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  • Vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    How to make healthy vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    Vegetarian chili is a great healthy recipe alternative when trying to plan a meatless meal as it is quick, easy and affordable. If you are tryingout avegetarian dish for the first time this one is a winner as it is tasty and only requires a few...
  • Aloha Diet book dishes sneak peek at Ahi Tuna Poke "martinis" for Oscar party fun and flare.
    New 'Aloha Diet' dishes Oscars party worthy Ahi Tuna Poke
    Now you can add the spirit of "Aloha" to your2015 Oscar party ideas with this fun inside look at how to serve up the newAloha Diet™book's Spicy Ahi Tuna Poke 'Martinis' at your 2015 Oscars party. Your guests will love...
  • Host a 'California Living: inspired wine & cheese pairing Oscars party
    'California Living' dishes wine and cheese Oscars party ideas
    CALIFORNIA LIVING® sets the stage for the ultimate February 22, 2015 Oscars party with 3 easy steps to hosting an award winning "wine & cheese pairing" Oscars viewing party. Hosting a wine and cheese pairing Oscars party is one...
  • Lucy's Chocolate Chip Cookies
    This February, try a heart-healthier treat from Lucy's
    February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to improve your nutrition and adopt a heart-healthier diet. Swapping out even one unhealthy snack—like fried or salty foods—for something more nutritious is a great start. And trust me,...
  • Refrigerator overload
    Food safety for seniors
    I recently gave a talk to a group of senior citizens at a local assisted living center and brought to their attention updated food safety issues. I reviewed with them the latest news in food science and emphasized the need to be vigilant about...
  • Vegetarian Options
    Vegetarian Trade-Outs in Nutrition
    Taking the plunge from a meat-eating diet to vegetarianism is not nearly as scary as one might expect. The number-one complaint most naysayers have about the vegetarian diet is that protein can not be consumed in an appropriate amount...
  • Finding Health Through Fiber
    Finding Health Through Fiber
    Daily multivitamins, protein shakes, and drinking water by the boatload all have been praised for their health benefits, but what about fiber? This nutrient is often overlooked, especially to the juice-fasting fans and those who avoid fruits and...
  • How often should we eat fast food meals?
    Fast food: How often should we eat it?
    There has always been much debate among nutrition professionals about how often we should indulge in fast food. The fast food industry is considered a primary reason behind the global obesity epidemic. Even if this is true, entirely avoiding fast...
  • Glutino multigrain English muffins and instant pancake baking mix
    Enjoy a gluten-free breakfast in bed with these Glutino favorites
    How awesome is it that Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday this year? That means you can sleep in, stay up late…or even bring your sweetheart breakfast in bed. If you’re wondering what to serve for your gluten-free sweetie, try...
  • Green Vegetables
    LIVE LONGER, DISEASE FREE WITH THE MYSTERY OF VITAMIN K2.
    LIVE LONGER, DISEASE FREE WITH THE MYSTERY OF VITAMIN K2.A new 2014 study on vitamin K confirms that ample vitamin K intake can indeed help you live a lot longer. In a group of more than 7,000 people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, people...
  • "My kid can't bring peanuts to school because your kid isn't vaccinated."
    Food Allergies are not a choice
    Lately there have been some super outstanding rants, myths, and perceptions about people with food allergies. So it's time to put some education out there, before any further rants make others look really stupid.Current outstanding food...
  • Sweet Dessert
    A tale of two super bowl ads
    As I was watching Super Bowl 49 this year I paid particular attention to the food ads as you would expect of a Registered Dietitian. I am looking for the specific message that the advertiser is trying to send out so you will buy the product...
  • Wine Folly Wine vs Beer info-graphic
    Party Girl Diet dishes Super Bowl party foods for weight loss and sexy abs
    Today, Feb. 1, 2015 is Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, one of the biggest days of the year for attending and throwing parties with large spreads of party foods like burgers, hot wings and pizza. For people either trying to lose weight on a diet or who are...
  • Coconut yogurt
    Eat More Bugs To Lose Weight
    You’ve probably heard by now that eating foods containing good bacteria called probiotics can help promote digestion and keep you regular. Now new research finds probiotics may also help you lose weight.According to a study published in the...
  • Winter sky
    The politics of food
    I was recently at the supermarket looking down the aisle and all I saw were people standing in front of display shelves in deep concentration. Because I am always curious I interrupted their thinking and asked “What are you looking for?...