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Cucumber Cups with Dill and Smoked Salmon

Makes 12-14 Servings 1 1/3 large cucumbers 4 ounces light cream cheese, softened 2 tbsp. choped fresh dipp 1 tsp. lemon zest 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 4 ounces smoked salmon, cut into 2-inch strips … Continue reading

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Guilt Free Recipes for Super Bowl Weekend

Super Bowl Weekend is finally here, and we hope you have been checking our blog this week for some crowd-pleasing, dietitian-approved recipes to get you through the big day. We’ve added a few last minute favorites, along with some tips … Continue reading

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How Can I Remember to Take My Vitamin & Mineral Supplements?

We all know that life can be hectic, especially this time of year. With the endless “to-do” list, holiday celebrations & family gatherings, it can challenging to fulfill even the most mundane daily responsibilities. We may forget to take out … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Diets Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia

For years the Mediterranean Diet has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, cancer and mortality; and now, research suggests that this diet, as well as other similar heart healthy diets, may contribute to lower risk of developing dementia … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos with Cabbage-Carrot Slaw and Spicy Crema

Lighten up Taco Tuesdays with this low-fat, protein-packed fish taco recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup light sour cream 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles 1 cup peeled, coarsely shredded jicama (3 ounces) 1 cup shredded red cabbage (2 ounces) … Continue reading

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Portion Control Tips for Dining Out

Dining out often poses a challenge for people struggling to lose and/or maintain a healthy weight. It’s no surprise that restaurants make it easy to unintentionally consume excess calories when faced with larger portion sizes and hidden calories (oils, butter, … Continue reading

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Summer Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup honey 1 cinnamon stick 2 cups extra virgin olive oil Salt – dash Freshly ground black pepper 6 cups loosely packed mixed torn greens such as romaine, red or … Continue reading

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