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  • Sunchokes Made Easy !

    Posted on April 10, 2013 by in Uncategorized

       Sunchokes are plentiful this time of year. They look alot like ginger root- you can peel them if you   like, but that is a little difficult to do ! I keep the skin on, which is actually very thin and edible. Sunchokes are a great source of inulin, a polysaccharide that is like a […]

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  • Spring Time Means Asparagus!

    Posted on April 5, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    Yes, it is finally spring and what better time to enjoy asparagus! Asparagus is one of the most nutrient- rich vegetables on the planet. This low calorie vegetable is loaded with folacin, which is necessary for blood cell formation. It also contains vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, fiber and rutin, which strengthens capillary walls. Enjoy this […]

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  • March 13, 2013 is National Registered Dietitian Day!

    Posted on March 13, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    Today is National Registered Dietitian Day! And today, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics added a new credential to our profession! The new credential is RDN- registered dietitian nutritionist. Why did they do this? Because EVERY dietitian is a nutritionist- but not every nutritionist is a registered dietitian ! When you see the credentials RD […]

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  • The Easiest and Tastiest Fish Filets you will ever make !

    Posted on March 6, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    For a heart healthy diet, it is recommended that 2 servings of fish are consumed weekly. With this easy and tasty recipe, you will want to eat fish all the more ! This recipe not only works well with flounder, but just about any fish you can think of ! ingredients: 4- 6 ounce flounder […]

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  • March is National Nutrition Month!

    Posted on March 4, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    March is National Nutrition Month®, a yearly event which calls attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme this year is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” which encourages personalized healthy eating styles and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and […]

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  • February is Heart Health Month !

    Posted on February 20, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    February is Heart Health Month and who would think snacking would actually benefit your heart? Planned snacking through out the day is actually a great way to increase your fiber intake which is great for lowering cholesterol levels and managing weight! Snacking is also a great opportunity to increase your calcium and antioxidant intake. Who thought […]

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  • Hot Chocolate

    Posted on January 9, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    2 cups fat free milk. ( I like Skim Plus by Farmland Dairies) 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Long cinnamon sticks to stir (optional)   In a medium saucepan, cook the milk and brown sugar to a simmer. Turn off the heat […]

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  • Liguinine with Sardine Sauce

    Posted on January 9, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    1 box linguine, whole wheat preferred 2 cans sardine in olive oil     2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon chopped garlic ½ cup flat leaf parsley 1 lemon, sliced   Cook pasta according to directions. Prepare al dente to reduce it’s glycemic index, great for blood sugar control! Chop the sardines and […]

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  • Minestrone Soup

    Posted on January 9, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped sweet onion 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery (tops too) 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 slice turkey bacon, diced (optional) 26 ounces  canned crushed tomatoes 8 cups low sodium chicken broth 19 ounces canned cannellini beans, rinsed and well drained ½ cup dry red wine   […]

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  • Best kale chips you will ever have!

    Posted on January 9, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    A great alternative to potato chips!   1 bunch curly kale, washed and dried very well Canola oil cooking spray Kosher salt Lemon pepper ( Trader Joes)   Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cut off the the thick vein stems from kale. Cut the kale leaves into small pieces and spread on a cookie sheet. […]

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