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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, ...
How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

How to Add 5 Extra Grams of Fiber to Your Daily Diet

Do you consume the recommended 25 to 38 grams of fiber each day? Fiber is good for digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps blood sugar in check, plays a role in maintaining a healthy body weight, and is the "food" of ...
Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet

This recipe for Zucchini & Black Bean Chilaquiles Skillet comes straight from the pages of From Burnout to Balance: 60+ Healing Recipes and Simple Strategies to Boost Mood, Immunity, Focus, and Sleep by Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN. It's an easy ...
62 Recipes Made with Canned Chickpeas

62 Recipes Made with Canned Chickpeas

I love the affordability, versatility, and nutritional benefits of canned chickpeas (AKA garbanzo beans), so I decided to do a recipe roundup featuring this tiny yet powerful bean. This roundup is epic, because I'm sharing 62 recipes from my fellow ...
Sweet Potato, Chickpea & Coconut Soup

Sweet Potato, Chickpea & Coconut Soup

This Sweet Potato, Chickpea, & Coconut Soup is bursting with fragrance, flavor, and super-charged nutrition. Each steamy spoonful provides vitamin A from the sweet potatoes and bell pepper, protein and fiber from the chickpeas, and B vitamins from the rice ...
Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula

Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula

Easy, delicious and nutritious is the magic formula to a winning dinner, and that's what this recipe for Spicy Chickpea Tacos with Arugula delivers. Every meatless serving has an impressive 13 grams of fiber (the recommended daily amount is 28 ...
3 Salads and the BEST Homemade Olive Oil & Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

3 Salads and the BEST Homemade Olive Oil & Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

You're not alone if you still struggle to fill half your plate with fruits and veggies. But exactly HOW much should you eat each day? Depending on your age, weight, gender, and activity level, MyPlate recommends 1 to 2 cups ...
What's the Big Deal About Double Dipping

What’s the Big Deal About Double Dipping

In 2020, Linfei Chen, a then senior at Boston University, was a virtual intern with me. What follows is her story about the first time we met in person. After several months working as an intern via Zoom, I finally ...
Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board

Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board

I'm a breakfast lover through and through. I can't imagine starting my day without it. Same goes for coffee, which is why I created this Dip-It-Sip-It Cranberry Orange belVita Breakfast Board. Disclosure: I created this post as part of a ...
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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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