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My New Cookbook: The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook

Monday, July 24th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: more
I am thrilled to announce the release of my second cookbook The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab and Go by Rockridge Press on August 22, 2017. As you know, it’s easy to reach for frozen and microwavable meals when you’re short on time, but being too busy shouldn’t mean that you can’t have balanced and delicious meals. Learning how to meal prep properly…

Should You Try A Meat Delivery Service?

Monday, June 26th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN It seems you can get just about anything delivered to your front door these days and meat is no exception. There are several companies offering subscription services, where a month’s supply of meat will automatically be delivered to your doorstep each month. Think of it like a CSA delivery of fruits and veggies, but instead of produce, you get different cuts of meat each month. Most companies…

[Book Review] Healthy Gut, Flat Stomach: The Fast and Easy Low-FODMAP Diet Plan

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 1
  By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger The low FODMAP diet is increasing in popularity as many folks with certain health conditions find relief from this new way of eating. However, the term FODMAP is still new to many. An acronym, FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides Monosaccharides and Polyols. This complicated terms are types of carbohydrates, and the low FODMAP diet eliminates all foods…

Strawberry-Cocoa Oatmeal

Monday, February 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. During the bone chilling days of winter, I love warming up with a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. Oatmeal is also the perfect way to add cocoa flavanols into my daily regimen. One of my favorite flavor combinations for oatmeal is strawberries and chocolate. Why Are Cocoa Flavanols

The Inside Scoop: Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards

Thursday, February 16th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. Last week I attended the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards at Lincoln Center on behalf of the CocoaVia®  brand. It was in honor of heart health month, which is February. As heart disease greatly affects my family and myself, it was an honor to participate in the evening’s events.…

Should You Take A Probiotic?

Monday, December 19th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Product Reviews  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Role Mommy Writer’s Network. I was compensated to attend this event, but all opinions are my own. Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down for an intimate lunch with culinary nutritionist, Ellie Krieger. As the spokesperson for Renew Life Ultimate Flora Probiotics, Ellie chatted about one of the newest and most exciting…

Getting to Know Your Healthcare (Plus Giveaway!)

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway, Nutrition & Health  /  Comments: more
  The post was sponsored by UnitedHealthcare who also provided the $100.00 gift card to a randomly selected commenter on my blog (details below). As a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) I live and breathe good nutrition, but part of a healthy lifestyle is making sure I see my physicians regularly and so do my children. Taking preventative measures with my health (like getting regular mammograms) and checking…

Review and Giveaway: Mpowher Apparel

Monday, October 10th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Giveaway, Product Reviews  /  Comments: more
  By Toby Amidor, MS, RD The workout gear giveaway is sponsored by MPowher Apparel. Photos courtesy of MPowher Apparel. As part of my healthy lifestyle, I exercise frequently. I play on numerous U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) leagues, take Pilates classes 1-3 times a week, and do lots of walking. Of course I like to exercise in style, but I found that MPowerHer has a bigger message that speaks to me. So for me, exercise…

Cookbook Review: Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook

Thursday, September 29th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews  /  Comments: more
By Alissa Fogelson, Contributing Blogger
It’s no secret that nutritious eating while pregnant is vital. Yet many expectant mothers tend to be confused about the types of foods to restrict and ways that they can use nutrition to ease pregnancy discomforts. How can expectant mothers ensure they are eating foods that will allow their babies to grow and develop healthfully? The new cookbook Healthy, Happy Pregnancy

App Review: Whole Body Reboot

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0

By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger We all have a tough time making healthy decisions. Perhaps you can’t resist a cone of ice cream while taking the kids out or you need those boardwalk fried Oreos. But, don’t fret! Registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, author of Whole Body Reboot, has a great new app that can help you keep your body in shape and shed those unwanted extra pounds. What Is Whole Body Reboot?

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