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Welcome to my blog! You’ll find the latest nutrition news, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information. My blog is made possible by my wonderful group of contributors, including fellow registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and nutrition students. All of my contributors have varying nutrition backgrounds and interests, making this blog a great place to learn about a wide range of food and nutrition topics.

I’m so proud of the efforts of all of my contributors and the recognitions of our great work. Greatist recently named my blog one of “19 Awesome Resources to Help You Eat Better”, and Healthline awarded us a spot in the “The Best Healthy Living Blogs of 2016”.  I know you will enjoy and learn from the information you find here. Your comments and insight are very important to me and my readers.

Happy, healthy reading!

-Toby

Forbidden Rice and Bean Stuffed Tomatoes with Red Pepper Coulis

August 31st, 2017
I have partnered with Dannon Light & Fit to help promote Light & Fit Greek. I have been compensated for my time commitment. However, my opinions are my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. My second challenge from Dannon Light & Fit was to “Top Chef” it with 5 random ingredients I received in the mail. I received the following ingredients: black rice, cannellini beans, jarred roasted…

3 Ways To Up Your Protein Game at Breakfast

August 30th, 2017
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. Breakfast is important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but what you choose to put on your plate can set the tone for the rest of the day. Many typical breakfast foods are high in carbs and…

Why Whey?

August 28th, 2017
By Kimberly Visioni, MS, RD, LDN Contributing Blogger If you ever visit a GNC or Vitamin Shoppe, you may feel a tad overwhelmed by the containers, or should I say barrels, of protein powder with “WHEY” splashed across the front. You may also be wondering why whey protein has become a staple in so many households and daily routines.  What is Whey Protein? Whey is one of two main types of protein found in cow’s milk.…

My 5 Go-To Post-Workout Snacks

August 23rd, 2017

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. Refueling your body post workout is a key component to any exercise regime and is crucial for proper recovery of muscles. Timing is also important, with 30-60 minutes post workout being the…

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook Is Out TODAY!

August 22nd, 2017
Finally, the day has arrived. The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab is available for purchase on Amazon. As a working mom of three children, I know firsthand how difficult it can be to carve out the time for healthy home cooking. In my latest cookbook, I share tips and tricks to use meal prep to beat the dinnertime rush. The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook features:
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