I love broccoli, and broccoli salad has always been one of my favorite dishes to take to picnics. Not only is it easy to make, there are tons of ways to make it. This year for the Memorial Day picnic, I was asked to bring the broccoli salad again. Though my original recipe was tried […]
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I’m often asked to share ideas on how to get more protein throughout the day. That prompted me to post my healthier version for traditional three-bean salad. This higher protein adaptation has less sugar and is lower in fat and calories than traditional recipes . It is a great source of protein, fiber, folate, iron and a good source of […]
Time, money, motivation, family. The excuses and barriers to living a healthy lifestyle are endless. It is true that planning and preparing meals every night can be exhausting; starting a new exercise program can be intimidating; and it may be difficult to imagine how you could squeeze in another hour of sleep. But that does not mean you should not […]