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5 Healthy Breakfasts In 5 Minutes (Or Less!)

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by belVita who also provided the header image. The morning rush oftentimes gets you out the door without a healthy breakfast. Research, however, shows that there are numerous benefits to starting your day off right. Those who eat breakfast tend to have a more nutritious diet overall, have better concentration, sustained energy levels throughout the day, and may even…

My 5 Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Peanuts

Monday, April 11th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by Planters Peanuts who also sent me samples.  Since I was a little girl, I’ve always adored peanuts. But as I got older I realized it’s not only the taste I love, but also the fact that these nuts (technically legumes) are brimming with good-for-you nutrients. Here are 5 reasons why peanuts can fit into your healthy eating plan and creative ways to enjoy them. #1: Plant-Based

Switch Up Your Favorite Foods

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Facts, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, CDN, Contributing Blogger We all have our “ways” of eating certain foods. Some ways may be more outside the box than others, but we should always try to embrace new tastes. Seeing as this month’s theme for National Nutrition Month is “Savor the Flavor,” here are some ideas on how to do just that!   Cottage Cheese
High in protein, this soft cheese is an underappreciated food.…

Recipe Round Up: Healthy Barbecue Fare

Monday, August 17th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Alexandra Orlan, Guest Blogger Barbecues are the epitome of summer. Everyone loves to have friends and family over and enjoy a nice meal together. Problem is, some of these foods can be very unhealthy. Below are some healthy twists on the classic barbecue foods thanks to several registered dietitians. Healthy French Onion Dip
Recipe and photo by Kristina LaRue RD, CSSD of Love and Zest   Servings: 4 Ingredients:

How to Add Vegetables Into Kid-Friendly Meals

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 1
This post was sponsored by Champion. By Mary (Yue) Sun, PhD, Guest Blogger The biggest problem parents seem to have is finding creative ways to get their kids to eat more veggies. But getting your child to eat healthy shouldn’t be a burden. Here are 3 quick and easy ideas to boost your kiddos veggie intake.
  • Make a healthy dip: Research shows that dips are a great way for children to increase their vegetable consumption.

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