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Showcasing the Versatility of Greek Yogurt

Monday, July 10th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0
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. My first cookbook, The Greek Yogurt Kitchen showcases the versatility of Greek yogurt is in a variety of recipes. You may dig into a cup of Greek yogurt for breakfast or grab a cup of at work,…

3 Citrus Hacks That Add Flavor, Not Calories

Monday, April 3rd, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by the Sunkist. Photos courtesy of Sunkist. All thoughts are my own. Did you know that citrus fruit are in season all year long? Luckily, many of these unheard of varieties (hello, pomelo!) are now available at your local grocery stores. Not sure which varieties to look for? This fabulous seasonality chart is a great resource to keep on hand. Filling your shopping cart with…

Strawberry-Cocoa Oatmeal

Monday, February 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Product Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. During the bone chilling days of winter, I love warming up with a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. Oatmeal is also the perfect way to add cocoa flavanols into my daily regimen. One of my favorite flavor combinations for oatmeal is strawberries and chocolate. Why Are Cocoa Flavanols

Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: more
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger As soon as the temperature drops, I want to cozy up with a warm blanket and enjoy a homey comforting meal. However, with the long Northeast winter, indulging in comfort foods can also mean taking in extra calories. But weight gain is definitely not a given. Here are healthier, more nutrient packed options to your favorite comfort meals. Baked Potato
Instead of that loaded baked potato…

5 Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

Thursday, February 9th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: more

By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Even if you don’t have a sweetheart, you will likely want something sweet on Valentine’s Day. If sweet isn’t your thing, then this is the time of year to whip up a romantic decadent dinner. But indulging your sweet or savory tooth doesn’t have to mean packing on the pounds.  Try any of these healthier Valentine’s Day recipes to have your cake (or steak) without

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