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Recipe Redux — Italian Style Chicken Soup

Our recipe challenge this month was to look at a food trend for the upcoming year and turn it into a comforting bowl of soup or stew. Well believe it or not, chicken is a trend for 2013. It’s being … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole with a Hip Twist

My challenge this month for Recipe Redux was to put a new spin on old-fashioned side dishes. Immediately I decided I’d be doing some veggie-filled spin on my my grandmother’s spaetzle. Spaetzle are those delcious little german dumplings usually covered … Continue reading

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Recipe Redux: Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

It’s that time of the month again–Recipe Redux–Yeah!!! When I read this month’s theme, “Orange You Glad It’s Fall,” I knew my recipe would involve sweet potatoes and cinnamon. Those flavors to me meld into the perfect, comforting flavors of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk—Yum!!!

I recently worked with The Hershey Company to discuss the health benefits of chocolate milk during my latest media tour and I thought I’d share these benefits with you. As a mom and registered dietitian its important to me that … Continue reading

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Recipe Redux: Vacation Food

Well, I hope you enjoyed my first recipe redux recipe last month as much as I did. Now here we are a month later and it’s time for round two. My task this month involving “vacation food,” really made me … Continue reading

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Recipe Redux: No Cook Meals

Today I launch a new chapter in my blog; I’ve officially joined a website called Recipe Redux.   This is a site developed by foodie dietitians just like me who strive to make delicious AND nutritious foods.  Each month I’ll be … Continue reading

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It’s Raspberry Time!

Is it raspberry time where you are? It’s just wrapping up where I am, and I was fortunate enough to get some time a few days ago to pick a bunch. For just a tiny little berry, the raspberry packs … Continue reading

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Win a Puffins Cereal Prize Pack!

You may have seen the new “Pass the Puffins” commercials airing recently. In celebration of the “Pass the Puffins” theme, Barbara’s Bakery is excited to offer a Pass the Puffins Prize Pack to my readers. When it comes to nutrition, … Continue reading

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Processed Food: Not all bad

Think banning all processed foods from you and your family’s diet is the only way to ensure you’re eating healthy?  Well you may want to think again.  Certainly there are many highly processed foods out there that you and your … Continue reading

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#1 Cause of Obesity in America

Today’s post is a bit of a vent.  As I was working today I had the TV on in the background (sometimes it gets a little quite working by yourself day in and day out) and I heard Dr. Oz … Continue reading

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