Why Beets Deserve the Spotlight
November-December 2015

Why Beets Deserve the Spotlight

For years, earthy-tasting beets languished on "most hated vegetables" lists, but things started to change when the now-ubiquitous beet and goat cheese salads spread quickly across menus around the country. With a lot going for them

Why We Love Lentils
November-December 2015

Why We Love Lentils

With a history rooted in the Bible and the writings of Hippocrates, lentils have maintained prominence in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine since their cultivation 8,500 years ago. A member of the legume family, lentils

Today's Look at Yesterday's Deli
November-December 2015

Today’s Look at Yesterday’s Deli

Move over, fried chicken strips, mayo-laden potato salad and overstuffed meat sandwiches. Today's supermarket deli food offerings are an improved trifecta of taste, variety and nutrition. Alongside traditional deli meats and cheeses in the "prepared

Handle (Version 1.32)
November-December 2015

Handle (Version 1.32)

Synopsis of the App  Handle is a time-based productivity app that combines your email, calendar and to-do lists with a goal to help you “stay on top of your life.”  Platform and Price Free: Apple, Web 

TruReach (Version 1.1)
November-December 2015

TruReach (Version 1.1)

Synopsis of the App  Targeting people who struggle with depression and anxiety, TruReach wants to teach skills to help reduce anxiety and stress. Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android  RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros 

Wellcoin (Version 2.0.3)
November-December 2015

Wellcoin (Version 2.0.3)

Synopsis of the App Staking claim as the world's first health currency, Wellcoin provides a way to earn rewards for healthy behaviors.  Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android, Web. RDN Score 3 out of 5 Pros 

Yummly (Version 1.15)
November-December 2015

Yummly (Version 1.15)

Synopsis of the App Yummly is a digital recipe box that aims to make it easier for foodies to cook, eat and share the foods they love. Platform and Price Free: Apple, Android and Web RDN

African Peanut Soup
November-December 2015

African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup Made with familiar ingredients you likely have on hand, this unique soup is irresistibly rich, creamy and ready in only 30 minutes. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by

Apricot Chickpea Soup
November-December 2015

Apricot Chickpea Soup

Apricot Chickpea Soup This protein-packed soup features quinoa and chickpeas and has a light, fruity flavor. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by Nikki Bennett, RD, LD Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1

Cream of Tomato Soup
November-December 2015

Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup In this simple weeknight soup, cayenne pepper adds a kick of spiciness to a comfort classic. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by Marcy Gaston Ingredients 2 teaspoons

Creamy Mushroom Soup
November-December 2015

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup This dairy-free twist on a classic is just as creamy as the traditional version. The secret ingredient is cooked whole oats, blended until smooth. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes!

Swedish Split Pea Soup
November-December 2015

Swedish Split Pea Soup

Swedish Split Pea Soup This inexpensive, filling and rustic soup is flavored with thyme, marjoram and a swirl of Dijon mustard. See more “A Bowl for Every Belly” recipes! Developed by Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD

DIY Kitchen: Vegetable Stock
November-December 2015

DIY Kitchen: Vegetable Stock

DIY Vegetable Stock Making vegetable stock is easy! Simply combine non-starchy vegetables with herbs and water in a large pot and cook for about an hour. Strain and use as a base for vegetarian soups

Southwest Pasta Salad
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Southwest Pasta Salad

There’s a reason why pasta salad can be found in almost every grocery store. Popular with everyone from kids to adults, a good pasta salad is a true crowd pleaser. The beauty of it is

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Gnocchi
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Sweet Potato Pumpkin Gnocchi

Traditionally made from a careful combination of potatoes and flour, gnocchi are melt-in-your-mouth pillows of carbs. But, in the spirit of fall — and adding pumpkin to everything — I wanted to try giving gnocchi a

Should You Be Using LOINC?
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Should You Be Using LOINC?

The more I work with terminologies, the more I find that the question is not, "Should we use Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes, or LOINC?" but, "How can we use them effectively?" If your electronic health record is like mine,

Citrus Shrimp Tacos
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Citrus Shrimp Tacos

Americans love tacos. And if it’s taco night, you can be sure there will be plenty of fried corn taco shells ready to be filled with seasoned ground beef, sour cream, salsa, shredded cheese, iceberg

Mediterranean Salad
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Mediterranean Salad

It’s dinner time and you’ve settled on pulling out the bagged lettuce and topping it with a drizzle of jarred salad dressing. While there’s nothing particularly wrong with that salad, it could be so much

Friends meeting and eating
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3 Ways to Celebrate Food Day

Recently, I was invited by the local elementary school where I teach nutrition classes to join their Food Day celebration. “Food Day?” I thought. “Who wouldn’t love a day devoted to food?” But, Food Day is so much

Warm Up with Coconut Curry
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Warm Up with Coconut Curry

This tasty dish makes for the perfect healthy comfort meal. Turmeric, which is one of the main ingredients in curry, is rich in curcumin, which has been shown to have anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Plus,

Homemade Hummus
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Homemade Hummus

I never had hummus as a kid. My childhood apparently predated the hummus invasion. If it had been around, though, I’m pretty sure I would’ve laughed at the name and likely balked at trying any