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Eat your veggies… see well

May 27, 2014 A majority of Americans don’t consider the foods they eat to have an effect on their vision, but you can eat your way to healthier vision. more »»

Spaghetti Squash Bowl

May 20, 2014 By Wendy Monro “Never, never, never give in.” –Winston Churchill Many months ago, an art exhibit called The Life Cube Project, created by Scott Cohen, was constructed in downtown Las Vegas. more »»

National Asparagus Month

May 20, 2014 At a family wedding this last weekend, we had a discussion about a popular spring vegetable. Asparagus is one of those vegetables that I never liked as a child, but do no. more »»

Lemon Pasta with Broccoli

May 13, 2014 I received the news the other day that my cholesterol is high again. I was really disappointed because I brought it down a while ago and thought it was going to stay low forever. more »»

Simple ways to use salsa

May 13, 2014 We have been told over and over again that half our plates should be filled with fruits and vegetables. more »»

Simply Food: Chicken, avocado and feta salad with creamy cilantro dressing

May 6, 2014 “Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.” –Gibran Khalil Gibran My stepchildren, Archie and Ella, and their friend Dominic, traveled back to England. I get so sad when they leave and try hard not to cry. more »»

Celebrate mom with the berry best — strawberries!

May 6, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi Fresh berries are in season and strawberries are the crowd favorite. With a sweet scent and bright color, strawberries are appetizing and versatile in many dishes. more »»

Simply Food: Meatzza

April 29, 2014 My step kids, Archie and Ella, are here with us. They flew in from England. We are so happy to have everyone together for a few weeks. We wish they would just stay with us forever. more »»

Wild Rice: Minnesota's whole grain

April 29, 2014 Since we live in the land of 10,000 lakes, wild rice is a locally grown whole grain. more »»

Cooking with Quinoa

April 22, 2014 Continuing with the whole grain theme for this month, this week’s article is about a grain that has been gaining popularity — Quinoa. more »»

Simply Food: Dairy-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 15, 2014 I read recently that 75 percent of people in the world are lactose intolerant. I am not certain of the accuracy of this number but I know that there are a lot of people who suffer from thi. more »»

Gluten-free Grains

April 15, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi RD, LD This month I’ve been writing about the importance of whole grains. They help reduce the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes and heart diseas. more »»

Simply Food: Mushroom Bread

April 8, 2014 This weekend, The Monro’s ventured down to Southern California to visit our family. We had two birthdays to celebrate. Nana was turning 89 and Charlotte was turning 10. This was call for celebratio. more »»

Popcorn: A perfect whole grain snack

April 8, 2014 The spring sports season is here and along with it comes one of my favorite whole grain snacks: popcorn. Many people forget that popcorn is a whole grain. more »»

Avocado and Watermelon Salad

April 1, 2014 I grew up in the same house from the time I was six until I was 19. It was a great house in Thousand Oaks, California. One summer my mom painted it light grey with blue shutters. It wasn’t very bi. more »»

Easy ways to enjoy whole grains

April 1, 2014 As a supermarket dietitian, I often get asked why whole grains are so important. Whole grains provide a number of nutrients including iron, magnesium, B vitamins, selenium and fiber. more »»

Simply Food: Soy Ginger Sauce

March 25, 2014 Daphne is starting lessons to become a reiki master. Her teacher advised her to go on a three day fast. I recently watched a documentary on PBS about fasting. more »»

Ch-ch-ch-choose Chia to boost your nutrition

March 25, 2014 A new trend has hit supermarket shelves, chia seeds. Yes, I’m talking about the same chia seed that you see growing as Chia Pets in clay pots around Christmas time. more »»

Sipmly Food: Eggplant Rolls

March 18, 2014 I absolutely love to throw a dinner party. That must be why we have one almost every week. I usually don’t put too much thought into whom I get together to sit and eat at our table. more »»

Five foods to fit in your freezer

March 18, 2014 As we celebrate National Nutrition Month and Frozen Food Month, I always take a closer look at what is in our freezer at home. more »»

 
 

 

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