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Corny Salmon Cakes
These one bowl, one skillet Corny Salmon Cakes are made with convenient ingredients like canned salmon, bread crumbs, canned or frozen corn, an egg, Dijon mustard, and shredded cheese. They're easy to assemble and provide much-needed omega-3 fats for your family. When the month of March rolls around, I always think about spring cleaning my kitchen. But in reality, my spring cleaning style is more about shopping my fridge and pantry each week and cooking healthy meals with ingredients that ...
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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 ...
Chicken and Pinto Bean Tacos

Chicken and Pinto Bean Tacos

These Chicken and Pinto Bean Tacos are more plant than poultry. They're made with just half a pound of boneless, skinless chicken breast as well as a can of pinto beans, bell pepper, onion, salsa, corn tortillas, and lots of ...
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Maple Pancakes

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Maple Pancakes

Start your family’s day with a stack of healthy pumpkin pancakes. My super nutritious and gluten-free Pumpkin Maple Pancakes are made with almond flour, gluten free all-purpose flour and ground flaxseed as well as milk, eggs, maple syrup, and canned ...
Barley & Chickpea Stew: Simple, Affordable, Nourishing, and Delicious

Barley & Chickpea Stew: Simple, Affordable, Nourishing, and Delicious

I live in New England, so when summer turns to fall (which often is abrupt and a shock to the system), I turn my attention from salads—which sustain my family all summer long—to soups and stews. One of our favorite ...
Tuna, Apple, and Carrot Salad + 5 Easy Fruit and Vegetable Hacks

Tuna, Apple, and Carrot Salad + 5 Easy Fruit and Vegetable Hacks

This recipe for Tuna, Apple, and Carrot Salad is not your grandmother’s tuna salad. This updated version of old-fashioned tuna salad calls for a convenient can of tuna (you could also boneless, skinless pink salmon, which is rich in omega-3 ...
Egg & Kale Dinner Muffins

Egg & Kale Dinner Muffins

September is Family Meals Month, so let's celebrate with a recipe you can quickly assemble with and for your kids or grandkids. There are two magic ingredients in this recipe: Eggs and kale. Both contain lutein, a carotenoid antioxidant that ...
Tart Cherry, Walnut, and Sunflower Seed Cookies

Tart Cherry, Walnut, and Sunflower Seed Cookies

Try these gluten-free, better-for-you cookies made with whole grain oats, almond flour, dried tart cherries, sunflower seeds, and walnuts. The sweetness in these cookies comes from 1/3 cup honey, dried tart cherries, and half a ripe banana. (For more of ...
Dietitian’s Top Nutritional Superstars in the Supermarket Center Aisles

Dietitian’s Top Nutritional Superstars in the Supermarket Center Aisles

Have you heard the advice to "shop the perimeter of the supermarket" and “avoid” the center aisles. This advice can be confusing, especially at a time when shoppers are gravitating to those middle aisles for budget-friendly, shelf-stable ingredients like canned ...
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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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