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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 meals is Buddha bowls. All it takes is a medley of nourishing ingredients including your favorite protein-packed food, a whole grain, lots of vegetables, and of course, avocado. For this recipe (and I use the term loosely because Buddha bowls ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites

Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites

This easy snack recipe comes straight from the pages of 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget by Lisa Leake. It's easy, because it calls for just a handful of ingredients, including oats, peanut butter, raisins, maple syrup and ...
Parmesan Salmon Sticks with Zesty Avocado Dipping Sauce

Parmesan Salmon Sticks with Zesty Avocado Dipping Sauce

I created this recipe in partnership with GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s. All opinions are my own. Why buy frozen fish sticks when you can make these easy-does-it Parmesan Salmon Sticks with Zesty Avocado Dipping Sauce from scratch ...
Mexican Grilled Corn Tacos

Mexican Grilled Corn Tacos

It's summer (or as we like to say here in Boston, "summah"), which means fresh corn on the cob is a regular staple in my house. So when Sara Haas, RDN sent me a copy of her new cookbook, Taco! ...
A Roundup of 28 Eggs-for-Dinner Recipes

A Roundup of 28 Eggs-for-Dinner Recipes

I received compensation from the Egg Nutrition Center for creating this recipe and post. All opinions are my own.  When you're having "one of those days" and you're at a loss for what to serve your family for dinner, turn ...
Chicken & Fresh Corn Salad

Chicken & Fresh Corn Salad

Chicken salad and summer go hand in hand, and when you add sweet fresh corn kernels to the mix, the classic chicken salad screams summer even more. This recipe is made simply with boneless, skinless chicken breast (grilled or baked), ...
Scrambled Egg Tacos with Cilantro Lime Pumpkin Seed Drizzle

Scrambled Egg Tacos with Cilantro Lime Pumpkin Seed Drizzle

I received compensation from the Egg Nutrition Center for creating this recipe and post. All opinions are my own.  I've always loved 'eggs for dinner,' and these nourishing, flavor-filled Scrambled Egg Tacos with Cilantro Lime Pumpkin Seed Drizzle are no ...
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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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