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Category Archives: Nutrition

Keep Your Holiday Plates Colorful

One of the things my aunt and I joked about during her recent visit was temporarily being on the “beige diet.” Case in point, our Friday night fish fry included fries, a roll and, of course, deep-fried fish … beige, … Continue reading

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Hanging With Jicama

To celebrate National Healthy Eating Day, why not try a new fruit or veggie? My new favorite veggie at the moment is *jicama (pronounced “HIK-ah-mah”), which is also known as a Mexican turnip or yam bean. I first learned about … Continue reading

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4 Unique Ways to get Your Pumpkin Fix

It’s that time of year again, friends. No, not the official start of fall. No, not football season. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything! And, yes, I know that the whole pumpkin spice thing has gotten out of control … Continue reading

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A Sweet Strawberry Salad in Just 3 Steps

strawberry dessert salad

I’m convinced it’s the little things that make life sweeter, and I always get excited whenever I find a healthy treat that tastes good and isn’t loaded with calories. Earlier this summer, I picked up a bottle of coconut balsamic … Continue reading

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To Keto or Not to Keto?

Lately, I can’t read any nutrition or wellness article, or scroll through social media feeds, without hearing about the ketogenic, or “keto,” diet. As interest grows on both the pro and con side of the keto diet for weight loss, … Continue reading

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3 Must-Haves for Your Kitchen

Over the past few years, I’ve learned to love cooking even though I’ve had just as many cooking “fails” as I’ve had successes. Last week, I attempted a new baked fish recipe that I’m pretty sure our two dogs wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Difference Between a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist?

As someone who has an interest in nutrition and wellness, I’m always curious about the latest research, trends and articles about these topics. There’s no shortage of healthy eating advice available from your newsfeed, from your gym buddy, from your … Continue reading

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Beware the “Nutri-Bully”

Imagine the following: You’re eating a salad. But, this isn’t just any salad. This is your first salad on the first day of your new nutrition plan after years of yo-yo dieting, fast food drive-thrus and late-night snacking. You feel … Continue reading

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Healthy Thanksgiving Leftovers Part 2

When it comes to healthy eating, I’m always searching for new ways to keep it fun and enjoyable. With Thanksgiving tomorrow, I’m thinking ahead to one of the tastiest parts of this holiday … the leftovers! You may have already … Continue reading

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