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3 Habits to Support a Healthy Brain
June is Brain Health Month, a time to focus on the brain-body connection and make sure we are doing what we can to feel our best and keep our “brain health” at its best. My dad is 91 and experiencing declines in memory that can happen in aging, so the issue is personal for me. That's why this month, I'm sharing three lifestyle habits I try to follow every day to support the health of my brain ... and perhaps ...
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How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

Do you consume the recommended 25 to 38 grams of fiber each day? Fiber is good for digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps blood sugar in check, plays a role in maintaining a healthy body weight, and is the "food" of ...
Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

This recipe for Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet comes straight from the pages of From Burnout to Balance: 60+ Healing Recipes and Simple Strategies to Boost Mood, Immunity, Focus, and Sleep by Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN. It's an easy ...
62 Recipes Made with Canned Chickpeas

62 Recipes Made with Canned Chickpeas

I love the affordability, versatility, and nutritional benefits of canned chickpeas (AKA garbanzo beans), so I decided to do a recipe roundup featuring this tiny yet powerful bean. This roundup is epic, because I'm sharing 62 recipes from my fellow ...
Sweet Potato, Chickpea & Coconut Soup

Sweet Potato, Chickpea & Coconut Soup

This Sweet Potato, Chickpea, & Coconut Soup is bursting with fragrance, flavor, and super-charged nutrition. Each steamy spoonful provides vitamin A from the sweet potatoes and bell pepper, protein and fiber from the chickpeas, and B vitamins from the rice ...
Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula

Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula

Easy, delicious and nutritious is the magic formula to a winning dinner, and that's what this recipe for Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula delivers. Every meatless serving has an impressive 13 grams of fiber (the recommended daily amount is 28 ...
3 Salads and the BEST Homemade Olive Oil & Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

3 Salads and the BEST Homemade Olive Oil & Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

You're not alone if you still struggle to fill half your plate with fruits and veggies. But exactly HOW much should you eat each day? Depending on your age, weight, gender, and activity level, MyPlate recommends 1 to 2 cups ...
What's the Big Deal About Double Dipping

What’s the Big Deal About Double Dipping

In 2020, Linfei Chen, a then senior at Boston University, was a virtual intern with me. What follows is her story about the first time we met in person. After several months working as an intern via Zoom, I finally ...
Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board

Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board

I'm a breakfast lover through and through. I can't imagine starting my day without it. Same goes for coffee, which is why I created this Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board. Disclosure: I created this post as part of a ...
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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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