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Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili: Healthy and Delicious

lentil and sweet potato chili with topings

Lentils make such a terrific substitute for ground meat! This lentil chili did not disappoint! I’m always looking for innovative ways to increase plant proteins like lentils, beans and tofu. I make lentil sloppy joes and lentil spaghetti sauce often. And I toss beans into…

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Chicken Stew: A Simple, Healthy One-Pot Meal

Healthy one-pot meal

One-pot meals are perfect for the busy holiday season. And this healthy chicken stew recipe provides nourishing yumminess even while eating on the run. And that’s no easy task! I’ve been making some version of this stew since my children were very young. It’s become…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Greek-Inspired Macaroni and Cheese

Healthy Comfort Food

Yes indeed! A health-boosting diet can (and should) include your favorite foods. When clients ask me about this, I’m happy to show them ways to prepare a healthy comfort food recipe. My first strategies to “healthify” a recipe are to reduce the saturated fat, trim…

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Shakshuka: Healthy Recipe for Brunch or Dinner

Shakshuka recipe

I first ate shakshuka many years ago in Israel when my children were quite young. I had never even heard of the poached egg and tomato dish before. I remember that l liked it very much, and I remember that is was part of a very…

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Sweetly Spiced Chicken Thighs with Sunkist Minneolas

healthy chicken thigh recipe

I hear a lot of complaints that healthy food is bland. Hah! And this meal is proof of just how delicious nutritious can be. Thanks to Sunkist for sponsoring this recipe blog post. Sunkist has compensated me for my time, but my words, advice and opinions…

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Turkey Taco Soup

Healthy freezer meal

So much deliciousness in a bowl of this turkey taco soup. And so much nutrition too! Some of the information in this post came from a conference in which both Bush Brothers and Company and The National Turkey Federation sponsored sessions. I was not asked to…

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Asian-Inspired Barramundi: Quick, Healthy Fish Recipe

Asian-Inspired Barramundi

Try this healthy fish recipe for American Heart Month! Here’s an update about this healthy fish recipe: I’m very excited to say that the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics along with the Governor’s office selected this recipe as a winner in the Feed Virginia…

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Veggie-Powered Pasta Sauce with Lentils: a Delicious Meatless Meal

Vegetarian Pasta Sauce Recipe

This veggie-powered pasta sauce with lentils is a healthy and easy recipe that is full of plant protein & fiber   Spaghetti and meat sauce has been a favorite in my house since my girls were old enough to eat solid food. Over the years, we’ve all…

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Smoked Salmon Frittata: Perfect for Mother’s Day

Healthy Mother's Day Brunch

Frittatas – which are along the lines of a crustless quiche – are way easier to prepare than you might think. My daughters and I make this Smoked Salmon Frittata together frequently for Mother’s Day and other special days. I first created this recipe on a…

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Fish with Lemon Mustard Caper Sauce

heart healthy fish with lemon mustard and capers

Are you intimidated by fish? So many of my clients enjoy fish but don’t know how to prepare a healthy fish recipe, or even how to buy it. I’m a fan of individually-frozen fish fillets because they thaw so quickly in a pot of cold…

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Jill Weisenberger

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