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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.

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…

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