Beef Lasagna

What’s more comforting then enjoying a nice cheesy slice of homemade beef lasagna? This meal is quick, easy, and affordable with Ragu pasta sauce. One of the recipes that I remember my mom making when I was a kid was beef lasagna.  It was probably the first dinner I learned to make.  I sometimes experiment…

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Parsnip Puree

Parsnip Puree

Are you trying to reduce your carbohydrate intake? Parsnip puree is a wonderful alternative to mashed potatoes. Today is the 21st and time for the Recipe Redux challenge.  “Pick a new ingredient that you’ve been wanting to try… and cook or bake up a new recipe in the new year. Are you curious about nutritional…

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Brussel Sprouts with Garlic Gruyere Sauce

Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Gruyere Sauce

When dietitian’s counsel clients we always start by getting our clients diet history.  One of the questions we ask is regarding food preferences.  The most common foods that clients and patients say they dislike are liver and brussels sprouts. Not a fan?  You will change your mind after you try these brussels sprouts with garlic gruyere…

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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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