Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mango Tango Summer Salad

Tropical grown mango pairs with local garden vegetables for a bright, delicious and nutritious salad. I usually  get inspiration from foodie magazines like Cooking Light and Donna Hay, food photos in blogs and social media and from other RDs/RDNs (especially members … Continue reading

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Watermelon Feta Kabobs

North Carolina grown watermelon tastes delicious paired with salty feta cheese and fresh basil. Thread all 3 ingredients onto a wooden skewer for a quick and healthy appetizer. I hope you’re enjoying a myriad of  summer fruits and vegetables from the … Continue reading

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Rehydrate, Refresh, and Relax with the Power of Cranberry

Cranberry juice ice cubes are a refreshing way to add a cranberry twist to  plain water or other  beverages  and reap the benefits of this amazing fruit.  Disclosure: The Cranberry Institute has sent me research updates, cranberry tips, some seasonal … Continue reading

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Fluid Requirements: One Size Does Not Fit All

It’s HOT outside and not drinking enough water will nix  your energy levels.  Believe it or not, losing as little as 1% of your body weight as water will slow you down.  Proper hydration optimizes your body’s ability to regulate … Continue reading

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Siggi’s and Sports Nutrition

My new favorite sports nutrition product goes to … …  for their non-fat drinkable yogurt, aka filmjolk. Disclosure: I am  a   siggi’s ambassador. By  including siggis in my blog post I am eligible to win a trip to FNCE … Continue reading

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