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11 09, 2023

Make Ahead Bruschetta Topping

By Rosanne Rust|2023-09-11T13:55:34-04:00September 11th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on Make Ahead Bruschetta Topping

Got stale bread? Make Bruschetta (broo-sket-ta). Bruschetta is crusty, grilled bread that's been brushed with olive oil and garlic. This recipe is a delicious way to reduce your food waste: It's a great way to use stale bread, but you can certainly use fresh. This topping makes use [...]

28 11, 2022

Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

By Rosanne Rust|2023-06-10T11:29:29-04:00November 28th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

Got 3-day old leftover mashed potatoes? I have a delicious solution. Don't waste them, make them into these crowd-pleasing appetizer. You can add one or more eggs and adjust the grated cheese and seasoning depending on how many cups of potatoes you have left. These come together quickly, [...]

24 03, 2021

Personalizing Your Plate

By Rosanne Rust|2023-10-11T11:03:47-04:00March 24th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Personalizing Your Plate

This year's theme for National Nutrition Month® is about personalizing your plate. I encourage you to work on this all year long. Every five years the USDA publishes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The DGA are dietary guidelines based on the current body of evidence that associates [...]

3 03, 2017

Easy Quinoa Cakes

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:42:22-04:00March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Quinoa Cakes

Whole grains are an important part of the DASH Diet plan. Try quinoa as an ingredient to create these Quinoa Cakes. A nice addition to your Lenten table perhaps. Easy Quinoa Cakes Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN 2 cups cooked quinoa ((cook per package instructions))3 large eggs [...]