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Low-Fat Meal Ideas

You may need to follow a low-fat diet if you have heart issues, such as high cholesterol or a history of a stroke or heart attack, various GI issues, or other reasons. Regardless, we need fat in our diets for …

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Fire Up the Grill

Summer days bring sunshine, warm weather, and more fun activities like swimming, gardening, or spending time outside with friends and family. Making dinnertime quicker and easier can allow more time for these fun summer activities. Grilling dinner can save you …

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Pass the Pasta, Please!

“My kids would eat pasta every day if I let them!” This is one of the biggest things I hear my frustrated clients say. My response? “My kids too!” And we eat pasta a few times a week sometimes! Surprised? …

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Beach & Pool Snacks

I think this is my FAVORITE topic to write about. As a Registered Dietitian and mom of a 7- and 4-year-old, I know that summer snacks are VITAL. Not just nutritionally, but I have so many great memories as a …

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Radiant Rhubarb

Rhubarb is in season from May-July in New Jersey, and we wanted to highlight this radiant vegetable for you here on the blog! How to Select Rhubarb Look for crispy stalks No scars, cuts, or visible decay No wilty or …

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1-2-3 Charcuterie

Charcuterie boards are a fun and easy way to make a meal without cooking! Boards are made up of a selection of meats surrounded by foods that complement those meats, most commonly fruits, nuts, crackers, and dips.  Not only are …

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Afternoon Energy Boosters

We all know the feeling – the clock is creeping towards that mid-afternoon fatigue that seems to all of a sudden hit. Whether you are working, home with kids, or trying to accomplish something at home, most of my clients …

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This & That about Fat

Fat is one of the three macronutrients that provides our bodies with energy. We get it from animal sources and plant sources. Fat in our meals can have a few functions, from making our food taste good to helping us …

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