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What’s in Season? Spring Produce!

Monday, June 9th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Farm-to-Table, Food Facts, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Spring brings out the most delicious and vibrant fruits and veggies. Spring salads totally hit the spot on a hot day and are the perfect way to add seasonal produce into your diet. They can be as simple as baby greens with light dressing or a chopped mixture of the seasons finest. What’s even better is buying in season guarantees delicious, nutritious produce that doesn’t…

Make Your Own Veggie Meatballs

Thursday, March 20th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0

By Catherine Cioffi, RD Contributing Blogger One of my favorite ways to pair plant proteins is with the veggie “meatball”.  The meatball in general has become a new trend in the food service industry, from upscale restaurants to fast casual chains. In response to the growing number of vegetarians and vegans, many restaurants have also created “meatballs” that have no meat at all. For example, The Meatball

6 Quick and Easy Pre-Workout Snacks

Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: more
When I don’t eat properly before my workout, my energy dwindles and performance suffers leaving me frustrated. Now, before I hit the tennis courts or lift weights, I make it a point to fuel properly. It’s really amazing how eating the right foods before a workout can make all the difference in the world. Timing Counts!
Many of us exercise early in the morning, during lunchtime or right after work. This usually means…

Getting Your Protein the Vegetarian Way

Friday, February 28th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Nutrition Basics  /  Comments: 0
By Catherine Cioffi, RD Contributing blogger The type of protein you choose to eat has become a hot topic in America. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, adults should focus on lean protein, from a variety of sources. This can include lean cuts of poultry and meat, and fish. The guidelines also encourage “plant-based” proteins for both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Plant-Based Proteins

5 Healthy Eating Apps to Keep Your Diet on Track

Monday, October 28th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Joni Garcia, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger
The holiday season is quickly approaching and while this time of the year is fun and exciting, it can be hard to stick to your normal routine with all the parties, shopping, and other things to do.  We’ve grown to rely on our smart phones for basically everything, so why not use it to help keep eating habits in check? Why Apps?
Our smart phones can help us to stay accountable,…