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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

12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Day 9 Thumbprint Cookies

December 20th, 2016
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger What holiday season would be complete without old fashioned thumbprint cookies? Days 9 of the 12 Days of Holiday Cookies shares a delicious traditional Thumbprint Cookie recipe from Sally Kuzemchak, RD of Real Mom Nutrition. Sally uses her mom’s time-honored recipe and fills the cookies with a dab of  vanilla frosting with a drop or two of almond extract. Although

Should You Take A Probiotic?

December 19th, 2016
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Role Mommy Writer’s Network. I was compensated to attend this event, but all opinions are my own. Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down for an intimate lunch with culinary nutritionist, Ellie Krieger. As the spokesperson for Renew Life Ultimate Flora Probiotics, Ellie chatted about one of the newest and most exciting…

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

December 19th, 2016
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

December 18th, 2016
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

December 17th, 2016
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 be a new
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