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12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 8 Gingerbread Cookies with White Chocolate

Monday, December 19th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger The eighth day of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookies showcases a cookie from this very own blog. These Gingerbread Cookies with White Chocolate are a healthy twist on the classic holiday dessert. With a blend of whole wheat and all-purpose flour, plus unsweetened applesauce and Greek yogurt to replace the butter and oil, these cookies are definitely healthier than many other

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 7 Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chia Cookies

Sunday, December 18th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Day 7 of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookies features a delicious combination of flavors that everyone can enjoy–chocolate and peanut butter. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chia Cookies from Julie Harrington, RD of RDelicious Kitchen have a secret high protein ingredient–chickpeas! That’s right, these cookies contain beans and the delicious flavors

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 6 Orange Spiced Cashew Cookies

Saturday, December 17th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger The sixth day of 12 Days of Holiday Cookie round-up brings us a really unique cookie by EA Stewart of The Spicy RD. These Orange Spiced Cashew Cookies are gluten-free, vegan and they really showcase the flavors of the holidays. With a simple mix of cashew nuts, flax meal, spices and orange zest, plus pure maple syrup for sweetness, these wholesome cookies are sure to

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 5 Snickerdoodle Cookies

Friday, December 16th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger On day 5 of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookies, I’m featuring a classic cookie that is also a favorite of mine. These Snickerdoodle Cookies by The Nutrition Twins make the perfect holiday dessert with just 85 calories and 4 grams of sugar per cookie. Plus, the oat flour in this recipe makes these Snickerdoodles gluten-free. Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD is a

How To Enjoy The Mediterranean Diet

Thursday, December 15th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 0
By Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger With an emphasis on cooking styles from the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, the Mediterranean Diet emphasizes eating plenty of healthy fats, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and red wine. Good fats like extra virgin olive oil, fatty fish, and nuts are encouraged. on the diet because of their high omega-3 content.. Studies have shown that incorporating…

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