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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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