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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 it didn't surprise me when that question landed in my inbox. To answer it, I reflected back to the kitchen strategies that helped me feed Josh and Simon when they were teens, and I also reached out to fellow dietitian ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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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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