Posts filed under: Eating behaviors

After a summer of beaching, boating and pool-side chatting, is it really time for the school routine?  Early to bed and early to rise and getting back to packing lunches and...
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How do you build a better sammie (a.k.a. sandwich)?  If you’ve got a creative sandwich that you enjoy, now’s the time to showcase it!  Disclosure: I am a spokesperson and one of...
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It’s always a good day for a farmers market.  In Chicago, the markets are in full swing from May through October with over 70 vendors bringing organic fruits, vegetables, grass fed meat,...
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Who doesn’t love tuna?  It was big in my house as I was growing up.  Opening up a can of tuna, draining it and mixing it with minced onion, pickles and...
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Let’s talk about fun ways to add plant foods to your summer menu.  While I am an omnivore, I am all about eating fewer animal foods and loading up on plant foods like whole fruits,...
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The first chance I get to purchase a good, in-season, watermelon, I do!  It’s juicy, sweet and refreshing.  On a hot summer day, biting into watermelon is like plunging your taste buds into a pool….ahhh.   Watermelon...
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I  love fennel.  Its licorice-like aroma and beautiful yellowish green insides make it the perfect accompaniment to roasted veggies, as well as bean and rice dishes.  Some say it has an acquired...
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Mu Shu, the Chinese dish made with shredded cabbage, scallions, sesame oil and pork or chicken served with thin crepe-like wraps, takes me back to my freshman year in college.  My roommate and I...
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Want to cultivate creativity and purpose in your life?  Eat more fruits and veggies.  Yes, that’s right – eating more produce has been shown to increase curiosity and creativity, as...
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Today is a special day – I want recognize all of the fabulous food and nutrition experts out there who are devoted to making real, nutritious food appealing, accessible and delicious.  Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist...
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