I’ve been a registered dietitian for a long time. Over the years, I think I’ve heard every excuse in the book for why breakfast gets skipped. Whatever your excuse- no time, not hungry, don’t need it- my response is always the same. Eating breakfast is not negotiable; have something. Breakfast breaks-the-fast from not eating overnight […]
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Getting kids to eat their vegetables is a challenge for most parents, even me. That’s why when I came across this recipe for green bean bacon bundles, I was all about it. I perused the options on Pinterest for a recipe that fit my cooking style- simple, healthy and uses minimal ingredients. It’s not that […]
Winter is coming and that means soup’s on in my house. This homemade wedding soup is one of my favorites because it is a balance of healthy carbohydrates, plenty of protein and a bit of fat for flavor, all mixed into one meal. I posted this wedding soup recipe last year on Instagram and Facebook […]