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Tart Cherry, Walnut, and Sunflower Seed Cookies
Try these gluten-free, better-for-you cookies made with whole grain oats, almond flour, dried tart cherries, sunflower seeds, and walnuts. The sweetness in these cookies comes from 1/3 cup honey, dried tart cherries, and half a ripe banana. (For more of a dessert-style cookie, add the optional mini chocolate chips.) Do you know the difference between tart (AKA sour) cherries and sweet cherries? I did not until I traveled to Northern Michigan about 10 years ago on a sponsored trip with ...
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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 ...
Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes

Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes

Peanut butter and pancakes are a great culinary combination. Give it a try! For these Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes, I used nutritious ingredients including peanut butter, whole wheat flour, ground flaxseed, low-fat milk, omega-3 eggs, and berries. Peanut butter and breakfast are the ...
Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Decadent Whoopie Pies get a healthy re-do with whole wheat flour, pumpkin puree, and a lot less added sugar. Read on to see how to make these better-for-you Whoopie Pies and to see how fun they are for kids to eat ...
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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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