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17 Stuffed Winter Squash Recipes
Winter squash are part of the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family. On the outside, their colors are green, gold, yellow, orange and striped and their shape varies from bumpy to smooth to strange and irregular. They're packed with beta-carotene, fiber, antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, and vitamin C, and winter squash are versatile. I love them in soups, salads, stews, muffins, desserts and especially roasted and stuffed. These 17 stuffed winter squash recipes call for some of my favorite winter squash varieties ...
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Avocado Yogurt Key Lime Pie

Avocado Yogurt Key Lime Pie

I've cooked up a lot of amazing makeovers over the years, but this one for Key Lime Pie really takes the cake (or shall I say, pie?). My Avocado Yogurt Key Lime Pie is made with Greek yogurt, agave, light coconut milk, and ...
Impossibly Easy Vegetable Pie - a Bisquick Makeover

Impossibly Easy Vegetable Pie – a Bisquick Makeover

I love when my fans ask me to give their favorite recipes (or a recipe they're itching to try) a healthy and nutritious makeover, so when Kristin B., a longtime fan and mom of two from San Jose, CA asked ...
Mini Berry Cheesecakes

Mini Berry Cheesecakes

Get ready to feast your eyes and your appetites ... but don't worry too much about your waistline. My newest recipe for Mini Berry Cheesecakes keeps the calories in check without losing the luscious flavor and texture we've all come ...
Cooking Memories With My Mom

Cooking Memories With My Mom

My mom and dad just celebrated 57 years of marriage and the 50th anniversary of their GE refrigerator. When I walk into their kitchen, it’s like taking a step back in time. Besides the hum of that old fridge (and ...
Silver Dollar Banana Blueberry Pancakes + Patriot's Day

Silver Dollar Banana Blueberry Pancakes + Patriot’s Day

I live outside Boston in the town of Lexington, MA where the first battle of the Revolutionary War took place. Every Patriot's Day (which was today), the town explodes with tradition: Revolutionary War re-enactments, church-run pancake breakfasts, a 5K road ...
Park City, Utah - Ski and Food Adventure

Park City, Utah – Ski and Food Adventure

I survived to tell the tale! Over the recent February vacation, Tim and I took the boys to Park City, Utah where we "shredded up" the slopes for five days. This photo was actually taken on the day we skied ...
Healthier Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Healthier Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Is it possible to shower your loved ones with decadent chocolate desserts on Valentine’s Day without showering them with excess amounts of fat and calories? The answer --- if you follow this blog --- is YES! I looked back into ...
Last-Minute Black Bean Soup

Last-Minute Black Bean Soup

This vegetarian, gluten-free soup takes just minutes to prepare and everyone in your family will slurp it up happily! I created this Last-Minute Black Bean Soup for my first book, The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers, and recently, I cooked it up for my ...
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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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