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Broccoli-and-Kraut Slaw: A Probiotic and Prebiotic One-Two Punch
Have you seen the June issue of Cooking Light magazine yet? This month's issue features Your Complete Guide to Gut Health with grocery shopping lists, lifestyle suggestions, and vibrant recipes all designed to boost the good bugs that live in your GI tract. Your microbiome is defined as the trillions of bacteria and other organisms that live in and on you--mostly in your large intestine--and a growing body of research reveals how your microbiome can regulate your immune system, metabolism and even your mood ...
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Take the Two-Week Metamucil Challenge to Boost Your Daily Fiber Intake

Take the Two-Week Metamucil Challenge to Boost Your Daily Fiber Intake

This post is sponsored by Metamucil. All opinions are my own. I'm a huge fan of fiber. It has many important health benefits including weight management, heart health, and regularity. But less than 5% of Americans get enough fiber from ...
Arugula, Apple & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

Arugula, Apple & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

My favorite go-to salad right now is this one made with peppery arugula, thinly sliced Brussels sprouts, crisp sliced apples, fresh parsley leaves, nourishing almonds, shredded Parmesan cheese, and the easiest-ever lemon, shallot, and Dijon mustard vinaigrette. Sounds fancy, but ...
My Week in Mexico: El Dorado Casitas Royale

My Week in Mexico: El Dorado Casitas Royale

Tim and I just returned from five nights of R&R in Mexico. After a long cold, snowy winter in New England and a spring with pretty much the same weather, we picked up the phone, called Jet Blue Vacations, and ...
19 Ways to Get Kids to Eat (and Love) More Vegetables

19 Ways to Get Kids to Eat (and Love) More Vegetables

How many vegetables should you eat each day? The best advice is from the USDA, and they recommend choosing a variety of colorful veggies and aiming for 1 to 3 cups daily depending on your age, gender, and level of physical activity. For ...
Instant Pot Lentil and Vegetable Soup with Herbs & Sardines

Instant Pot Lentil and Vegetable Soup with Herbs & Sardines

I'm obsessed with two things right now: The electric pressure cooker (AKA Instant Pot) and sardines. Read on for the tasty connection between one of the most popular kitchen appliances on the market today and a nutritious, affordable seafood option that you ...
A Recipe for Cacik + The Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference

A Recipe for Cacik + The Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference

Vegetables go from "okay" to "awesome" with this recipe for Cacik, a Turkish yogurt dip made with plain Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, spinach, cucumber, dill, and mint and then creatively adorned with a bulgur and romaine lettuce salad and ...
25 Easy and Delicious Mediterranean Recipes

25 Easy and Delicious Mediterranean Recipes

The Mediterranean diet, savored in countries like Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Israel, is rich in seafood, olive oil, nuts, whole grains, pulses, and fruits and vegetables, and it's a style of eating that promotes everything from heart health to diabetes ...
Macaroni Minestrone Soup

Macaroni Minestrone Soup

This hearty recipe for Macaroni Minestrone Soup is a one-bowl meal brimming with kid-friendly elbow pasta and three vegetables—zucchini, carrots, and fiber-filled canned beans. Every satisfying slurp is guaranteed to go down with a smile. My Macaroni Minestrone Soup celebrates all ...
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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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