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Hummus Shakshuka Snack Bowl with Veggies and Sweet Potato Chips
I'm always on the lookout for snacks and appetizers that please my family and a (small) crowd, and this Hummus Shakshuka Snack Bowl recipe delivers ... big time. It's made with hummus—which I buy pre-made for convenience—canned petite diced tomatoes, red bell pepper, onion, garlic, parsley, spices, and hard-boiled egg. And I serve it with baked sweet potato chips and lots of crisp, fresh vegetables. It's nutrient-rich (canned tomatoes are an excellent source of the antioxidant, lycopene, which research shows ...
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Rainbow Veggie & Beef Fried Rice

Rainbow Veggie & Beef Fried Rice

This family pleasing recipe for Rainbow Veggie & Beef Fried Rice is easy, delicious, and nutrient-rich. It's made simply with lean ground beef and boil-in-a-bag brown rice, plus it's filled with colorful carrots, red bell pepper, snow peas, and green ...
Arugula Salad with Green Mix-ins and Sautéed Shrimp

Arugula Salad with Green Mix-ins and Sautéed Shrimp

April showers bring May flowers (and here in New England, there's even a bit of snow mixed in), but spring time also brings lots of green fruits and vegetables to the market and to our tables. Green is great, because ...
Mediterranean Chicken Meatball Power Bowls

Mediterranean Chicken Meatball Power Bowls

This semester, Jordan Ball, a nutrition graduate student at Boston University, is interning with me. What follows is part three of her three-part blog series on Meal Planning 101 and Meal Prepping for Beginners, where she is sharing her recipe ...
Meal Prepping for Beginners: It's Easy, Saves Time, and Makes Good Nutrition Doable and Delicious

Meal Prepping for Beginners: It’s Easy, Saves Time, and Makes Good Nutrition Doable and Delicious

This semester, Jordan Ball, a nutrition graduate student at Boston University, is interning with me. What follows is part two of her three-part blog series on meal planning and meal prepping. I’m back as promised with part two of a ...
Meal Planning 101: A Nutrition Student Shares Her Best Tips and Tricks

Meal Planning 101: A Nutrition Student Shares Her Best Tips and Tricks

This semester, Jordan Ball, a nutrition graduate student at Boston University, is interning with me. What follows is part one of her three-part blog series on meal planning and meal prepping. I started meal planning for myself shortly after I ...
Garden Green Smoothie | An (Hopefully) Easy Way to Introduce More Green Foods Into Your Kids' Diets

Garden Green Smoothie | An (Hopefully) Easy Way to Introduce More Green Foods Into Your Kids’ Diets

For kids who are skeptical about trying spinach, broccoli, zucchini, or anything green, serve up a green smoothie instead. My green smoothie "formula" is the perfect combination of 100% orange juice, Greek yogurt, baby spinach, mint, cucumber, frozen mango, and ...
Sweet Potato & Bean Nacho Scoopers | Tailgate Snack

Sweet Potato & Bean Nacho Scoopers | Tailgate Snack

This recipe for Sweet Potato & Bean Nacho Scoopers is the ultimate tailgate snack. Why ultimate? Well, because it's filled with flavorful roasted sweet potatoes, fiber-filled beans, salsa, green onion, and cheese ... and each bite-size morsel screams, "loaded nachos." ...
20 Potato Recipes | Easy, Affordable, Nutritious, and Delicious

20 Potato Recipes | Easy, Affordable, Nutritious, and Delicious

There are over 200 varieties of potatoes grown across the U.S. yet there are just three ways people typically prepare them: baked, fried, and mashed. If you're looking for easy and affordable ways to add potatoes to your diet, then ...
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Liz Weiss
I’m Liz Weiss, a registered dietitian nutritionist, mom of two, and cookbook author. I’m passionate about making healthy family food that’s fun for everyone, so I welcome you to explore my blog for recipes, nutrition insights, and mealtime inspiration.
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