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Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

It is a Tuesday night and everyone has had a busy day – the children went to school, mom and dad went to work and even though everyone’s school and work day is over there is still a 6:00pm soccer practice to go to.  Sound familiar?  Why soccer leagues schedule practices during the week at the […]

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Smoothie

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Are you looking for a quick complete breakfast that you can take with you while you rush out the door in the morning?  Smoothies can provide a complete meal in a glass if their ingredients are healthful.  Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfast smoothie recipes that you might like to try!  Please note […]

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Juice

Smoothies or Juicing – Which Is Better?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

In an effort to stay healthy people often turn to quick fixes to help them accomplish their nutrition goals while maintaining a busy life.  Smoothies and juicing are some examples of quick fixes that people are using to get more fruits and vegetables into their diets.   Smoothies or juicing-which is better? Without a doubt a smoothie is […]

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Breakfast Cereal 3

Breakfast is Important-Can It Be Easy and Fun?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

The morning rush can be a tough time in our house.  Each child has a different personality – the 6 year old is always up between 5:30 and 6:00am, the four year old has to be dragged out of bed every morning and the two year old has a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde personality, […]

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bananas

Quick and Easy Banana Snacks

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Bananas are quite possibly one of the best foods for little ones. Not only do they come in a bright and cheery yellow package, they are also fun to eat!  Bananas are a nutrition powerhouse offering carbohydrates for quick energy , fiber for good bowel health, B vitamins, iron and potassium - which is important for maintaining a […]

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HDL vs LDL

Why Should Cholesterol and Triglycerides Matter to Me?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist I am asked a lot of different questions about health everyday.  One of the most common questions is “Why should cholesterol and triglycerides matter to me?”  The answer to this question can be complicated so I have focused this week’s blog on answering it.     What are Triglycerides? The chemical form […]

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Bird Nest Tacos

“Bird’s Nest” Taco Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Making a meal that the whole family likes for dinner every night is one of the challenges a mother faces everyday.  Sometimes the process is fun and you feel inspired and other times it feels like a chore.  It is helpful to have a few recipes in your back pocket that you can bring out on […]

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grass-fed-beef

Grass-Fed Beef – Is It Better For You?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

When it comes to eating red meat, specifically beef, the opinions on the subject are as varied as the number of cuts available.  For years we have been told to stay away from red meats because of their saturated fat content and it’s effect on your cardiovascular health.  It is important to note that despite these […]

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Eggplant

Roasted Eggplant, Mozzarella and Tomato Basil Salad

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Introducing eggplant to your family’s plates can be intimidating, especially if you are not comfortable with preparing it.  Eggplant is surprisingly easy to prepare and it takes on just about any flavor you want it to have.  This recipe for Roasted Eggplant, Mozzarella and Tomato Basil Salad is easy to prepare and is deliciously refreshing.  It is the one that changed […]

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Types of eggplant

Is Eggplant Healthy and Why Should You Be Eating It?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

When you are asked about what kinds of vegetables you should be eating to be healthy – what is your answer?  Do you say green vegetables? How about orange and red? What about purple?   We all know that eating vegetables is an important part of staying healthy and keeping our waistlines in check.  Vegetables come in a […]

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