Why Do People Crave More Carbs in the Winter?

Anyone else hungrier or crave more carb-rich foods in the winter? I’ve been eyeing a pasta dishes from various food bloggers for days – along with every other pizza and pasta dish I pass! All of this got me wondering why my appetite always seems to increase this time of year? See what I found out from my research for a recent article with Cooking Light.

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Freezer Oatmeal

You’ll love the convenience of these pre-made freezer oatmeal cups. Just pull them out of the freezer, warm them up and add your favorite toppings for a perfect nutritious breakfast ready in no time at all!

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Classic Cheeseburger

This healthy spin on a Classic Cheeseburger is so good that it will become the ONLY burger you make from here on out. It is delicious cooked on the grill or in the oven, so rain or shine, it will be the perfect entree for game day.

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Thank You

To say I was nervous to put myself out on social media and blogging 10 months ago would be understatement. But thanks to all of you, these past few months have been so fulfilling. Thank you.

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The Dubrow Diet

While associated with several health benefits, fasting to achieve anti-aging effects in appearance (or on the outside?) is a new one to me! But a new diet is suggesting just that! Check out my latest diet review for Cooking Light – as well as how I inadvertently admitted to a top editor that I was a closet fan of Bravo’s Real Housewives

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Halloween Detox

One of the biggest misconceptions about dietitians is that we always make the best food choices. Sure, we may have the knowledge to make good or better choices every time, BUT that doesn’t mean that we always do. Check out this post where I share what I do to get myself back on track after overindulgence!

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Deconstructed Tacos

Do half your taco seem to end up broken before they even get filled? No problem! In fact, you have to break them for this sheet pan dinner. Compared to tortilla chips, those broken corn shells give you a crunchy, but sturdier base for nachos that’s also lower in fat, sodium and calories!

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Lima Bean Hummus

Now, I know that this hummus probably doesn’t jump out as something you’ve got to try, but it’s really GOOD - as in you don’t need pita bread or a baby carrot to eat it (just a spoon!) - GOOD! Click here to find the recipe!

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