Diet

The Milky Way Index: How Much Sugar Is In Your Food?

July 19, 2015
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The husband was drinking a glass of orange juice a few days ago when he turned to me and asked “Is juice bad for you?” I said, “Yeah, it is – because it’s basically full of sugar.” And he said, “What do you mean ‘full of sugar?’” And the nutritionist in me started listing facts: […]

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The Secret Way to Make Guacamole without Avocado (Edamame Guacamole!)

July 14, 2015

Summertime is perfect for enjoying cookout foods at your outdoor BBQ, on a picnic, or just lounging on your deck at home! One of my favorite summertime foods are different, unique, and healthy versions of “chips and dip.” While the traditional “chips and dip” can run you over 500 calories per serving, my made-over guacamole is insanely rich […]

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Smoky Vegetarian Fajitas

April 9, 2015
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There is nothing better than the sound of a sizzling fajita platter coming to your table at a Mexican restaurant. Served with warm corn tortillas, shredded cheese, salsa, and avocado – this dish just screams deliciousness. I’m a creature of habit – every time the husband and I go to a Mexican restaurant, I’ll usually […]

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A Healthy Snack Giveaway from Tosi Superbites!

March 17, 2015
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Hi Everyone! This month’s giveaway is brought to you by Tosi Superbites — the makers of a vegan, gluten-free, low glycemic, high-fiber, organic, non-GMO snack! These crunchy and delicious superfood snacks are available in two flavors – Cashew and Almond. They feel like a cross between a crunchy granola bar and a nut-cluster. They are filling […]

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5 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 25, 2015
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January 1st is an important date for a lot of people. It’s a fresh start – the first day of a new year – and can be the perfect time to set healthy living goals for the whole family. Committing to any new lifestyle change (getting fit, eating healthy, or losing weight) isn’t always easy, but […]

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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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