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4 Omega-3 Packed Recipes

Monday, September 12th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, contributing blogger While the concept of “healthy fats” has become more commonplace, many consumers are still skeptical of the high fat and calorie content in foods like avocados and nuts. However, recent research proves even further that these foods are worth adding to your diet. A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like…

Healthy Eats: College Breakfast Edition

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Meal Ideas, Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? But when you get to college, your parents aren’t around to remind you every morning. Between late nights of studying, and sleeping until the last possible moment before your 8 AMs, breakfast usually goes unnoticed. However, research shows that eating breakfast daily, which was instilled in you as…

Strawberry Mint Overnight Oats

Thursday, September 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
Photo by Gail Watson By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN, CDN This post was sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company who also provided me with samples. Overnight oats are an easy, no-cook options for these dog days of summer when you just don’t want to turn on the stove. You can prep a batch the night before and grab it as you’re heading out the door. Plus, the varieties are endless! With so many fresh herbs at the market, I wanted to include…

6 Healthy Packable Lunch Foods for Kids

Monday, August 15th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Recipes  /  Comments: more
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Although the weather still screams summer, many families are in the midst of back-to-school planning. With the craziness of buying new wardrobes and school supplies, the last thing any parent wants to think about is what to pack in their kid’s lunchbox. Ditch the boring peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and try any of these 6 dietitian (and kid) approved lunches instead.…

Too Hot For Oatmeal? 6 Other Ways To Use Oats

Thursday, July 28th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger When you think of oats, you probably think of oatmeal. And when you think of oatmeal, you most definitely do not think of summer. Cooking up a batch of hot oatmeal sounds like a terrible start to a hot and humid morning.  Regardless of the weather, oats have good-for-you properties all year round.  Here are some of the reasons that oats should be part of your everyday diet:…

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