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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 declines in memory that can happen in aging, so the issue is personal for me. That's why this month, I'm sharing three lifestyle habits I try to follow every day to support the health of my brain ... and perhaps ...
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South-of-the-Border Tortilla Soup

South-of-the-Border Tortilla Soup

This family-pleasing tortilla soup comes together quickly with chicken or vegetable broth, black beans, corn kernels and fire-roasted tomatoes. The toppings of homemade tortilla chips, avocado, cilantro, and shredded cheese bring it all together. Every year when the Oscars roll ...
Super Strawberry Pudding - Homemade and Healthy

Super Strawberry Pudding – Homemade and Healthy

Homemade strawberry pudding gets a healthy makeover with low-fat milk, frozen strawberries, and Greek yogurt. After a weekend of shoveling and digging out from under 27 inches of snow (thank you Nemo), my kids were more than happy to dig ...
Mama's Amazing Ziti + My Obsession With Blue Dishware

Mama’s Amazing Ziti + My Obsession With Blue Dishware

I'm obsessed with blue dishes, so when I saw the cover of this month's Bon Appetit magazine, I was nothing short of jealous. Where did they get that bowl? I would do anything to get my hands on it. Of ...
Orange Cauliflower Tex-Mex Casserole

Orange Cauliflower Tex-Mex Casserole

Every month (well, almost every month), I participate in the Recipe Redux dietitian blogger cooking challenge. This month's assignment: A recipe featuring orange food. I have two fabulous nutrition students from Boston University who are interning with me for the ...
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins + Lunch Box Snack Ideas

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins + Lunch Box Snack Ideas

When you make these nutritious little Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, for your kids, they'll say you are THE BEST mom (or dad) ever! Filled with whole wheat flour, mashed bananas, and wheat germ, they're perfect for lunch boxes or after-school snacks ...
Better Blueberry Buckle + Mohonk Mountain House Family Reunion

Better Blueberry Buckle + Mohonk Mountain House Family Reunion

Visiting the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York is like taking a step back in time. My family has been going there for the past six summers --- though my first trip to Mohonk took place when I ...
Tilapia Tacos Your Way + Nantucket Family Vacation

Tilapia Tacos Your Way + Nantucket Family Vacation

Nantucket is a beautiful island off the coast of Massachusetts, and I first discovered it back in the late 80's. Yes, yes I know; many of you were just born around that time! 🙂 Anyway, for the past few summers, ...
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 ...
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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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