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Cod, Carrot & Green Bean Foil Packets with Lime Avocado Sauce
Raise your hand if you crave fast weeknight dinners that are easy, nourishing, and require little to no cleanup. This foil-pack dinner recipe for Cod, Carrot & Green Bean Foil Packets fits the bill. It calls for mild-flavored cod (any other firm white fish or even salmon would work just as well), baby carrots, French green beans, Soyaki (a bottled Asian sauce I get at Trader Joe's) and a zesty avocado topping made with lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, and ...
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13 Healthy, Easy, and Delicious Foil-Pack Dinners

13 Healthy, Easy, and Delicious Foil-Pack Dinners

According to the New York Times food section and a recent food trends story in US News and World Report written by my friend and colleague, Joan Salge Blake, foil-pack dinners are one of hottest food trends for 2019. Cooking ...
Instant Pot Barley, Carrot, and Chickpea Soup

Instant Pot Barley, Carrot, and Chickpea Soup

This hearty barley, carrot, and chickpea soup has a lovely flavor, meaty texture, and an I-need-to-slurp-this-soup-now aroma. You can make it low and slow in the slow cooker or in just 7 minutes in your trusty Instant Pot, . At ...
Sweet Potato Mandarin Orange Mousse Cups + The Benefits of Canned Foods

Sweet Potato Mandarin Orange Mousse Cups + The Benefits of Canned Foods

These light and luscious Sweet Potato Mandarin Orange Mousse Cups are easy to make, nutritious, and feature two convenient pantry ingredients: canned cut sweet potatoes in pear juice or light syrup (AKA yams) and canned Mandarin orange segments. There's more ...
Honeynut Squash Stuffed with Caramelized Onion, Cranberries, Spinach and Bacon

Honeynut Squash Stuffed with Caramelized Onion, Cranberries, Spinach and Bacon

Have you seen Honeynut squash at the market this year? It's a newcomer to the winter squash aisle. It's been around for less than a decade, and you'l know it when you see it; Honeynut looks like a miniature version ...
17 Stuffed Winter Squash Recipes

17 Stuffed Winter Squash Recipes

Winter squash are part of the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family. On the outside, their colors are green, gold, yellow, orange and striped and their shape varies from bumpy to smooth to strange and irregular. They're packed with beta-carotene, fiber, antioxidants like ...
Red Lentil Snack Cookies

Red Lentil Snack Cookies

These better-for-you Red Lentil Snack Cookies combine the goodness of cooked red lentils, whole grain oats, peanut butter, applesauce, eggs, and maple syrup. Bake up a batch and serve as an after-school snack with a tall glass of milk. Sally ...
Build-Your-Own Chicken, Quinoa, and Vegetable Buddha Bowls

Build-Your-Own Chicken, Quinoa, and Vegetable Buddha Bowls

Ask a family of four to each list their top-five favorite foods, and chances are you'll get close to 20 different answers. That's why build-your-own meals work wonders when the dinner bell rings. They are customizable. One the easiest make-your-own ...
Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash, Farro, Pistachios and Apricots

Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash, Farro, Pistachios and Apricots

Roasted delicata squash is the star ingredient in this hearty kale salad made with farro, shelled pistachios, and sweet bites of dried apricots. Serve as a simple autumn side dish or turn into a main meal by topping with your ...
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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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