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Sweet Potato Walnut Balls – Healthy as They are Delicious

Healthy Sweet Potato Balls

My mother makes a sweet potato recipe similar to this for Thanksgiving. A few years ago, I modified her recipe to make it dairy free for one of our dinner guests. Last year I healthified it more and amped up the flavor by adding a bit of…

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Trimmed-Down Sweet Noodle Kugel

Healthy Jewish Sweet Noodle Kugel

Sweet noodle kugel is a favorite food from my childhood. We’d eat it only a couple times each year on one Jewish holiday or another. The sweetness, the creaminess and the pasta combine to make it a dish I always loved. When I started making it for…

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Resistant Starch: What Foods Have It and a Recipe

Veggie-Packed Potato Salad Recipe with resistant starch

Resistant starch is a boon to health. One of my most popular posts is about resistant starches. Today I go into a bit more detail and share a delicious resistant starch recipe. And for an even newer post about resistant starch, check out The Fiber You…

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Chunky Gazpacho

Gazpacho with avocado

This Chunky Gazpacho Recipe is an easy and summer-worthy way to get more fresh vegetables into your diet. Only 90 calories per cup, and super refreshing!   More vegetables. More vegetables. More vegetables. Here’s an easy and delicious way to get an extra serving or…

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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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Creamy Tomato Soup: a healthy version

Healthy Tomato Soup recipe

How to make a healthy creamy tomato soup Pureeing the typical ingredients with a of bit bread transforms this tomato soup into something rich and creamy. And the bread adds a mere 30 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate per serving – a boon to dieters…

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Beans, beans are good for the heart and so much more! Research tells us that eating beans may help prevent heart disease and some types of cancers. Beans might improve blood sugar and blood cholesterol. Bean-eaters tend to have trimmer waistlines. Plus beans are rich in protein,…

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National Salad Month | Arugula & Caramelized Fennel Salad with Toasted Breadcrumbs

This creative salad was created by Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT, a nutrition coach, consultant, yoga teacher and food bloggger at TheFoodie Dietitian. Several months ago, I sat next to Kara at a professional meeting. She was very busy on her computer during breaks. One glance at her computer…

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National Salad Month | Freekeh, Radish and Radicchio Salad

It’s strange to say, but I met the amazing Robyn Webb on Twitter. Shortly after I joined Twitter a few years ago, we shared a few posts and found that we had several things in common: love of healthful, delicious food; writing; working with people…

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National Salad Month | Spring Asparagus and Pea Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

Thanks to my friend and colleague Jenny Shea Rawn, I’ve got a new idea for the beautiful asparagus that’s finally growing in our backyard. I met Jenny a few years ago on a fun business-related trip. At the time, she was working as a supermarket…

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Hi there! I'm Jill, a nutrition & diabetes expert and the author of 4 books.

Jill Weisenberger

I believe simple changes in health habits can bring you life-changing rewards.

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