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1 05, 2018

Take the DASH Diet Challenge

By |2019-06-26T13:50:49-04:00May 1st, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

May is High Blood Pressure Month. If you have hypertension (high blood pressure), I encourage you to adopt the DASH Diet lifestyle. DASH Diet has been shown to lower blood pressure, and is also linked to better brain health, good diabetes control, less depression, and weight control. While you may [...]

3 05, 2017

More Matters: Canned Veggies can be Easy Ways to Add More Veggies

By |2019-08-27T15:37:34-04:00May 3rd, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Just for Fun|0 Comments

You know that adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet should be a weekly goal. This dish is a variation of my coauthor and culinary dietitian Cindy Kleckner's Southwest Corn with Chipotle Peppers, from DASH Diet For Dummies® (check out Toby Smithson's video here). Adding black beans provides more fiber, [...]