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Golden Banana Bread with Dark Chocolate Chips
Raise your hand if you have a few ripe bananas sitting on your kitchen counter right now. When faced with bananas that are past their prime, what do you do? Do you peel, slice, and freeze in Ziplock bags for future fruit smoothies and smoothie bowls? Do you mash em for banana muffins? Or do you use them in your favorite banana nice-cream recipe? Perhaps you're looking for new inspiration or you're tired of the same old, same old banana ...
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30 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

30 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

Maybe you’re that magical mom or dad who can walk into the kitchen at 5:30PM and create something marvelous from nothing without a plan and without stress every night. Or maybe you’re that other magical mom or dad who naturally ...
12 Ways to Get Your Teens to Eat Vegetables Happily ... and Without Complaint

12 Ways to Get Your Teens to Eat Vegetables Happily … and Without Complaint

It's National Nutrition Month, so throughout the month of March I'm answering food and nutrition questions from readers including this one: "How do I make vegetables more appealing to my teenager?" Toddlers can be picky and so can teens, so ...
Very Vanilla Cinnamon & Pecan Overnight Oats

Very Vanilla Cinnamon & Pecan Overnight Oats

I partnered with BOOST® complete nutritional drinks to create this blog post. All ideas and opinions are my own. I'm a big fan of breakfast. A nourishing morning meal can power your day and help fill in the nutrient gaps. This recipe for ...
5 Healthy Habits for a Happy New Year

5 Healthy Habits for a Happy New Year

I partnered with BOOST® complete nutritional drinks to create this blog post. All ideas and opinions are my own. The new year is officially behind us, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to tweak your diet, exercise, and lifestyle behaviors ...
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 ...
Cod, Carrot & Green Bean Foil Packets with Lime Avocado Sauce

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 ...
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 ...
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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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