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Chickpeas & Farro: a Healthy Vegetarian One-Pot Meal

Chickpea and farro vegetarian one-pot meal

This aromatic, healthy vegetarian one-pot meal gives you plant protein and fiber from the veggies, farro and chickpeas and extra deliciousness from the lemongrass and ginger. Yay! Farro is back in the supermarkets! When COVID-19 first disrupted the food supply, I couldn’t find one of…

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This Cancer-Prevention Plan Helps Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease & More!

various onions and garlic help prevent cancer

Wouldn’t it be great if one best diet and lifestyle plan addressed all of your health concerns? This cancer prevention plan gets pretty close! Over the years, clients have come to me for specific diet and lifestyle guidance to manage blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol…

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Easy Chickpea Bowl with Asparagus, Mushrooms and Feta

Bowl with chickpeas, asparagus, mushrooms and feta cheese

Easy, delicious, nutritious, plant-based, veggie-loaded! What more could you want? This easy chickpea bowl comes together quickly, especially if you have leftover brown rice, farro or other whole grain. I love a recipe with a good story. Cooking for my daughters is usually a treat…

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Farro Waldorf Salad

waldorf farro salad in a bowl

In this version, the Waldorf salad gets a much-needed flavor and nutrient makeover with whole grain farro as a base, the brightness of orange and some pizazz from cinnamon and cardamom. Just like my red quinoa tabouli, this healthy farro salad is perfect for a…

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Healthy Red Quinoa Tabouli Recipe

healthy quinoa tabouli overhead

I love grain-based salads! Here’s my take on a classic tabouli salad recipe. Traditional tabouli – also spelled tabbouleh – is made of bulgur wheat. I made this one with red quinoa. Instead of red quinoa salad, you can make white quinoa tabouli or tricolor…

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Friday Food Finds: Fast, Delicious and Easy Whole Grains

shrimp meal bowl with dog overlooking

Clients tell me that whole grains take too long to cook. Hah! I’ve got a solution for that. And they say that whole grains aren’t tasty. Also not true. If you want fast, delicious and easy whole grains, I’ve got you covered. Health organizations recommend…

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Healthy Shrimp and Grits: Yes, there is such a thing!

healthy shrimp and grits

Healthy shrimp and grits! Indeed, this Southern comfort food doesn’t have to be laden with extra calories, sodium and saturated fat. And the taste is still amazing. I grew up in Florida and was raised to love grits (as well as all types of citrus…

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5 Healthy Comfort Food Hacks if You Love Taste & Health

healthy comfort food white whole wheat chocolate chip banana bread

Here’s how to love healthy comfort food. These 5 comfort food hacks give you the taste you crave without compromising on your health. You want yummy ooey-gooey. I do too. But like me, you know too much yummy ooey-gooey drives cholesterol and blood sugar levels…

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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.

And I believe willpower is way overrated.

Right here is where you can discover the mindset and habits to stick with healthy lifestyle choices most of the time - and drop the guilt when you don't.

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