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What To Do With Your Leftovers From The Fourth

Now that the celebration of our nation’s birth is at an end, I find myself staring at a ton of leftovers: half of a watermelon, tortilla corn chips, hamburger patties, cowboy beans, and pico de gallo. Do I want to eat this again tonight? Nope! I must confess I ate way too much of it last night […]

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Better Beans and Buns for the Fourth

Happy Fourth of July! Many families and friends will feast on hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad,  corn on the cob, and many other potluck delights.  Are you aware of what you are buying? Is it the best choice for your recipe or dish? Do you or any of your guests follow a gluten-free lifestyle? Let me help […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Road Trip

Summer time means vacation time. My family and I just got back from a week-long vacation to the beach. Since we drove with our little ones,  I had to be prepared for the inevitable snacking along the way.  Drive thrus and convenience stores maybe easier options, but I wanted to make sure we got some healthier options from the grocery store beforehand that aren’t too […]

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Super Easy Summer Salad: Mozzarella Tomato Couscous Salad

1 – 5.8 oz. package of Near East Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Couscous, made to package directions and cooled 2 vine ripe tomatoes, diced small 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, diced small 4 large basil leaves & 1/3 cup baby spinach leaves, chopped in a mini chopper or finely diced 1 medium cucumber, peeled […]

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Grocery Day: What Two Dietitians (+ 2 Kids) Eat for a Week

In our house, Wednesday is commissary day (or grocery day for you civilians). My daughter and I tackle this weekly chore together. When I come prepared, I go home happy and under budget with food for the whole week. If I just wing it, I come home with a headache from a tantrum over candy, […]

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