Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

This guest post by Hannah Giangaspro, Exercise Science and Nutrition Intern shares how she overcomes sugar cravings, plus her recipe for Banana-Nut Cookies. Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian....

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning.  After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...

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Recipe of the Month: Olive Oil Granola

A few years back at my bridal shower, one of the activities my maid of honor planned was to have everyone at the shower write out their favorite recipe for me. One of my friends and old roommate gave...

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Recipe of the Month: Salmon with Quinoa Salad

Salmon with Quinoa Salad has long been one of my go-to recipes for lunch or dinner. I like to cook recipes in bigger batches so I have some leftover for lunches. There's even a couple time saving tips up my...

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Lightened-Up Thanksgiving: Crockpot Edition

Looking for easy Crockpot recipe ideas for Thanksgiving this year? Perhaps my favorite culinary weapon is the crockpot. You throw a bunch of food in there, plug it in, and go about your day. Then, you come home to a house...

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Low Carb Pumpkin Pancakes

I love pancakes! Growing up, every Sunday after church, my father would make us a big stack of yummy, fluffy, hot pancakes covered in peanut butter and syrup; a memory that I cherish and would love to continue. As...

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Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

In the fall, when the schedule is as hectic as ever, there is nothing I love more than coming home to a meal that is already cooked for me. Using a slow cooker is a life-saver, not to mention...

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Healthy Charcuterie Board

Not much in life gets me more excited than a plate full of meat. In this blog post I want to talk about a different type of plate of meat, one that has been growing in popularity. This plate...

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Grilling: Meat Rubs (with spices and herbs)

Time to spice it up! Spices and herbs offer an easy way to add tons of flavor to any recipe or food item. Many spices and herbs can complement a dish and each other, but we need to be...

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Healthy Grilling Marinades

Marinades What does the term marinade mean? Let’s answer that question first. Marinating is a technique that's been around at least since the Renaissance, when acidic mixtures were commonly used to help preserve foods. The first known marinade originally...

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