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Deviled Eggs with a Kick

March 31, 2015 Rebecca Vander Sluis

After decorating eggs for Easter, what's one to do with all those extra hard-boiled eggs? Make deviled eggs! These Avocado Deviled Eggs, which I developed with my friend Taylar, are savory and colorful with a

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Vegan Ambrosia Salad

My friend Karin — we've been friends since high school — makes the best Easter dinner on record. The menu has changed through the years, but it's always homemade and, because Karin's a fantastic cook,

March-April 2015

Diffusing the Benefits of Essential Oils

March 20, 2015 Marisa Moore

For centuries, essential oils have been used to treat a variety of conditions, from lack of mental clarity and alertness to depression and indigestion. Today, practitioners employ essential oils using a combination of traditional medicine

March-April 2015

Spice It Up! Recipes

March 20, 2015 Food & Nutrition Magazine

From sweet and savory to everything in between, spices add unparalleled flavor and dimension to any meal. Whether you're in the mood for an Asian-inspired snack or a traditional Ethiopian curry, these spicy dishes will

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Journal How You Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle

March 19, 2015 Marci Evans

I love the theme for this year's National Nutrition Month: "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle." There's just something about that verb "bite" that feels very active, intentional and strong. It somehow says to me, "Go

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5 Food Hacks Using Potatoes

March 17, 2015 Emily Cooper

Inexpensive and versatile, potatoes are a kitchen staple across the globe. Each tasty tater is packed with almost half of day's recommended intake of vitamin C, more potassium than the ever-popular banana, and plenty of

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7 Food Safety Tips for Seniors

March 12, 2015 Robin Rood

I recently gave a talk to a group of senior citizens at an assisted living center near me. My topic was updated food safety recommendations — I highlighted the latest news in food science and

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Turmeric Tea and Turmeric Milk

March 11, 2015 Alexandra Caspero

Turmeric is a yellow spice that’s often found in Indian food and gives American mustard its vibrant color. You probably know that already. You probably also know that, like other spices, turmeric is a great

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3 Things to Know Before Declaring a Dietetics Major

March 10, 2015 Meg Dowell

The field of nutrition and dietetics is ever-expanding and changing before our eyes. Professionals and members of the Academy work continuously to implement strategies to improve the quality of care and educational materials dietitians can

March-April 2015

Is Your Peppercorn an Imposter?

March 2, 2015 Michele Redmond

True or false: Some kinds of "peppercorns" aren't actually pepper at all. It's true. Black peppercorns are a required kitchen staple, and fashionable peppercorn blends are adding white, green and pink peppers as flavor accessories. But