Recipes

Healthy eating made easy with Brussels sprouts

Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen the reputation of the Brussels sprout do an absolute 180. It went from being a limp, gross side dish whined about by children everywhere to becoming a widely-loved star among veggies. And nutritionists…

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Happy Peanut Butter & Jelly Day!

It’s true that some of the best things in life are also the simplest. That’s why, when it comes to quick meals, the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich is one of the most loved. As every kid knows, you…

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Need salad dressing? Think outside the jar

The next time you want to top off a delicious salad you just made, think about using dressing you make yourself. Salad dressing is one of the easiest, fastest things you can make—plus homemade versions use a lot fewer ingredients…

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Healthy alternatives to red meat

We all know the famous question that’s asked before consuming red meat: Medium rare, medium, or well done? But instead, maybe the question should be: “To have, or to not have?” Although delicious, enjoying a filet, burger or roast beef…

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Easy grab-and-go egg recipes for hectic weekday mornings

Research shows that eating breakfast can help with weight loss – often because, those who skip the morning meal tend to get super hungry later and take in way more calories than those who had a healthy start to their…

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Five recipes to boost your heart health

When you hear that foods are ‘heart healthy’ what comes to mind? Perhaps descriptors such as bland, fat-free, diet, or just plain old gross? As a registered dietitian I hear that a lot. People are either intimidated by the order…

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Cauliflower is the new potato

Here’s something we never thought we’d say: “We’re excited about cauliflower!” But excited we are. That’s because recently we’ve tried two new recipes that took it from a bland side dish to a delicious stand-in for mashed potatoes and a…

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Slow cooker recipes: Fruit Butters

Fruit butters may share a name with those yellow sticks you use while baking, but they are much healthier. They are actually made from whole fruits that are cooked down until they resemble jam. But unlike most jams that use…

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Quinoa gets transformed into comfort food

In the midst of one of the snowiest and coldest winters we have had in Michigan in many years, I can’t stop craving comfort food. Unfortunately, eating my go-to feel-good dishes like macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and fried chicken…

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