The Fresh Beet
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Food for Thought

5 Healthy Recipes to Jump-start your Summer Body, Mind & Soul

On May 14, 2015

Summer is quickly approaching and for many, this means it’s time to slim down and tone up. It’s beach season after all and we want to look good. But you can’t ignore your… Read More

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Ask the RD: What can I eat to control my blood sugar?

On April 23, 2015

I’ve just been diagnosed with type II diabetes and I can’t grasp the whole blood sugar thing. It seems like everything has carbs in it – what the heck can I eat? Great… Read More

chicken recipe
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Turmeric Chicken Salad Toasts + How Eating Leftovers Can Save You Money & Help Feed Our Growing Population

On March 22, 2015

Hey Ya’ll! It’s time for another Recipe Redux, and this month were cooking up Two-for-One Meals: We’re all about cooking once and eating twice. In short, double dinners are better. Show us… Read More

Happy National Nutrition Month
Food for Thought

Tips & Recipes to Help You Eat More Veggies in Celebration of National Nutrition Month

On March 17, 2015

Happy National Nutrition Month! How are the healthy eats coming along? We’re just over half  way through the month so I thought I would share some healthy eating tips from wonderful Dietitians… Read More

kale recipes

How to Make an Unbelievably Delicious Kale Salad

On March 8, 2015

A simple, nourishing and satisfying salad base. Massage kale leaves with lemon and salt, then lightly coat with a mustard vinaigrette. Add whatever toppings you like, although it is good enough to… Read More

healthy recipes

Creamy Raspberry Moringa Oats

On March 3, 2015

I received free samples of Kuli Kuli Moringa Powder and have entered this recipe into a contest. All opinions of Kuli Kuli’s product are my own.  Have you heard of Moringa Powder? I… Read More

Chai Tea
Food for Thought

Ask the RD: How long after drinking tea do tannins impair iron absorption?

On February 26, 2015

I know that tannins interfere with your body’s ability to absorb non-heme iron. How long do tannins stay in your digestive system? As in, if I have a cup of tea first… Read More

Healthy Egg recipes
Lunch and Dinner

Simple Shakshuka + The Lowdown on Why Eggs are Healthy for Some, but Not All

On February 25, 2015

I’ve had this recipe on my “to-make” list for quite some time now. I’m excited to be finally sharing it with you! Have you ever heard of Shakshuka? This one-dish recipe originated… Read More

homemade chocolate
Recipe Box

Raspberry Filled Dark Chocolate Squares

On February 22, 2015

It’s that time of the month again. And no I don’t mean THAT time of the month. Although I do love me some chocolate during THAT time, I’m talking about Recipe Redux… Read More

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Homemade Fig Newtons

On February 21, 2015

I’ve been a fan of the fig newton since I was a child. I would buy the Nabisco brand here and there growing up, but more recently, I’ve been getting them from the… Read More