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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Dole® Fruit Smoothie Shakers

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I’m a big fan of smoothies, especially in the warm, summer months. Smoothies serve as a great breakfast on-the-go, mid-afternoon pick-me-up, or post work-out snack. I enjoy coming up with new creations using all sorts of ingredients, like frozen yogurt, peanut butter, flaxseed meal, orange juice and a variety of fresh, summer fruits and veggies. (Yes… I said veggies! Check out this Supercharged Blueberry Smoothie recipe for

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion Crackers

Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion Crackers #festfoodsWho doesn’t love a good summertime snack? With pool days, barbecues, campfires and sporting events, we have plenty of good reasons to snack during the summer. When shopping for my most recent outdoor gathering, a new cracker caught my eye: Triscuit Brown Rice Baked with Sweet Potato & Roasted Sweet Onion. (Quite the mouthful, I know!)

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Zevia® All Natural, Zero Calorie Soda + Text 2 Win CONTEST!

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The hot season has finally arrived here in Wisconsin! One of my favorite things to do in summer is to sit outside in the sunshine with a good book and refreshing beverage. Lately, I’ve been reaching for a sweet, bubbly Zevia® Zero Calorie Soda. I know what you’re thinking… a Dietitian drinking SODA?! Well, let me tell you why Zevia® is well deserving of the

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Cher-Make Chicken Brats + GIVEAWAY!

Cher-Make Chicken Brats #festfoods

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Friends, family, food, warm air and sunshine… It doesn’t get much better than that! There’s something about the smell of juicy burgers and brats on the grill, creamy potato salad, refreshing pasta salads, fresh fruit, corn on the cob and desserts galore that seems to bring everyone together in good spirits. This year,

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Chobani® Simply 100™ Greek Yogurt

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Have you gone Greek? You can find Greek yogurt in all of your Festival Registered Dietitians’ shopping carts and for great reasons! Greek yogurt goes through a straining process where the liquid whey protein is strained out, making it a thicker consistency, lower in lactose and almost twice the protein content as regular yogurt. Greek yogurt also contains probiotics, or healthy bacteria, that help promote digestive

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Fisher® Salted In-Shell Peanuts

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It’s that time of year again! Summertime means road trips, baseball games, campfires, pool parties and picnics. All of these summer activities are made even better with yummy snacks to keep everyone energized. Looking for a convenient and nutrition-packed snack for your summer fun? Grab a handful of Fisher® Salted In-Shell Peanuts!

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Ancient Harvest® Organic White Grain Quinoa

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Have you heard about quinoa? Quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) is an ancient, gluten-free grain considered to be one of the world’s healthiest foods. It’s native to Bolivia and comes in three varieties: whole grain white, red and black. This trendy, nutritional powerhouse is high in protein, fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, iron, copper, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids. Also known as “the mother grain,” quinoa is one

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Del Monte® Fruit Burst™ Squeezers

Del Monte Fruit Burst Squeezers #festfoods

With summer just around the corner, are you looking for a delicious and nutritious snack to send along with your kids to summer camp, or bring on family bike rides and camping trips? Del Monte® Fruit Burst™ Squeezers make an easy on-the-go treat that provide 1½ fruit or fruit + veggie servings per pouch. They are perfect for kids and picky

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Yoplait® Original Frozen Yogurt

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Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and we begin to see the reappearance of warm weather foods, like grilled meat and seafood, fresh fruits and veggies, pasta salads, and, of course, frozen desserts! While ice cream is a go to for most during the summer season, why not give frozen yogurt a try?

This week’s pick, Yoplait® Original Frozen Yogurt, makes the perfect

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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Krema Natural Peanut Butter

Krema Peanut Butter #festfoodsWho doesn’t love peanut butter? It’s a staple on most grocery lists and pairs well with so many different foods. It comes in creamy, crunchy, chunky, natural, organic, reduced fat, low sodium, dark chocolate and honey flavored varieties. This makes it tough to pick just one! However, our Top Pick this week, Krema Natural Peanut Butter, reigns supreme in nutrition, taste and texture!

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