Taco Dip

Spice up your Game Day munchies with this loaded veggie taco dip. Swap out lower calorie ingredients to make a less guilty indulgence. Any party we have always has some kind of dip on the menu.  Onion dip is the most common choice, however taco dip has been making a come back. I think taco…

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Eggplant Artichoke Meatless Balls

Eggplant Artichoke Meatless Balls

This year I am making  a conscious effort to eat more vegetables. “Meatballs” made out of eggplant is a great meatless alternative to traditional meatballs. This is a from scratch recipe that uses Bertolli’s Riserva sauce to quicken prep time. Despite the fact that I am a dietitian I too struggle sometimes to make sure…

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Fitting in Fitness

Fitting In Fitness

One of the biggest challenges to wellness that I find my clients (and myself) struggling with is finding time for exercise.  Busy schedules don’t often give us much free time for fitting in fitness.  Before I became a mother 12 years ago I had tons of time, but once little ones came into the picture…

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Holiday Apple Sangria

Holiday Apple Sangria

During the holiday season we try to make sure we serve festive foods, but what about drinks? This festive Holiday Apple Sangria is a perfect edition to your holiday or New Year’s celebration. I am not a wine drinker by any means.  My husband loves wine.  I go for the fruity cheap wines like Arbor…

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55 Healthy Holiday Recipes

55 Healthy Holiday Recipes

Do you make traditional dishes during the holiday season?  Are you tired of the same old thing?  I asked some of my blogging friend to share some of their favorite (and healthy) holiday dishes. Don’t be afraid to try something new! Try out one of the 55 Healthy Holiday Recipes.   Breakfast  Cranberry Orange Muffins…

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Pineapple Bread Casserole Lightened Up

Lighter Pineapple Bread Casserole

This month Recipe Redux recipe is Lighter Pineapple Bread Casserole.  The 21st of each month I participate in the month Recipe Redux posting.  The theme this month is a repeat from last December. We’re repeating last December’s theme due to popular demand: It’s the end of the year and we’re taking a moment to reflect…

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Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Many holiday celebrations happen a dinner time. Many recipes therefor are for dinner meals. What about lunch time recipes? This festive cranberry pecan chicken salad is a perfect choice for your lunch time festivities! I love to add different ingredients into chicken salad.  Sweet and salty combos are the best!  This particular recipe is perfect…

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Thumbprint cookies are so versatile. You can fill them with just about any flavor.

Chocolate Iced Thumbprint Cookies

The holiday season in our house usually involves a lot of cookie baking. Every year I say that I am not going to go crazy and bake all the cookies we usually do. Then the season comes and I go crazy baking. I usually bake chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies, crescent cookies, butter cookies, and…

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