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Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

March is National Nutrition Month and this year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to learn how to “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.” I often encourage my clients to savor the flavor of their food. Too often, … Continue reading

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Time for kalettes or kale sprouts?

Sometimes veggies take the culinary world by storm. Such has been the case with both kale and Brussels sprouts. And now, we welcome a new hybrid of these two trendy veggies. Called kalettes or kale sprouts, they’re a perfect blend … Continue reading

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Wild about Wild Ramps

With my nickname from my next door neighbor being the onion queen because of my onion garden, and being Italian and loving garlic, I have long been intrigued by wild ramps. Ramps are an early spring perennial onion with a … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

I often hear people joke, “If it tastes good, it’s not good for you.” Have you ever felt that way? Many of my clients do. Many think that healthy and tasty don’t go together. But this isn’t true! March is … Continue reading

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Laughing all the way in 2014

It’s here. We wait all year for it. Literally. The time to ring out the old and ring in the new. I always enjoy looking back over the past year and peering into the new year with hope-filled anticipation. I … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Salad Surprise

Brussels sprouts came into my life in my late teens. Not a regular on my dinner table, they weren’t on my radar screen until I went to college.  I can’t say I was crazy about them at first, but as … Continue reading

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Wet Your Whistle with Watermelon

Watermelon season is here!  With water in its name, watermelon is one of the best foods to help you stay hydrated! Did you know that one cup of diced watermelon is about 92% water? Since our bodies are made up … Continue reading

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Kebab Love

It’s kebab season. Not only are kebabs extremely easy to make and enjoyable to eat, they are perfect to help you to meet your goal of 5-9 servings of vegetables and/or fruit daily.  This also fits in perfectly with the … Continue reading

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Got bananas? Try Yonanas!

I love useful kitchen gadgets and appliances and every year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo is brimming with them. Last fall, I tried a delicious frozen dessert made from only frozen bananas … Continue reading

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Spring onions…simple & easy to grow

I love planting onions. They’re so easy. Stick them in the garden in the spring and they seem to grow no matter what. Because the spring is wet, they rarely need watered. They are dependable.  This year, it has been … Continue reading

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