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How to Build a Healthy Breakfast: Think Globally

Healthy Breakfast in China

Here’s how to make a healthy breakfast that’s quick and tasty. Start by taking a look around the globe.  Completely toss the idea that breakfast means muffins, toaster pastries, pancakes, sausage and bacon. To help folks think of a different kind of breakfast, I ask…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Hashbrown Casserole with Veggies

Here’s another comfort food that I chose to “healthify.” This one is a healthy hashbrown casserole. Have you seen my Greek-Inspired Healthy Macaroni and Cheese yet? It’s one of my favorite healthy comfort food recipes! A friend asked me to bring a hashbrown casserole to…

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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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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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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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Healthy Eating Tip: Create a Collection of Healthful Recipes

In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Toby Amidor shares her tip to help you savor the flavor of eating right. Take the time to flip through cookbooks or look online for healthful recipes you may want to try. Have your kids and significant other do…

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Yes! People with Diabetes CAN Eat Eggs

This post is sponsored by the Egg Nutrition Center. I’ve received compensation for my time only. I have complete control over the content. Please read my full disclosure policy. Recently a new patient with diabetes came in with a list of several foods she was…

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Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

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