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Strawberry Salad Pita Pizza

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Enjoy this guilt-free pita pizza recipe and feel energized and satisfied throughout your day.

Beet & Avocado Summer Salad: An Easy 4-Ingredient Meal That Can Be Made in Less Than 5 Minutes

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This nutritiously easy 4-ingredient summer salad can be made in less than 5 minutes, which is why I have added it to our summer salad rotation. Keepi...

Grilled Salmon & Asparagus Topped With Freekeh

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 05.13.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Now that the weather is warmer I can't wait to grill up healthy dinners. This grilled salmon and asparagus recipe is one of our weekly go-to meals, ...

Skinny Oat Blondies

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.27.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Cookies, blondies in particular, are one of my guilty pleasures.

Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 05.31.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I am a big fan of cauliflower mashers-a wonderful healthy substitute for real mashed potatoes. However, I recently had the opportunity to try cauliflower soup for the first time and now I cannot get enough of its comforting delicious taste.

A Freekeh Good Supergrain

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.23.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Move over brown rice and quinoa. There is a new supergrain hitting our stove-tops. Freekeh (pronounced Free-kah) is a process, which means to "rub"...

Dietitians, Food and Truth: Winds of Change?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In nutrition, though, we have long allowed foxes to guard the hen house. The easy access of Kraft to an apparent endorsement by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is only the latest example, and by no means the worst.

Peanut Butter Lovers Mousse

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 04.13.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This easy 3-ingredient peanut butter mousse is satisfying and guilt-free.

Heat Up Your Intimacy by Cooking Together

Gina Keatley | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste
Gina Keatley

There is no escaping it -- Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and those chalky candy hearts staring at you in the drug store are proof of it. ...

Quinoa Black Bean Burger: Layers of Flavor and Packed With Protein

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.29.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The added seasonings create layers of flavor that will wow your taste buds.

Tasty Techniques: How Cooking May Help Cure Obesity

Gina Keatley | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

With more cookbooks, television shows and stores dedicated exclusively to the culinary arts than ever before, you would think that we are a nation of ...

5 Simple Swaps that Slim Down Everyday Cooking

Natalie Whelan | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Whelan

If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.

Detox With the Beet and Feta Lettuce Wrap

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Does your body need a cleanse? Then, this beet and feta lettuce wrap is for you. Beets are known for naturally cleansing the liver and purifying our blood from toxins. They may also help with improving stamina and overall well-being.

Cooking Healthfully For Your Little One

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

As I embark on the journey of feeding my son "real" food, I wanted to do some research on the best approaches. I may counsel a variety of people from all backgrounds, but delving into the "kiddie" world left me more intimidated than I anticipated. Luckily, I was able to reach out to my dietitian mom friends to get their advice on how to take the leap forward to my healthy New Year's goal.

Baked Purple Sweet Potato Skins

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This recipe wouldn't be as tasty without the melted Mexican cheese and refreshing cilantro-topped sour cream.

3 Ways to Lose Weight and Keep It Off During the Holidays

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Overeating commonly occurs when your mind is not aware that your body is being fueled. Allowing your mind and body to connect results in healthier portion control and a satisfied appetite.

Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.29.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I hope you enjoy this melt-in-your-mouth eggplant parmesan as much as we do!

Skinny Steak Stew in the Crockpot

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The savory flavor from the shoulder roast blends perfectly with the teriyaki taste of the potatoes and vegetables.

Escarole, Kale, and Sweet Potato Crockpot Soup: A Heart-Healthy Satisfying Meal

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The comforting aroma of a Crockpot meal is everything we love about fall wrapped up in one easy dish.

6 Tips For Healthier Tailgating

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Unfortunately, a day of overeating is typically followed by setbacks such as fatigue, headaches, and lack of energy. This can be attributed to processed foods and beverages that contain high amounts of sugar and sodium.

Rosemary Ginger Salmon Over Zucchini Pasta

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This is the perfect Monday night dinner for those of us that tend to carb-load on the weekends.

Mexican Fiesta Chopped Salad

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This salad is colorfully healthy. We made it our own by adding our favorite nutrient-packed ingredients.

5 Foods That Help With Bloating

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

There are also foods that can help deflate the belly. Five of our go-to de-bloating foods are listed below. Eating a few of these on a regular basis can keep you from feeling like your stomach has overstayed its welcome at your next party.

Sweet And Savory Grilled Corn On The Cob

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn on the Cob It wouldn't be summer without corn on the cob. It is nutrient packed with fiber and vitamins A, B, and E. ...

I Exercise Every Day: Why Can't I Lose Weight?

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Weight gain does not happen overnight, and neither does weight loss. Patience, discipline, and motivation are the keys moving in a positive direction to a healthier lifestyle.