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Good News: “Plant-Based” Does Not Mean “Vegan!”

By On April 23, 2018

As a dietitian who promotes plant-based eating, I often notice that some people use “vegan” and “plant-based” interchangeably when they are indeed different: Vegan: No animal products in the diet whatsoever including meat,… Read More

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Lunch and Dinner

Kiki’s Summer Bowl

By On July 3, 2017

Since she’s such a good helper in the kitchen, it only seemed fair to name a dish after her. Kiki is quite diligent about keeping the floor clean, ensuring that any food… Read More

healthy cole slaw
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Raisin Cole Slaw

By On December 14, 2014

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Raisin Marketing Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for… Read More

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Sweet Basil Apricot Bites

By On August 22, 2014

This month’s Recipe Redux Challenge couldn’t have fit my needs better. It feels like I’ve been in a time crunch ALL month, and thankfully, these bites just took minutes to throw together.… Read More

summer recipe
Diabetic Friendly

Chopped Summer Salad + Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

By On August 19, 2014

This chopped salad is a cinch to throw together and includes lots of tasty summer produce: zucchini, corn, bell peppers, basil. Top it off with a sweet and tangy dressing and you’ve… Read More

turmeric recipe
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Coconut Curry Lentils {with turmeric + raisins}

By On August 9, 2014

For the past few weeks, I’ve been meaning to have a turmeric dish of some sort. My co-worker has an interest in doing some research on the health benefits of turmeric and… Read More

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Super Easy Chia Pudding

By On August 1, 2014

Cha-cha-cha-chia! I haven’t spoken too much of chia seeds lately. In fact, I think the last time I did speak of them was in a chia-marketing-rant as part of my very first… Read More

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Lemony-Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

By On June 18, 2014

During the summer my body begs me to give it refreshing edibles and drinkables. It’s been a pretty humid one here in Charleston, SC, averaging in the upper 80’s most days, sometimes into… Read More


What is the Healthiest Diet?

By On June 15, 2014

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… Read More

homemade pesto
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Sunflower Seed Pesto

By On May 25, 2014

Making homemade pesto is SO easy – I wish I did it more. The beauty of a pesto (besides it’s vibrant green hue) is that there are numerous variations to try. A… Read More