Demystifying Health Food Labels: What do they all mean?

February 26, 2014
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“Free-Range,” “Organic,” “All Natural,” “Whole Grain,” — words like these are all over grocery store items and restaurant menus these days! It can be super confusing to know whether these words actually mean anything: whether a product labeled “all natural” is better than a product without that label, and how to make sure you’re not […]

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Lightened Up Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 18, 2014
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A few days ago (on Valentine’s Day), the husband brought me home a red velvet cupcake. It was ginormous — even despite the fact that he had eaten half of it! And it was delicious. I just love cupcakes — there’s something about that pre-portioned cute little personalized cake that gets me every time. And […]

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Five Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

February 14, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is like the holiday of dessert. Candy, chocolates, romantic decadent dinners, all of it screams indulgence. And there’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence! My husband and I went on our second date ever on Valentine’s Day in 2004 (our first date was the week before, on February 7th, 2004 – when I […]

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Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

February 4, 2014
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These days I’m in the mood for recipes that are super fast to make, but are still light and delicious. Because with a newborn, who has time to spend hours in the kitchen? Enter this easy, creamy, healthy tomato soup, which is my first post-baby recipe to share with all of you! Smoked paprika and […]

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New Giveaway: One Year of Free Healthy Meal Plans from eMeals!

January 31, 2014
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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just wake up one day and have all of your meal planning (guaranteed to be both healthy and delicious, and catered to your dietary preferences) taken care of… for the entire year? I thought that was such a cool concept, which is why I’m really excited to partner […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

January 26, 2014
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Hi Everyone! My baby Layla is 2 weeks old today I can’t believe how fast time has passed since we came home from the hospital. The husband and I have learned so much in these first two weeks of her life, and I’m sure that will just continue as she gets older! Some little snippets […]

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