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7 Family Dinners for Busy Weeknights

Monday, October 3rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: 1
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger You just got home from work and it’s time to pick up your kids from soccer practice. The next thing you know, it’s 7 pm and the entire family is asking the dreaded question, “What’s for dinner?” You don’t have the time or energy to spend an hour in the kitchen preparing an elaborate meal, but you want your family to sit down for some nourishment and bonding time. Don’t…

7 Beef Recipes To Cook Now and Freeze for Later

Monday, September 26th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: more
By Toby Amidor, MS, RDN Disclosure: I am on the Beef Checkoffs Expert Bureau. This post was not sponsored and all thoughts are my own. Looking to save time? Always on the go? Batch cooking is the perfect solution. Many recipes can be cooked, frozen into individual or family portions, and then defrosted throughout the week. Cuts of lean beef that freeze well include chuck roast, shoulder pot roast, and bottom round roast.…

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…

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