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How to Build a Healthier Soup

Thursday, February 12th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN. Originally published by US News & World Report Winter is the perfect time to cozy up to a bowl of warm soup. Soups are a perfect way to take in a variety of wholesome ingredients, which can lead to a healthier diet. Some soups, however, can easily be transformed into a calorie and fat nightmare. Traditional bowls of thick and creamy mushroom soup, bisque or clam chowder can rack up the calories…

Big Game, Big Taste, Little Calories: Superbowl Menu

Saturday, January 31st, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
If you missed the revamped Superbowl recipes this week created by Elizabeth Canepari, here is a recap of them all. It’s a delicious Game Day menu that won’t disappoint!   Chicken Nacho Bites   Twice Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato Skins Buffalo Quinoa Crusted Chicken Fingers   Spinach, Chicken Sausage, and Asiago Stuffed Mushrooms

Big Game, Big Taste, Little Calories: Super Bowl Faves Revamped

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: 0

By Elizabeth Canepari, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger In my house football Sundays are almost a religious experience. We’ve got it all, the big screen TV, surround sound speakers, various drinks on ice, and snacks galore. As the 22 weeks of glory come to an end, it’s time to start prepping for the Big Game. Don’t get me wrong, a crispy buffalo wing sopping with hot sauce and blue cheese definitely has game day written…

A Lighter Holiday Dinner: Puerto Rican Style

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: 0

By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Like many of us, my favorite part of the holidays is visiting with family and getting a taste of the traditional holiday foods you only eat a few times a year. I’m Puerto Rican and our traditional holiday meal is pernil (roast pork shoulder) and arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas). We sometimes eat these foods at other holidays or special occasions, like New Year’s…

Choose This, Not That: College Style

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, Contributing Blogger College years are notorious for a lot of reasons, one of which is weight gain. Contrary to popular belief, the freshman fifteen is an underestimate; most gain closer to twenty pounds. Do not be a statistic! Weigh in on these helpful tips to make your college years, truly, the best of your life. Education, With a Side of Fries
Weight gain during college is multi-factorial.…

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