Category Archives: Inspiration

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Putting together holiday cookie trays will be a snap, when you make these  pumpkin spice cookies ahead of time and freeze. I’m a fan of repurposing. It’s economical, efficient, and reduces waste. Oh the pleasure of seeing used or ‘old … Continue reading

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Cranberry Roasted Breakfast Bowl

Roast cranberries  to add color and health benefits to a variety of good for you foods including Greek  yogurt and oatmeal. Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the Cranberry Marketing Committee‘s  #CookwithCranberries campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture … Continue reading

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‘Gold Medal’ Strawberry Kiwi Pie

Win over your guests with a dessert that adds color to your table, is light yet nutrient rich, and has a  sweet tropical taste. Disclosure : I received free samples of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit mentioned in this post. By posting … Continue reading

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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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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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