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30 Recipes Made with Kale
Kale has been the ‘veggie of the moment’ for a while now. With its reputation as a nutrition powerhouse, you can find kale added to just about anything these days from smoothies, chips, and salads to soups and stews. Kale is a cruciferous vegetable. It's part of the Brassica genus of plants along with broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, arugula, bok choy, radishes, turnips, watercress, and wasabi. It's low in calories and contains vitamins K, C and A, fiber, and antioxidants ...
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Kale and Pine Nut Pesto

Kale and Pine Nut Pesto

It's not unusual to see kale in salads, soups, and smoothies ... but in pesto? Yes please! For this Kale and Pine Nut Pesto, I swapped the basil for baby kale and then  amped up the flavor with toasted pine ...
Beef & Bean Tacos with Lots of Vegetable Toppings

Beef & Bean Tacos with Lots of Vegetable Toppings

This recipe for Beef & Bean Tacos is a riff on the Have-It-Your Way Tacos recipe from my first cookbook, The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers. It's an oldie but goodie and one of those dinner recipes that gets a ...
How I Add Excitement to Breakfast with Pretty Pink-a-Boo Pineberries®

How I Add Excitement to Breakfast with Pretty Pink-a-Boo Pineberries®

When it comes to breakfast, my taste runs the gamut from naturally sweet parfaits to savory omelets and avocado or ricotta-topped whole grain toasts. But I don't stop there. To add fun, flavor and a hint of excitement and good ...
No-Knead Oat, Nut & Seed Rolls with Dried Cranberries

No-Knead Oat, Nut & Seed Rolls with Dried Cranberries

I'm completely obsessed with these easy oat breakfast (or snack) rolls. They take a few minutes to make and are so yummy, I can't stop eating them. No yeast required and just a small handful of nourishing ingredients. My No-Knead ...
Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters

Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters

I've never been much of a baker. When it comes to dessert, I prefer fast and easy, and that's exactly what I've delivered with this simple recipe for Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters made with whole grain, flaky ...
37 Recipes Made With Dark Chocolate

37 Recipes Made With Dark Chocolate

Chocolate grows on trees. That's right. Chocolate comes from cacao seeds, which come from the seeds of football-shaped pods that grow on cacao trees. So yes, there is such a thing as a chocolate forest! Chocolate contains phytonutrients called flavanoids, ...
How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

Do you consume the recommended 25 to 38 grams of fiber each day? Fiber is good for digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps blood sugar in check, plays a role in maintaining a healthy body weight, and is the "food" of ...
Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

This recipe for Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet comes straight from the pages of From Burnout to Balance: 60+ Healing Recipes and Simple Strategies to Boost Mood, Immunity, Focus, and Sleep by Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN. It's an easy ...
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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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