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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, ...
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 ...
Farmers' Market Ratatouille

Farmers’ Market Ratatouille

When your farmers' market is brimming with tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, basil, and zucchini then it's time to make ratatouille. This classic French one-pot dish brings out the finest flavors of summer and early fall ... and it's surprisingly easy ...
3 Habits to Support a Healthy Brain

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 ...
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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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