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38 Recipes for Small Thanksgiving Celebrations
These are unprecedented times, and this year as we deal with the pandemic and growing concerns about COVID-19, social distancing and travel challenges are on most of our minds. If you're like my family, you're probably planning a smaller Thanksgiving celebration. And if you're like me, you're probably planning the entire meal, from the turkey to the after-dinner treats. I won't lie. I'm sad about the whole thing. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and I'll miss my extended family. But ...
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30 Better Baking Tips and Recipes from Registered Dietitians

30 Better Baking Tips and Recipes from Registered Dietitians

Do you find yourself baking more now that you're confined to your home? Have you turned to fancy cakes and pies? Yeast breads? Or are you like me and prefer easier-to-assemble muffins, quick breads, and cookies that require less finesse ...
Enchilada Casserole with Frozen Spinach and a Can of Bean Chili | Quick Pantry Meal

Enchilada Casserole with Frozen Spinach and a Can of Bean Chili | Quick Pantry Meal

As a growing number of people in the U.S. and around the world shelter in place due to the coronavirus, hearty family meals that call for convenient and healthy ingredients from the pantry, fridge and freezer are more important than ...
Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: Organize Your Kitchen and Start Meal Planning

Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: Organize Your Kitchen and Start Meal Planning

Getting into the habit of organizing your kitchen and adopting a weekly routine of meal planning go hand in hand, and they can both help to reduce your kitchen carbon footprint. How? Well, when you know what you already have ...
Pantry Peanut Butter & Chickpea Soup

Pantry Peanut Butter & Chickpea Soup

This vegan, gluten-free recipe for Pantry Peanut Butter & Chickpea Soup relies on nutritious staples that you probably have in your kitchen right now. This bubbly brew is made with canned chickpeas, canned tomato sauce, all-natural vegetable broth, peanut butter, ...
40 Homemade Delivery Dinners from Registered Dietitians: How a well-stocked quarantine kitchen yields nourishing meals

40 Homemade Delivery Dinners from Registered Dietitians: How a well-stocked quarantine kitchen yields nourishing meals

As I write this blog post, I'm hunkered down at home due to concerns about the Coronavirus. My pantry is well stocked, and I find myself in the kitchen more often than usual. I'm busy preparing three meals a day ...
Moroccan Forbidden Rice Salad

Moroccan Forbidden Rice Salad

Antioxidant-rich black rice, also known as forbidden rice, forms the foundation for this vegan Moroccan Forbidden Rice Salad. If you're craving something lemony and delicious, this forbidden rice salad has you covered. Besides the black rice — which, has a ...
Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: Use Reusable Grocery Bags Versus Paper

Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: Use Reusable Grocery Bags Versus Paper

How many times have you made your way to the supermarket checkout counter only to realize that you left your reusable shopping bags in the trunk of your car? I do it all the time, so this month, I'm making ...
Favorite Sips, Eats, and Sights from my One-Week Windstar Cruise in the Caribbean

Favorite Sips, Eats, and Sights from my One-Week Windstar Cruise in the Caribbean

My recent one-week cruise in the Caribbean was the perfect warm and sunny escape from the cold and dreary weather here in New England. Tim and I cruised on the Windstar Star Pride, a small cruise ship with about 200 ...
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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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