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Welcome to my blog! You’ll find the latest nutrition information, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information.

I hope you enjoy the information you find here. Your comments and insight are very important to me and my readers.

Happy, healthy reading!
-Toby

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 14 Tip from Heather Mangieri

March 14th, 2015
Happy day 14 of National Nutrition Month. Today’s tip comes from a very talented sports nutritionist Heather Mangieri. Heather and I have spent countless hours talking nutrition and it is always a pleasure getting her perspective on healthy eating. Enjoy her tip!   Never Sacrifice Health for a Busy Lifestyle Learn how to have both! As a busy working mom with 3 active kids, I understand that it’s difficult…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 13 Tip from Gina Keatley

March 13th, 2015
Happy National Nutrition Month! For day 13 tip, culinary dietitian Gina Keatley recommends to eat more food. Say what?! Go on, read her fabulous advice! Eat More Food It’s not about eating less, people, it’s about eating more. Yes, I dare to say it, eat, eat, eat! Of course I am not saying you should get crazy on a full bucket of fried chicken or a massive bowl of nachos, but you should learn to enjoy and to eat.…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 12 Tip from Joy Bauer

March 12th, 2015
Happy National Nutrition Month! My month long healthy eating tip series continues with an important recommendation from the lovely Joy Bauer. If you haven’t seen her on The Today Show or picked up her delicious snack line, get cracking (I couldn’t help the pun!).   Set Short-Term and Long-Term Goals Having concrete goals is a vital component of success. And while I think “long-term goals”…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 11 Tip from Manuel Villacorta

March 11th, 2015
It’s day 11 of National Nutrition Month and you’re in for a special treat! Today’s nutrition tip comes from the very talented Manuel Villacorta who I am yet to meet in person (yes Manuel, we need to meet!). I have all of Manuel’s books and love his recipes and take on nutrition and health. Enjoy his words of wisdom.   Get Cooking If there’s one incredible thing you could do for your…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 10 Tip from Dana Angelo White

March 10th, 2015
  Happy National Nutrition Month! Day 10 healthy eating tip comes from my dear friend and “work husband” Dana Angelo White who is one of the smartest working dietitian moms I know. Enjoy Dana’s tip!   Utilize Your Freezer Your freezer is for more than just ice! Storing food in the freezer allows me to have weeknight dinners at the ready and to hold on to the flavors of summer during the winter…
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