Caprese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Caprese Lasagna Roll-Ups #festfoods

I have an overabundance of fresh tomatoes, which means lasagna is on my mind… Caprese Lasagna, to be exact! If you’re not familiar with caprese, it’s a simple Italian salad made with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil, all layered together. The combination of flavors is out of this world! So, I’m bringing these same basic elements of

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Chia Seeds + GIVEAWAY!


Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! Everyone’s talking about Chia Seeds and their amazing health benefits. You’ve probably seen them throughout the grocery store in granola bars, cereal, snack foods and drinks, but have you ever given the plain seeds a try? Chia Seeds get a fabulous NuVal score of 91, making them one of my Top Picks!

Chia Seeds are loaded with a multitude of

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Eat Well Wednesday: Fruit & Oatmeal Smoothie


We’ve all heard time and again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what happens on those mornings when you don’t have 10-15 minutes to sit down at the table and grab a bite to eat? Take a smoothie to-go, of course! Smoothies are a great way to ensure you’re starting your day with the nutrients your

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Locked out!

locked_out1It’s happened to many of us at least once…

You shop, go through the checkout to pay for the $100+ worth of items in your cart and then walk out the store and across the parking lot to your car. Your plan is to unload the bags into your car as quickly as possible so you can get to your next destination,

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Eat Well Wednesday: Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet Dinner

Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet Dinner #festfoods

Now that August is here, back-to-school fever is in the air! Schedules are starting to fill up quickly, so it’s important to have some quick and easy recipes on hand for those inevitably busy upcoming weeknights. Luckily, with one pan and just 30 minutes of prep time, you can have this Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet Dinner

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Grilled Sweet Corn with Chili Lime Butter

Grilled Sweet Corn with Chili Lime Butter #festfoods

I just love late summer because all my favorite veggies are at their peak. Sweet corn on the cob is no exception! My favorite way to cook corn is by throwing it on the grill – It amps up the flavor and gives it a crunchy, yet juicy texture {it also looks pretty with

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Chicken of the Sea® Pink Salmon To-Go Cups

Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon To Go Cups #festfoods

It’s hard to believe that it’s back-to-school time again! The school year routine requires grocery shopping for healthy breakfasts, school lunches, after-school snacks and family dinners. Are you looking for ways to save time, while still providing your family with better-for-you meals and snacks? This week’s pick is sure to do the

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Cold Ice Cream on a Hot… Warm Day!

Cold Ice Cream #festfoods

We have about 300 varieties of frozen treats

The original idea for this blog involved my opening with something along the lines of “what a hot summer this has been, what have you been doing to keep cool?” but it’s actually been a very mild, comfortable summer. Does that mean we can’t enjoy the refreshments of the season? Of

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cauliflower #festfoodsCauliflower is trendy and in season! Who has heard about making cauliflower into a steak, pizza crust, or mashed? I must say each and every recipe I tried in this blog is amazing! I have to credit my daughter Nicole for turning me into a vegetable steak fan. Nicole is 27 years old and she is into her garden and cooking

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Eat Well Wednesday: Chicken Stir-Fry with Green Beans and Peanuts

Chicken Stir-Fry with Green Beans and Peanuts #festfoodsThe awesome thing about fresh produce is that when it’s in season, not only is does it taste the best, but you can also get it at the store for a great price! Green beans are reaching their Peak This Week, which means our produce departments are brimming with crisp, locally-grown fresh green beans. So

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