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Macaroni Minestrone Soup
This hearty recipe for Macaroni Minestrone Soup is a one-bowl meal brimming with kid-friendly elbow pasta and three vegetables—zucchini, carrots, and fiber-filled canned beans. Every satisfying slurp is guaranteed to go down with a smile. My Macaroni Minestrone Soup celebrates all that's great about the Mediterranean diet, an eating style that includes fruits, vegetables, olive oil, and whole grains, as well as nuts, seafood, cheese, and eggs. The Mediterranean diet recently tied for the number-one BEST diet for 2018 by U.S ...
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25 Easy and Delicious Mediterranean Recipes

25 Easy and Delicious Mediterranean Recipes

The Mediterranean diet, savored in countries like Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Israel, is rich in seafood, olive oil, nuts, whole grains, pulses, and fruits and vegetables, and it's a style of eating that promotes everything from heart health to diabetes ...
Tuna Nicoise Salad + How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Tuna Nicoise Salad + How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Why pack a sandwich for work or school when you can have a salad instead. This recipe for Tuna Nicoise Salad packs a protein punch thanks to the tuna and hard-boiled eggs, and it features three vegetables: tomatoes, green beans, ...
Green Lentil and Butternut Squash “Noodle” Bowls

Green Lentil and Butternut Squash “Noodle” Bowls

This easy one-bowl meal is made simply with fiber-rich green lentils, oh-so trendy spiralized butternut squash, onion, red bell pepper, fresh cilantro, and a secret, flavor-filled ingredient: smoked ghost pepper infused organic coconut oil. Talk about a family eating adventure! ...
Blueberry Banana Cornmeal Pancakes

Blueberry Banana Cornmeal Pancakes

Making healthy homemade pancakes packed with protein, fresh fruit, and whole grains is easier than you think if you prep the dry ingredients the night before and assemble everything else in the morning. The batter for these Blueberry Banana Cornmeal Pancakes ...
Acorn Squash with BBQ Beef & Pomegranate Arils

Acorn Squash with BBQ Beef & Pomegranate Arils

Brighten up winter with this sweet and savory recipe for roasted Acorn Squash with BBQ Beef & Pomegranate Arils. Made with acorn squash, lean ground beef, barbecue sauce, and fresh pomegranate arils, this fast, family-pleasing recipe celebrates the best of winter produce. I'm a ...
Cookie Swap Recipe Roundup: Cookies with Benefits

Cookie Swap Recipe Roundup: Cookies with Benefits

Gathering with relatives and friends to swap favorite confections is a welcome respite from the frenetic pace of the season. And let's face it, there's nothing better than a cookie jar that's so full you can barely close the lid! ...
Super-Speedy Bean and Tuna Salad

Super-Speedy Bean and Tuna Salad

This recipe for Super-Speedy Bean and Tuna Salad is made with pantry staples, including canned tuna, corn, and fiber-rich beans. And with simple steps like draining and rinsing the beans and washing and chopping fresh parsley, this healthy, colorful tuna salad can ...
Brussels Sprouts: A Roundup of Healthy Recipes

Brussels Sprouts: A Roundup of Healthy Recipes

My obsession with pumpkin is officially over, and now I'm moving on to Brussels sprouts! This cute cruciferous vegetable may be low in calories (just 38 per cup), but it packs a nutritional punch. Brussels sprouts provide fiber and nutrients ...
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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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