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Entries in Try-It Tuesday (10)

Tuesday
Dec132011

Try-It Tuesday: Eat...Slower...

When we try to manage our weight we often get caught up in the details of what to eat, how many grams or calories of what, when to eat it, and where to eat it. What about the experience of eating and tasting the food itself? Doesn’t our enjoyment and taste of our food factor into this health equation?

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Tuesday
Nov292011

Try-It Tuesday: Batch Cooking

For this Try-it Tuesday, give batch cooking a try! Not only can cooking in batches make your food choices healthier and give you more control, but it can also streamline the time you spend in the kitchen each week!

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Tuesday
Nov152011

Try-It Tuesday: Pumpkin

When we think of fall vegetables, pumpkin is one of the first that comes to mind. Dishes like roasted pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie are some true favorites. This decadent, earthy vegetable makes...

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Tuesday
Nov082011

Try-It Tuesday: Almond Milk

Watch out cows, there is new milk on the block and by the looks of it, it is here to stay! Milk alternatives have been around for decades but just in the last couple years, one specifically has been gaining popularity fast...

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Tuesday
Nov012011

Try-It Tuesday: Coconut Oil Instead of Canola Oil

I’m often asked is “what oil is best to use in cooking?” Although there is a lot of information out there, many resources contradict others leading to further confusion. Today I will try to clear up the debate.

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Tuesday
Oct252011

Try-It Tuesday: Go Grass-Fed

Have you gone grass-fed yet? This question brought for some fun discussion at my last book club meeting. One of the gals in our club raises and sells grass-fed cattle on her farm (a dietitian’s dream for a best friend!) and had a customer return a recently purchased roast because he swore all he could taste was grass. I had to...

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Tuesday
Oct182011

Try-It Tuesday: Kale

I hear two comments about dark green leafy vegetables, “They are too bitter and I do not like them,” or “I have no idea how to prepare them or what to eat them with.” Kale, swiss chard, bok choy, collard greens, mustard greens are very versatile and can be prepared in several ways including a few that help reduce the bitterness. It is worth figuring out how to enjoy these vegetables as they are the number one vegetable in terms of...

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