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Get Dinner On the Table Quickly: Triple Cookbook Giveaway

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway  /  Comments: more
  Getting quick, healthy meals on the table isn’t easy. The school year is under way, yet many folks are still struggling with dinner (and other meals!). That is why I am giving away three cookbooks that can give you simple, easy recipes to do so. The cookbooks include The Super Easy 5-Ingredient Cookbook, The Easy 5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Cookbook, and my Smart Meal Prep for Beginners. Below you’ll find a description…

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas + Cabot Giveaway

Friday, September 7th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway, Healthy Eating, Kids, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: more
This post was sponsored by American Dairy Association Northeast. All thoughts are my own Start the school year off by sending your kids to school with simple, creative lunchboxes. When putting together my kid’s lunchboxes, I always keep in mind the flavor, nutrition, and eye appeal. I also want to make sure it’s easy to pick up with smaller fingers and not too messy. Here are three fun lunchbox ideas that my kids love…

Giveaway: Win A Copy of Smart Meal Prep for Beginners & 52-Week Meal Planner

Monday, July 23rd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Giveaway  /  Comments: 1
Last month I was thrilled to learn that my new cookbook Smart Meal Prep for Beginners was going to be released on 7/31. What’s better, I also found out that my fellow RD and childhood friend (I used to ride the bus with her sister!) is releasing her book 52-Week Meal Planner on the exact same date. Not only do I know the author Jessica Levinson from childhood, but the two books go hand-in-hand. Here is an inside look…

Should You Try These Latest Food Trends?

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Product Reviews  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD Last week I attended the New York City Fancy Food Show where I saw a wide variety of food trends. Here’s a look at what will be hitting store shelves—and which foods you should keep in your cart, and others you may want to skip. From The Ground Up Cauliflower Snacks
Cauliflower has made its way into pretzels and crackers. Both the cracker and pretzels are tasty and have a similar taste to the real deal.…

5 Things You Don’t Know About Prediabetes

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Heart Health, Nutrition & Health, Tips  /  Comments: more
Diabetes runs in my family with several of my relatives being diagnosed with prediabetes. Interestingly, not many folks know too much about prediabetes, and that’s why I was thrilled that my friend, registered dietitian colleague, and diabetes expert Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE, FAND just released her new book Prediabetes: A Complete Guide: Your Lifestyle Reset to Stop Prediabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses

Cookbook Review and Giveaway: The Truly Healthy Vegetarian Cookbook

Monday, May 21st, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Giveaway, Recipes  /  Comments: more
  Looking to get a little more plants in your diet? The Truly Healthy Vegetarian Cookbook: Hearty Plant-Based Recipes for Every Type of Eater by Elizabeth Thomson has over 100 simple and easy vegetarian recipes to fit into any healthy eating plan. Here’s an inside look into this delicious cookbook, including two recipes. Plus, you can also enter to win your own copy in my giveaway below. About the Cookbook

The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook is out TODAY!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating, Recipes  /  Comments: more
  I’m thrilled to announce the release of my latest cookbook The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook: Simple Recipes to Make Healthy Eating Delicious (Rockridge Press, 2018). Over the past few weeks, I have given my newsletter subscribers an inside look into some of my favorite recipes that you can give a try. Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze   GET THE RECIPE Miso-Garlic Pork Chops GET THE RECIPE Brussels…

Giveaway: My new cookbook The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Giveaway  /  Comments: more
I’m so thrilled to have my third cookbook  The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook: Simple Recipes To Make Healthy Eating Delicious released on April 3, 2018. This cookbook is all about quick, easy, simple ways to get healthy meals on your table. Right now you can only pre-order it on Amazon. Because March 13th is Registered Dietitian day, I wanted to do something extra special and giveaway an advanced copy of…

Product Review and Giveaway: simplyFUEL Protein Balls

Monday, March 5th, 2018  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway, Product Reviews  /  Comments: more
Have you noticed lots of balls and bites coming on the market lately? As part of my job I get to taste many of them. Hands down, these simplyFUEL Protein Balls are one of my favorites. Usually I get free samples to check if I like the nutrition and flavor, but these babies were so tasty that I put in an order on Amazon to get more! I contacted founder Mitzi Dulan, who agreed to send the winner of this giveaway two large bags of

Q&A with Liz Shaw, Co-Author of Fertility Foods Cookbook

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD You don’t often think about food when discussing infertility, but there is a connection.  Fellow registered dietitians Liz Shaw MS, RDN and Sara Haas, RDN co-authored a cookbook about foods that help optimize fertility. The Fertility Foods Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body. provides science-backed advice on which foods can help boost fertility, which foods to avoid, and other…