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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 sucker for winter squash. For me, the season usually starts with delicata squash, moves quickly to spaghetti and butternut, and continues through the season with roasted acorn squash. When roasted, winter squash turns tender and sweet, and it's easy to prepare. Slice in half, ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Meatballs in Guajillo Sauce with Zucchini

Meatballs in Guajillo Sauce with Zucchini

Add a flavorful twist to meatballs by simmering in a tangy, bright tomatillo-guajillo chile sauce, and add delicate diced zucchini for a pop of color and good nutrition. If you love meatballs, these Mexican meatballs will go over big time ...
57 Recipes for National Seafood Month

57 Recipes for National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, a time to celebrate the health benefits of choosing seafood twice a week. And the more variety the better, so top your table with sustainably caught or farmed-raised fish and shellfish including salmon and sardines, ...
Teriyaki Salmon, Snow Peas, and Carrot Packets

Teriyaki Salmon, Snow Peas, and Carrot Packets

If you're trying to incorporate more seafood into your family's diet, give this recipe for Teriyaki Salmon, Snow Peas, and Carrot Packets a try. A flavorful mix of light teriyaki sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, and ginger blanket the fish and ...
"Mom, the House Smells Great" Roasted Chicken

“Mom, the House Smells Great” Roasted Chicken

Buying a rotisserie chicken at the supermarket is easy, but making your own roasted chicken from scratch has its big benefits too. It's easier than you think, economical, flavorful, and the beautiful aromas that fill your house when it's roasting ...
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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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