Nutrition

Lettuce Stalk About Lettuce

May 23, 2014
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Salad season is almost here! We have rows of baby greens sprouting up in our garden as I speak. I thought it was time for a post to celebrate all things green. Here’s an infographic I made with good uses, nutrition highlights, and how I love to eat my greens! Hope you love my leafy […]

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A Foodie Survey

May 22, 2014
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This post is sponsored The survey is now closed for analyzing! A pro-natural foods company who wishes to remain anonymous (I don’t even know who the company is!) is doing a field research survey to understand what people (particularly moms) think is important when shopping for food. Knowing many of you are foodies, moms or […]

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Lazy Guy Dinners

May 14, 2014
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This post isn’t for you, choir. It’s for those who are desperate to eat healthier and want to take some simple steps. I recently received a call from my brother-in-law, Andrew. He has amped up his weight training routine and wanted to know what I thought about the $50 tub of protein powder he just […]

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Guest RD: Healthy and Affordable Pantry Staples

May 13, 2014
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Today’s post is from Kristine Duncan, MS, RD, CDE, who writes the blog Veg Girl RD. Kristine’s pantry staple recommendations will help you ensure you are always ready to cook something delicious! I can’t wait to make those baked garbanzos… My husband and I had a bit of a shock last year when he unexpectedly […]

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Day In The Life of Nutrition – II

May 8, 2014
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Way back when Mazen was still a newborn I did a Day in the Life of Nutrition post. It was a fun way to do a self evaluation and see how I was doing as a new mom. This post is also a good reference for my thoughts on calories, weight loss and my needs […]

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Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Fat?

April 29, 2014
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Today’s guest post comes from Amari Thomsen, MS, RD, LDN, who writes the blog Eat Chic Chicago! Amari owns a nutrition practice and works with clients suffering from adrenal fatigue. Her post today will illustrate the consequences of chronic stress in the body and how proper nutrition can pave the way to a healthier lifestyle. […]

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Tips For Prep Day

April 22, 2014
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We’ve been rockin’ the Sunday prep day since January when we dove head first into Cook Smarts. It has improved our family dynamics on the weeknights so much! More than just the time saved, I love how we have condensed the dishes we have to wash from multiple cutting boards, knives, colanders and things to […]

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