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Broccoli-and-Kraut Slaw: A Probiotic and Prebiotic One-Two Punch
Have you seen the June issue of Cooking Light magazine yet? This month's issue features Your Complete Guide to Gut Health with grocery shopping lists, lifestyle suggestions, and vibrant recipes all designed to boost the good bugs that live in your GI tract. Your microbiome is defined as the trillions of bacteria and other organisms that live in and on you--mostly in your large intestine--and a growing body of research reveals how your microbiome can regulate your immune system, metabolism and even your mood ...
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Iceland Food and Travel Adventure -  Part 3

Iceland Food and Travel Adventure – Part 3

In Parts #1 and #2 of my Iceland adventure this summer with Simon, I shared highlights from our trips to Reykjavik and the Golden Circle and our stay at the awesome, I-must-come-back-again Hotel Ranga in Hella. On our third day, ...
Iceland Food and Travel Adventure - Part 2

Iceland Food and Travel Adventure – Part 2

In Part #1 of my 4-part Iceland series, I shared highlights from our flight from Boston to Iceland and our tour around Reykjavik. On our second day, we rented a car with the goal of working our way around The ...
Iceland Food and Travel Adventure - Part 1

Iceland Food and Travel Adventure – Part 1

Last week, I traveled to Iceland with my son, Simon. The reason for our trip: We had a wedding in the UK and decided to lay over in Iceland along the way ... plus, I'd heard so many great things ...
Annual Tart Cherry Harvest in Traverse City, MI

Annual Tart Cherry Harvest in Traverse City, MI

Close your eyes and imagine a clear blue lake so vast that it looks like an ocean, a hilltop of trees dripping with clusters of ruby red jewels, and a food that's tart to the taste buds yet impossibly addictive, ...
Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies + Tart Cherry Nutrition

Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies + Tart Cherry Nutrition

Traditional, butter-drenched chocolate chip cookies get a super-healthy makeover with these Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies. They're made with dried tart cherries, oats, pecans, and other good-for-you ingredients and they pair up perfectly with a glass of low-fat milk! I recently ...
Postcards from Nantucket - Weekend Getaway

Postcards from Nantucket – Weekend Getaway

Big, fluffy hydrangeas, lighthouses that once guided whaling ships to shore, an endless blue sea, and the best fish tacos EVER are just a few of the things that keep me coming back to the magical island of Nantucket. Even ...
Watermelon Pomegranate Pops

Watermelon Pomegranate Pops

These frozen fruit pops are made simply with just two ingredients---watermelon and 100% fruit juice---and no added sugars or artificial colors. Why buy frozen Popsicles when you can make them from scratch instead. Late last week, I got a call from ...
Apple, Rhubarb and Berry Crisp

Apple, Rhubarb and Berry Crisp

What do you make when you've been asked to bring dessert to a holiday cookout or gathering? If you own a copy of No Whine with Dinner, consider my recipe for Nutty Apple Crisp. It's made with apples and blueberries ...
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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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