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Fiber-Boosted Butternut Squash Gratin

I created this recipe as part of a paid partnership with Fiber One™ Original Cereal but all content and ideas are my own. This warm squash gratin is perfect for comfort food season. I partnered with [...]

Salads with Staying Power

If you are working on easy ways to improve your diet, adding more salads is a good option. Salads can be so versatile. They aren't just about lettuce, but are a canvas for lean protein, beans, [...]

Simple Caprese Salad on a Stick

This DASH-Diet-Approved appetizer is a crowd pleaser and is "pandemic-friendly" since there's no need for utensils. You can use short party picks or longer skewers for a larger portion. Caprese Salad on a Stick Keep this [...]

Why Aren’t You Following the DASH Diet?

Have you ever made an excuse for why you can't choose healthy foods to eat? I often get questions about whether DASH is difficult or too expensive to maintain. In my opinion, as long as you [...]

Tis the Season to Enjoy Cookies

Wait. A dietitian is telling me to eat cookies? Yep. Does your family have a special cookie you enjoy every year? The holidays are a time to enjoy special foods with family and friends. This year, you [...]

How Stay-at-Home Behaviors Impact Your Health

What has your eating looked like lately? How about your exercise routine? Your social life and emotional health? Everyone's stress level has been higher than usual this year. That makes maintaining healthy lifestyle habits more challenging. [...]

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