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Tackle Your Tailgating Appetizers

Friday, January 20th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger Appetizers can be a source of sneaky extra calories, and many are high in saturated fat, calories, and sodium. Because we have a tendency to consume food that is in our line of sight, it’s very easy to eat a few too many appetizers at any tailgating party. That’s why it’s important to have a game-day plan for attacking the snack table. Follow these tips to keep your health in…

How To Cut the Sugar When Baking

Monday, January 16th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post was sponsored by Truvia, however, all opinions are my own.   I have the biggest sweet tooth and have since I was a little girl. Just typing the words cookies, brownies, and cupcakes makes my mouth water. Now that I’ve passed the big 4-0 (by a few years) I recognize that my metabolism has slowed down, and I just need to cut back on the sugar. For 2017, I’ve made it my New Year’s resolution…

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Round-Up

Saturday, December 24th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  There’s still time to whip up a batch or two of holiday cookies. If you missed any of Natalie’s 12 Days of Cookies round-up, I’ve got your covered. Here’s a look at the 12 days and all the mouth watering cookies. Day 1: Spicy Ginger Cookies by Chelsey Amer, RD of C It Nutritionally         Day 2: Healthy Snowball Cookies by Liz Shaw of Shaw’s Simple Swaps  …

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 12 Almond Butter Blossom Cookies

Friday, December 23rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger You made it to the end of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookie round-up. But don’t fret–there’s one more cookie left for you! These Almond Butter Blossom Cookies from Tawnie Kroll, RD of Kroll’s Korner are the perfect way to end this round-up. Made with almond butter, a2 milk (read the post to learn about this unique milk) and topped with a Hershey Kiss,

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 11 Dark Chocolate Dipped Chai Almond Cookies

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger It’s day 11 of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookies. Have you overloaded on cookies yet? I hope not because today features a cookie with a really interesting flavor. These Dark Chocolate Dipped Chai Almond Cookies by Rachael Hartley, RD of Avocado A Day Nutrition contain the contents of a chai tea bag in the cookie mix. Made with whole wheat flour and dipped

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