Green Eyed Nutrition
Apr
23
We’re about a quarter of the way through the year. How did you make out on your New Year’s resolutions? Personally, I feel that the start of Spring is the perfect time to make positive changes, tackle new challenges and clean out the “crap” so to speak.
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Jul
24
Don't get me wrong...I love a little sweetness in my morning coffee, but I'm more of a "savory" breakfast person than sweet. This granola is the perfect combination of sweet and salty.
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Tags : Baking, Breakfast

Apr
06
Coffee with a friend sparked this new obsession. I can't believe that I would spend five or 6 bucks everytime I ordered this!
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Feb
18
I can't believe how easy it is to make this soup...I always make an extra batch for myself when I make this for clients!
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Feb
12
What is this crazy bread that keeps popping up on my Pinterest feed? Dubbed “the most amazing gluten free bread” my curiosity got the best of me and I decided to make it…
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Feb
12
Check out the Weekly Clicklist for February 12th. Each week I'll be posting a few things that the nutrition world is buzzing about!
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Feb
11
From my "Weekly Click List February 12th". Not the healthiest bread alternative, but it's gluten free and actually tastes pretty good!
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Oct
30
Don't toss those seeds! Roast them and you'll have a healthy tasty snack that the kids will love...if there's any left for them....
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Sep
02
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Aug
16
Just got back from our annual peach picking adventure and now I'm trying to come up with new recipes! This California girl loves salsa so, of course, why not fresh peach salsa?
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Jul
01
Looking for a new side dish to bring to the party? Farro provides texture and a nutty flavor that plain old pasta or potatoes can't compete with.
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Tags : Sides, Recipes

Apr
14
“My child is a terrible eater”. I hear this often, and feel sympathy for the parent of a child who isn’t very adventurous at the dinner table. But, I also feel sympathy for the child.
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Apr
14
“My child is a terrible eater”. I hear this often, and feel sympathy for the parent of a child who isn’t very adventurous at the dinner table. But, I also feel sympathy for the child.
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Apr
13
My daughter is pretty skeptical when it comes to new foods. But, anything that I can describe as "pretty", "wacky" or "princess-y" seems to get her attention. These purple sweet potatoes seemed to do the trick!
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Jan
13
So, we’re about 2 weeks into the new year. How’s it going? You know what I mean. How are you doing with those resolutions?
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Nov
28
"Be prepared" shouldn't be just a motto for girl scouts and boy scouts. Besides stocking the fridge with cut up fruit and veggies, it's also nice to have a few things you can reheat that provide healthy protein and satisfy your hunger.
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Oct
02
Caffeinated Undies. For real….
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Sep
24
If I could make salad into a brownie, I think my kids would eat it.
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Tags : Desserts

Sep
24
Buying in bulk sometimes puts us in wasteful situations. This is a perfect side dish for the holidays. It also goes well with a simple roasted chicken.
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Tags : Sides, Gluten Free

Aug
28
Kale isn't the only superstar green out there. Collard greens are rapidly becoming the new go to green...
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Tags : Sides

Apr
28
This is from today's newsletter about feeding the gut the right foods to support a healthy immune system.
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Tags : Do This Daily

Apr
28
This is from a past newsletter reviewing the benefits of Probiotics.
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Tags : Do This Daily

Apr
27
This salad is not only delicious and perfect for Spring and Summer lunches, it's high in inulin (considered a "prebiotic") and antioxidants.
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Mar
29
The name of this smoothie says it all. Probiotics replenish the healthy bacteria in your gut which support a healthy immune system, aid in proper digestion, and keep you regular.
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Tags : Smoothies

Feb
13
Love is in the air…and it’s for my all-time favorite treat, Red Velvet Cake. It’s some thing about that rich, dark red that gets me.
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Tags : Baking

Jan
27
I’ve been experimenting a lot with different varieties of grains and rices, and black rice is my new favorite thing.
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Jan
21
What’s for dinner? Low carb sides…We’ve been really into salads as sides lately to keep the carbs down at night. This is one of the easiest sides and my husband loves it!
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Jan
21
Enough already with this crazy weather! These cold snaps are making it hard to stick to my well-intentioned resolutions! The good thing is that being stuck in the house all day usually means a lot of cooking and experimenting.
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Tags : Soups

Jan
04
The weather outside is frightful! Since heading to the tropics isn't possible, I decided to create a smoothie that would give me a both a big boost of Vitamin C and create a little beachy nostalgia...
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Tags : Smoothies

Dec
30
Here are my five things I’m sticking to…
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Dec
06
Baking with the kids this weekend got me thinking about food dyes and additives. What does the research say about how they affect our bodies, as well as how they affect behavior?
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Tags : Baking

Nov
25
Another favorite cranberry-inspired side is my Cranberry Salsa. This is a great appetizer to serve throughout the holidays, since cranberries are so symbolic of the winter holiday season.
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Nov
25
The holidays just wouldn’t be the same without cranberries. Cranberry sauce is to Thanksgiving dinner just as much as dyed eggs are to Easter.
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Oct
14
Chocolate chip cookies are classic "cooking with kids" fare. But, with traditional recipes I'm always worried about the kids sampling the dough. Well, not with this recipe...
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Oct
14
Chocolate chip cookies are classic "cooking with kids" fare. But, with traditional recipes I'm always worried about the kids sampling the dough. Well, not with this recipe...
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Oct
03
I love a good brownie. To me they are just as comforting as a warm chocolate chip cookie on a rainy day. What I’m not a big fan of are the ones made from a box. They usually taste like…the box.
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Oct
03
We always have white beans on hand (usually in the form of canned cannellini beans) to make a side dish with pork loin or lamb.
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Tags : Gluten Free, Soups

Sep
25
Tonight's dinner: Grilled Chicken Legs with Lemon-Mint Cabbage Salad. The dried cranberries add some sweetness and I'm a sucker for mint!
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Sep
18
Frequently Asked Question: "I know I should try to buy organic whenever I can..."
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Aug
31
The first day of Fall is weeks away, yet to me Labor Day marks the end of summer for us.
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Tags : Clean Eating

Aug
21
I'm not really an oatmeal person. I'll take cold cereal on most mornings...
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Tags : Family Meals

Jul
30
I grew up with two very hard working parents. We lived in Southern California and their commute to and from work was brutal- about two hours each way.
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Tags : Family Meals

Jul
06
“What am I getting myself into?” I asked myself this last night while fighting my third night of insomnia. A private practice? A website and blog to maintain? A kid starting kindergarten and a toddler who has become very good at climbing on things?
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Jul
02
My daughter and I baked up a batch of these raspberry muffins the other day while my other little one was napping. The whole house filled with the smell of raspberries and sugar. I couldn’t quite place the smell until I sampled a muffin hot out of the oven. I was back at Knott’s, running around with my big sister…
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Tags : Baking

Jun
26
I have a friend who refuses to spend the extra $2-3 a pound on organic anything. “It’s total bull” she tells me while biting into a conventionally grown peach.
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Jun
24
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