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If you can swing it, a food processor makes all the difference!
12mo
I am part of a family of 5 - 3 teen/pre-teen sons - it means we need large quantities for meals t...
I am part of a family of 5 - 3 teen/pre-teen sons - it means we need large quantities for meals to feed everyone. We try to eat plant-based as much as possible - so as the boys got older, I investe...
  • reneeeats Really thinking about investing this now that my son has discovered his love for “bean” macaroni and cheese. These bean-based sauces require a better blender/processor than what I have.
  • DianaO Reneeeats, you should do it! well worth the investment!
Simple lunch- grabbed toast and smashed an avocado. Ate outside for a change!
11mo
Love extra lemon juice and basil on a simple toast to add a ton of flavor and fill me up.
Love extra lemon juice and basil on a simple toast to add a ton of flavor and fill me up.
  • johnathanlhuntgmailcom I love eating this in the morning or for a snack. sometimes I will drizzle a little honey for a sweet taste.
11mo
You may be surprised how well this works! It's so easy to grab food and eat standing up or on the...
Nuts are one of the most health-supporting foods you can choose!
12mo
Sugar or chocolate coated varieties don't count ;-)
Sugar or chocolate coated varieties don't count ;-)
Ok not the healthiest, but my son loved making these mini donuts or “gulab jamun” with his grandma.
11mo
Getting him excited about cooking has really helped him take ownership of his own healthy eating ...
Getting him excited about cooking has really helped him take ownership of his own healthy eating habits.
  • DietIDdietitian I love getting kids involved in cooking! It makes them feel so empowered!
When I’m craving sweets, I do this instead!
12mo
Pitted dates, a dollop of unsalted peanut butter, and a dash of cinnamon. The kids will eat these...
Pitted dates, a dollop of unsalted peanut butter, and a dash of cinnamon. The kids will eat these “date boats” for dessert too!
  • allhatsoff2yu I grew up eating dates with peanut butter from the time I was about nine years old. Still a favorite sweet treat and my grandkids love it as well!
Kick your cravings with this simple tip!
12mo
Whether in an office, at home, or on the go, keep a few pieces of hand fruit at arm's length duri...
Whether in an office, at home, or on the go, keep a few pieces of hand fruit at arm's length during your day for instant satisfaction of your sweet tooth. Plus, fresh fruit is nature's decor, and s...
  • reneeeats Tested this trick this week. I kept the clementines in a bowl on the counter instead of the fridge and the whole bag was gone in 3 days!
  • DietIDdietitian That's awesome!!!!
Curry in a Hurry? No Worry!
12mo
For a warm, flavorful dinner in less than 30 minutes, try this shortcut curry! You can use any ve...
For a warm, flavorful dinner in less than 30 minutes, try this shortcut curry! You can use any veggies you have already, and you can use meat/poultry/paneer in place of the tofu. For this version, ...
3rd snow day in a row means we make lazy breakfast- uttapam!
1yr
This is a traditional South Indian rice and lentil pancake. The trick is the Indian store sells r...
This is a traditional South Indian rice and lentil pancake. The trick is the Indian store sells ready to use batter. Just add diced tomatoes, onions, chili, or coriander. My kids won’t eat onions i...
  • DietIDdietitian Looks so good! How is uttapam different from dosa?
  • reneeeats The batter is a little thicker, and when cooking, just pour the batter and don’t spread it.
Need veggie inspiration? Remember the 3-color rule!
1yr
Got some veggies in the crisper/freezer but not sure what to make? Think color -- choose 3 differ...
Got some veggies in the crisper/freezer but not sure what to make? Think color -- choose 3 different color veggies for maximum nutrition, eye appeal, and flavor. Here I sauté gorgeous green asparag...
  • DianaO I love the idea of a 3 color rule- I am going to adopt that!