We know vegetables are the healthiest foods you can eat, but most of us don’t eat enough of them. If the thought of eating plain old steamed broccoli or green beans turns you off to eating vegetables, you aren’t alone. BORING!  And the really tasty vegetable dishes like eggplant parmesan, broccoli in cheese sauce or…

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  How many servings of veggies did you eat today? Probably not enough! 84% of Americans don’t meet the USDA minimum recommendations of 4 servings or 2 cups a day. We know vegetables are healthy and we should eat more of them, but finding a way to do it is another story- especially if you…

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I’m obsessed with zucchini noodles. They are my new favorite dinner. You can prepare them in so many different ways to make a quick healthy meal. They’re MUCH lower in calories than pasta and practically carb free. You can have a large plate of tasty food for under 300 calories (depending on the sauce of course).…

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I remember growing up I had a normal sit-down dinner with my family. But as the years have gone by, many of my dinners have turned into graze-fests.  Unless I’m with friends or my boyfriend, I rarely eat dinner. And I know I’m not alone in this habit! So is it bad not to eat…

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  What do you think of when you hear the words frozen food? Sodium, fat, preservatives, not-so-healthy foods? Foods for … LAZY PEOPLE?  Think again! Frozen foods have come a long way since the days of  “Swanson Hungry Man Frozen Dinner”. Sure, some products are still loaded with fat and sodium, but now there are…

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March is National Nutrition Month and it is the perfect time to reflect on the kind of fuel you put into your bodies. Read on to learn my 8 simple tips to improve your diet. This blog post appeared on the Gnu Food website. Most of us have hectic schedules and grab food on the…

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It is no big suprise that vegetables are healthy. But did you that there are several factors that can have an major impact on nutrients your body is actually absorbing? For example, how often do you snack on carrots by themselves or add a fat free salad dressing to your salad? Maybe you are following…

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