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Using Greek Yogurt As a Substitute

Monday, September 25th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD I have partnered with Dannon to help promote Oikos. I have been compensated for my time commitment to review Oikos. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. Greek yogurt is more versatile than you may realize. It can be used as an ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes. Although you can substitute the exact amount of cream cheese, mayonnaise…

The Truth About Evening Snacks

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Tips  /  Comments: 0
I have partnered with Dannon to help promote Oikos. I have been compensated for my time commitment to review Oikos. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. Snacking at night has gotten a bad reputation, and many folks feel bad about doing it. Oftentimes, it can be more about habit than hunger, but sometimes you truly do need a little something before bedtime. Having…

Can You Eat Beef When You’re Trying To Lose Weight?

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics, In the News  /  Comments: 0

By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post is part of my role as a member of the Beef Expert Bureau. I have been compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. Many folks ask me if they can include red meat, including beef, in their weight loss meal plan. With all the myths floating around regarding food in general, it’s a legitimate question. I discuss…

The Best Nutrients To Feed Your Brain

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Hot Topics  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN This post was sponsored by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED). All thoughts are my own. With my 3 kids heading back to school, I want to make sure to stock my pantry with foods that provide nutrients to feed their brains. It’s not just my kids’ brains, however, that need a little boost. With so much going on between work and family, I am so busy that I tend to forget things myself.…

34 Ways to Use Up Your Garden Produce

Monday, July 31st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 0
By Daniel Preiato, RDN, Contributing Blogger There’s almost nothing better than sitting down for a meal made straight from your home garden. In the summer, many home gardeners have tomatoes and cucumbers out the wazoo. They may have so much that they struggle to use all their produce before it goes bad. Here are some great ways to use that fresh garden produce before it ends up in the compost bin. Ways to use Produce by

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