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Navigating the Holidays: Reframe, Reflect, and Renew

Navigating the Holidays: Reframe, Reflect, and Renew

With all the holiday hustle and bustle, scheduling and keeping an appointment with your dietitian may be low on your priority list. We get it – December is a busy time of year! Or maybe you find yourself thinking, “What’s the point?” with the abundance of food and...

Holiday Hacks: 3 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips

Holiday Hacks: 3 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips

Between holiday parties, school concerts, family gatherings, shopping, and vacations most of us will be VERY busy this holiday season. Give yourself the gift of taking some shortcuts and holiday hacks to take some of the pressure off so you can relax and be merry...

5 Not-So-Basic Healthy Greens to Eat Now

5 Not-So-Basic Healthy Greens to Eat Now

When it comes to healthy leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce, and spinach. We eat these week after week, and while all of these provide health benefits, there is a huge selection of leafy greens in the produce aisle that you could be...

McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Dessert Hummus

McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Dessert Hummus

Dessert hummus. Yep you read that right! While most people think of hummus as a savory dip, it can also be a sweet treat! Traditional hummus is made from blended chickpeas and typically mixed with tahini, garlic, olive oil, and spices. Dessert hummus is made from...

October is for Apples!

October is for Apples!

Move over pumpkin spice, there’s another fall flavor in town! October is National Apple Month, and we’re celebrating by bringing you the nutrition facts plus a great apple recipe round-up to help you incorporate these nutrition powerhouses. We’ve all heard the saying,...

Fall Delicata Squash Toast

Fall Delicata Squash Toast

You deserve to eat food that feels worthy. I love how this Fall Delicata Squash Toast is both so simple to assemble yet also feels kind of indulgent. Once the temperatures cool and the calendar turns to October, for many, it's all about pumpkin. But, for me, I've got...

Mindful Eating for Kids at Mealtime

Mindful Eating for Kids at Mealtime

Updated September 2022 We've all heard about mindful eating and we may even be practicing it ourselves. But, is mindful eating for kids? Is it something that we can practice as a family. A lot has changed over the past couple of years, and I know that quarantine...

Artificial sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?

Artificial sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?

Artificial sweeteners have been all over the news this month. A new study took a look at how four common sweeteners (aspartame, saccharin, stevia, and sucralose) influence our health. This is one of the first studies to look at their effect on human metabolism and the...

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