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Chicken Pillow Makeover Recipe

Feel like cooking up something hearty and comforting, but don't want something so terribly unhealthy? Look no further! This chicken pillow makeover has all the creamy deliciousness of the original but uses much healthier ingredients. Chicken pillows make a great crowd-pleasing dinner! They're also portable so they can be eaten on the go or packed easily in a lunch. So…

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Refrigerator Food Storage Guide

“Hmmmm, I wonder if this is still good?” is something we’ve all said to ourselves from time to time as we rummage through our refrigerator.  “If I sniff it and it smells okay, is it really okay to eat?” is another oft-asked question.  When these questions pop into your head, wouldn’t it be great to have a guide that will…

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School Morning Breakfast Burrito Recipe

School mornings can be crazy! On top of trying to get everyone up and ready and to school on time, there's breakfast to think about. Luckily, making something healthy and filling and wholesome does not have to take forever! These simple and delicious ham and veggie breakfast burritos can be whipped up in just minutes - and keep you full for…

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Healthier Caramel Apple Cake Recipe

We cannot get enough baked apple treats in the fall! Inspired by the sweet-and-tart treat, this caramel apple cake also uses whole wheat and a hidden veggie - zucchini! Not only does the zucchini make the cake a little healthier, but it adds subtle green apple colored flecks. You're going to love this cake that tastes like a cross between a caramel apple and rich coffee…

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16 Snack That Will Make it Easy To Eat Your Veggies

Using MyPlate as your guide for meal planning allows you to see which food groups you haven’t had enough servings of during the day.  If you find that you and your family need more veggies for the day (or just want a yummy snack) , we have 16 delicious veggie snacks to share with you. 16 Delicious Veggie Snacks Veggie…

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The Ultimate Freezer Guide

The freezer can be an amazing appliance, capable of containing leftovers, freezer meals, and excess bulk items that you purchased from the store and more, but it can also become a disorganized mess.  The following tips about freezer organization and food storage can guide you to making your freezer experience as efficient as possible. How to Keep Your Freezer Organized…

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Maple-Oat Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Who doesn't love a good pumpkin muffin?! I secretly spend all summer waiting for fall *just* to start making pumpkin things again. These maple-oat pumpkin muffins were totally worth the wait. They are moist and flavorful... and healthy! It's the whole package, folks. What makes these pumpkin muffins so healthy, you ask? Well, for starters they use white whole wheat, so…

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Lentils, Kale, & Beans Recipe

Fall is here - which means soups are too! Chicken soup particularly ranks up there with the most comforting of comfort foods. This lemon chicken version is a delicious twist on the original, and just as soul-warming. Plus, it's effortlessly packed with all sorts of veggies. Wanna know my favorite part? Our lemon chicken soup includes two types of legumes -lentils AND…

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How to Cope with Nightmares and Night Terrors

If sleep is scary for your child, chances are your family isn’t feeling very well rested.  Nightmares and night terrors are fairly common in early childhood.  While many people will use the terms interchangeably, nightmares and night terrors are, in fact, very different events.  In my work as a Child Sleep Consultant I’ve found that parents feel a sense of mystery…

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Five Post-Partum Nutrition Tips From a Dietitian Mom

We all know how important nutrition is during pregnancy, and most expectant moms are diligent in making sure that they're meeting their nutrient requirements, as well as avoiding foods that may be unsafe. But what about postpartum nutrition? Delivering a baby, whether it is naturally or by c-section, is extremely taxing on your body. You require extra calories and nutrients for proper healing…

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