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Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Acorn Squash | The MIND Diet
The minute the temperature drops here in New England, I start craving winter squash. From acorn and delicata to honeynut and butternut, not a week goes by without some kind of winter squash making its way to my dinner table. This recipe for Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Acorn Squash is filled with a mixture of onion, garlic, mushrooms, fresh thyme, dried cranberries, ground turkey, and pasta sauce. It's brimming with cozy winter flavors, and most of the ingredients in this dish ...
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Zero-Waste Garden Green Smoothie | Using Produce That Might Otherwise Go to Waste

Zero-Waste Garden Green Smoothie | Using Produce That Might Otherwise Go to Waste

How many times have you had a handful of wilted baby spinach, half a cucumber, or an over-ripe banana hanging around your kitchen, and how many times have you had to toss those items? Food waste is real; the average ...
Kale and Pine Nut Pesto

Kale and Pine Nut Pesto

It's not unusual to see kale in salads, soups, and smoothies ... but in pesto? Yes please! For this Kale and Pine Nut Pesto, I swapped the basil for baby kale and then  amped up the flavor with toasted pine ...
Beef & Bean Tacos with Lots of Vegetable Toppings

Beef & Bean Tacos with Lots of Vegetable Toppings

This recipe for Beef & Bean Tacos is a riff on the Have-It-Your Way Tacos recipe from my first cookbook, The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers. It's an oldie but goodie and one of those dinner recipes that gets a ...
30 Recipes Made with Kale

30 Recipes Made with Kale

Kale has been the ‘veggie of the moment’ for a while now. With its reputation as a nutrition powerhouse, you can find kale added to just about anything these days from smoothies, chips, and salads to soups and stews. Kale ...
How I Add Excitement to Breakfast with Pretty Pink-a-Boo Pineberries®

How I Add Excitement to Breakfast with Pretty Pink-a-Boo Pineberries®

When it comes to breakfast, my taste runs the gamut from naturally sweet parfaits to savory omelets and avocado or ricotta-topped whole grain toasts. But I don't stop there. To add fun, flavor and a hint of excitement and good ...
No-Knead Oat, Nut & Seed Rolls with Dried Cranberries

No-Knead Oat, Nut & Seed Rolls with Dried Cranberries

I'm completely obsessed with these easy oat breakfast (or snack) rolls. They take a few minutes to make and are so yummy, I can't stop eating them. No yeast required and just a small handful of nourishing ingredients. My No-Knead ...
Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters

Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters

I've never been much of a baker. When it comes to dessert, I prefer fast and easy, and that's exactly what I've delivered with this simple recipe for Crunchy Dark Chocolate, Cherry & Pecan Clusters made with whole grain, flaky ...
37 Recipes Made With Dark Chocolate

37 Recipes Made With Dark Chocolate

Chocolate grows on trees. That's right. Chocolate comes from cacao seeds, which come from the seeds of football-shaped pods that grow on cacao trees. So yes, there is such a thing as a chocolate forest! Chocolate contains phytonutrients called flavanoids, ...
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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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