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Mediterranean White Bean Salad
This easy, nutrient-rich, Mediterranean White Bean Salad can be served as a side dish or as a main meal topped with feta cheese, grilled salmon or shrimp, or rotisserie chicken. I’m a superfan of canned beans, and they are always in my pantry. When making this recipe, if you don't have a can of Great Northern beans in your pantry, use chickpeas or cannellini beans instead. Beans are part of the pulse family. They are nutritious, providing fiber, plant-based protein, ...
Stock Up On Pulses, and a Recipe for Spring Lentil and Veggie Salad

Stock Up On Pulses, and a Recipe for Spring Lentil and Veggie Salad

As the weather gets warmer, the days longer, and the flowers bloom here in New England, I get the bug to spring clean my pantry. I wasn’t born with the “organizing” gene, so my pantry in often in disarray by ...
4 Foods to Manage Menopause Symptoms | Recipe: Citrus Salmon Salad with Edamame, Toasted Almonds, and Feta

4 Foods to Manage Menopause Symptoms | Recipe: Citrus Salmon Salad with Edamame, Toasted Almonds, and Feta

If you're looking for new ways to manage some of your menopause symptoms, there are four foods – fatty fish, dairy, soyfoods, and nuts –  that may help. This easy winter salad checks multiple menopause diet boxes! It comes together ...
Mango Summer Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing

Mango Summer Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing

I’m a dietitian and a foodie and I can’t wait for you to try my Mango Summer Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing. It’s a plant-based recipe that's sweet and savory, nutritious and delicious, and gluten free. Disclosure: I created this recipe ...
Snack Ideas for Kids | Recipe: Make-Your-Own Snack Mix

Snack Ideas for Kids | Recipe: Make-Your-Own Snack Mix

If you are a parent or grandparent and you’re struggling to get your kids to eat their fruits, veggies, and whole grains, I'm here to the rescue with three snack ideas that score top grades with kids. Read on for ...
Kisir | Turkish Bulgur Salad

Kisir | Turkish Bulgur Salad

It's Turkish Cuisine Week, so I'm celebrating with this recipe for Kisir, a grain salad made with fine bulgur wheat (cracked wheat berries that are partially pre-cooked and easy to prepare), vegetables, and fresh herbs. This salad can be stuffed ...
Chocolate Cherry Chia Pudding

Chocolate Cherry Chia Pudding

Imagine an easy dessert that has the potential to fight cancer, promote good health, and satisfy a sweet tooth all at the same time! Yes please! The star ingredients in this easy-to-assemble, gluten-free Chocolate Cherry Chia Pudding recipe are cherries, ...
Mediterranean Farro Salad with Pistachios, Asparagus, and Mint | National Nutrition Month

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Pistachios, Asparagus, and Mint | National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is, “Fuel the Future.” To celebrate NNM, here are four important tips for fueling better health for you and the planet, including a recipe ...
Raspberry Tofu Mousse + Why I Eat "Processed" Foods

Raspberry Tofu Mousse + Why I Eat “Processed” Foods

Can you believe this plant-based raspberry mousse is made with tofu! It’s so creamy and rich and dare I say, healthy? This simple recipe starts with silken tofu. It gets blended together with frozen raspberries, maple syrup, lemon juice, coconut ...
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Liz Weiss
I’m a registered dietitian nutritionist, and I’ve been passionate about healthy food, family nutrition, and vibrant living for over 30 years. Helping you, your family, and the people around you discover the joy of wholesome and delicious food is not just my job—it’s my mission.
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