Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins

Carrot muffins

It’s no secret I love to bake, but I try to be conscious about my ingredients. I’m all about fiber, protein, and vitamins, and these carrot muffins have it all. These easy whole-wheat carrot muffins make a great breakfast, lunch or snack! They are high in fiber (thanks WW flour!), low in sugar (thanks honey!),…

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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

School lunch for kids

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links It dawned on me this week that I am in a serious funk finding healthy lunch ideas for my kids. They have dutifully carted off with the same, sad ham sandwich in their lunch bag for at least the last two months. There have been few complaints, but this…

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The Low FODMAP Diet 101

Cruciferous veggies

By Danielle Dessayer, Dietetic Intern Are you enduring abdominal pain, bloating that makes you look like you’re five months pregnant, constipation that hurts when you lay down at night, or discomfort from holding in uncontrollable gas during your long work shifts?  Then this article is for you.  Sometimes, our bodies get out of rhythm and…

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The Best Buckwheat Waffles

Buckwheat waffles

I love using buckwheat flour. While some may be put off by its earthy color, I find the warm tones it creates in my baking to be comforting. The flavors are deeper as well, imparting a slightly sweet yet almost grassy flavor to my muffins, waffles, and pancakes. It may take some getting used to,…

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Creamy Winter Mushroom Soup

Mushroom soup

Most of you probably think of creamy soups as heavy and unhealthy. But what if I told you there are tasty ways to change it up? Cream of Mushroom soup is one of those classic dishes that never seems to go out of style and makes a perfect winter meal. This homemade edition is nutrient-dense…

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Does Dairy Cause Inflammation?


“Oh, I can’t eat that. I’m avoiding dairy.”  Have you heard that phrase before? Likely you have, and it either produces a strong desire to roll your eyes real hard … or it peaks your curiosity. I mean, if Jane from accounting stopped eating dairy, maybe you should too? The Ongoing Dairy Controversy Poor dairy…

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Gluten-free Buckwheat Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Oh my wow, this is the best buckwheat zucchini bread I’ve ever made. I am always on the lookout for new ways to make zucchini bread, and this version did not disappoint. While I usually go all in on the buckwheat flour, this time I blended it with a little Bob’s GF flour to help…

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Veggie and Sausage Rice Skillet

Rice Dish

  I'm in love with one-pot meals, especially those that manage to deliciously combine a load of veggies and my favorite protein (sausage!) in a dish I know everyone in our family will love. You could easily leave out the sausage for a perfect vegetarian meal, or even sub with your favorite soy chorizo. Chopping…

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