September-October 2015

Blood Orange, Avocado and Fennel Salad

August 28, 2015 Maria Tadic, RD

Blood Orange, Avocado and Fennel Salad Perfect for a party or a quick weeknight side dish, this light and refreshing salad can be prepared in minutes. Learn more about fennel’s distinctive flavor Developed by Maria

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Meatless Monday for Beginners

July 20, 2015 Maria Tadic, RD

As vegetarian and vegan diets gain in popularity even some meat-eaters are trying out "Meatless Mondays." If you’re interested in reducing your consumption of meat, but feel intimidated to start, you've come to the right place.

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Creamy Spinach Potato with a Baked Egg

May 13, 2015 Maria Tadic, RD

When I miss breakfast, my whole day is off. To be honest, I look forward to eating breakfast every morning. Especially when breakfast includes the classic combo of eggs and potatoes. Whether it's scrambled eggs

January-February 2015

Roasted Chickpea Trio

March 2, 2015 Maria Tadic, RD

Roasted chickpeas make for a snack that’s high in protein and fiber. Try it these three ways: Sweet and Spicy, Ginger-Sesame and Brown Sugar and Nutmeg. Ginger Sesame Roasted Chickpeas Ingredients 2 cans (15½ ounces

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Going Vegan? Pay Attention to These Nutrients

November 19, 2014 Maria Tadic, RD

Did you know we’ve been celebrating World Vegan month? November is an entire month dedicated to meat-free, kind-to-animals cooking and eating! Perfect for shining a spotlight on this unique but environmentally conscious diet. So, what is

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Tempting Tempeh: An Alternative Protein Source

April 23, 2014 Maria Tadic, RD

As plant-based eating patterns have become increasingly popular, interest in alternative, vegetarian protein sources has also increased. Tofu and other soy products are now commonplace in most supermarkets and are great for a quick meatless

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Vanilla Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

March 19, 2014 Maria Tadic, RD

I love peanut butter! You could probably even say I’m a peanut butter addict. It’s one of my top favorite condiments. And I put it on just about everything. Unfortunately, my all-time favorite brand is

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Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges

February 18, 2014 Maria Tadic, RD

Everyone has that one food — the not-very-healthy, crave-able, junk food that you just love. Chips, ice cream, chocolate … for me, it's french fries! It's that one food that I can rarely say no

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Balsamic & Mint Beet Salad

January 21, 2014 Maria Tadic, RD

During the winter, it can be hard to find fresh produce that's in season, of good quality and a decent price. Even though we're lucky to get asparagus, zucchini or broccoli year-round, many times you

January-February 2014

Caramelized Onions without the Tears

December 20, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

Product Reviewed Rösle Onion and Vegetable Chopper Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” I mix them in with scrambled eggs, put

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Caramelized Onions without the Tears

December 20, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

Product Reviewed: Rösle Onion and Vegetable Chopper Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” I mix them in with scrambled eggs, put

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Caramelized Onion & Pear Jam

November 11, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

It never fails that each year, as the cool weather comes around, I fall in love with all the delicious pumpkin and apple recipes. They're definitely my top two favorite foods of the season. But

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Roasted Zucchini Hummus

August 6, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

It never fails — when I go visit my parents during the summer, my Mom always loads me up with some of her garden goodies. Tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, beans and lots and lots of summer

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Summertime Charred Corn Salsa

July 1, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

I always get so excited when summer rolls around. Each year I eagerly await all the produce goodies to be found: juicy peaches, beautiful berries, bright red tomatoes and — my all time favorite —

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Strawberry and Rhubarb’s Spring Fling

June 4, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

Nothing says spring and summer like farmers market tables overflowing with bright red strawberries! These delicious little gems start popping up in late May through June here on the East Coast. And my local market

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My Salad of Glory

May 14, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

One of the most common complaints I get from my husband, Dario, in regards to my cooking, is that I don’t re-make any of my dishes. They don’t get “put into rotation,” as he says.