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Humita in a Pot

April 30, 2018 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Thick enough to eat with a spoon or fork, these creamy corn cakes with added vegetables are made in single-serving ramekins rather than traditional corn husks.

Fresh cut broccoli that makes a pattern
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Broccoli is Super!

August 14, 2015 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

It’s the quintessential vegetable, and you probably either love it or hate it. But what you may not know is that broccoli is a nutritional star. For instance, did you know that broccoli contains calcium?

November-December 2014

Dishing up a Heart-Healthy Pizza

October 27, 2014 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Product Reviewed Emile Henry Grilling / Baking Stone Wow! The Emile Henry Grilling/Baking Stone is one solid, heavyweight contender to my usual baking trays. (It certainly gave my biceps a workout just lifting it out the

Emile Henry Baking Stone
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Dishing up a Heart-Healthy Pizza

October 27, 2014 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Product Reviewed: Emile Henry Grilling / Baking Stone Wow! The Emile Henry Grilling/Baking Stone is one solid, heavyweight contender to my usual baking trays. (It certainly gave my biceps a workout just lifting it out the

Homemade pumpkin pie spice in a glass jar with ingredients
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Pumpkin Spiced Energy Bites

November 14, 2013 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Did you know that pumpkin treats can be quite healthy? I’m not talking about your traditional pumpkin pie loaded with sugar and cream. Pumpkin — even the canned kind — is rich in the antioxidant beta carotene,

Heap of sliced ripe kiwi as textured background
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Two Little Cheers for Kiwi

March 12, 2013 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

I was having some trouble deciding what to write about, so I looked for help at home — I asked my twin four-year-old girls. When I mentioned kiwi as a possible topic, their overwhelmingly excited

Healthy food at home. Happy family in the kitchen. Mother and child daughter are preparing on the cooker.
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What Stone Soup Means to Me

December 7, 2012 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

Recently, I’ve been reading a version of Stone Soup to my 4-year-old girls. It’s a story about hungry travelers who encounter a village of stingy folk. They creatively devise a plan to get the townspeople to

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Hollywood Harvest

November 15, 2012 Lauren O'Connor, MS, RD

“Local food” may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Los Angeles. But within this sprawled out city local food is everywhere, even in Hollywood! The Hollywood Farmer’s Market,