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Five Tips for Making Healthier Tacos

Five Tips for Making Healthier Tacos

I was never really a fan of tacos until I met David. I mean, I liked tacos, I just never considered them a staple for dinner. David on the other hand, could live happily on only tacos. In our wedding vows, he even tried to require that tacos be served for dinner at...
Think the Diabetic Diet is Just for Diabetics? Think Again…

Think the Diabetic Diet is Just for Diabetics? Think Again…

(this article refers to Type 2 Diabetes) According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 10% of the US population has diabetes. What’s even more shocking is that 37% of Americans aged 20 or older have prediabetes. Due to genetic differences, the risk of...
What is Carrageenan and Why Should You Avoid It?

What is Carrageenan and Why Should You Avoid It?

Have you ever heard of or seen the ingredient carrageenan? I’ve noticed it on the ingredient label of some foods for years now. When I first looked it up (circa 2008), I learned that it was a substance extracted from seaweed and that it was considered natural....
What is the Healthiest Diet?

What is the Healthiest Diet?

As a Dietitian, I get asked this question ALL the time. And I always find it difficult to answer within the time allotted; I have usually just met this person and am in passing. “Do you have a couple hours?” I want to answer.   I always have a few...
Kale and Wheat Berry Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

Kale and Wheat Berry Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

During my search for the perfect salad for Colleen’s Birthday dinner, I stumbled upon this Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad. The tahini-maple dressing is what really caught my eye. Oh, and the fact that the recipe instructs you to “massage your kale...