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Cranberry Jalapeno Cream Cheese Spread

Tis the season to eat be jolly! This year is the first year that Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be at my house. Previously, we have traveled to our parent’s houses and celebrated.  With Christmas in the middle of … Continue reading

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Supreme Veggie Burgers: Not Your Mama’s Bean Burger

It is no secret that I have been searching around for new, non-meat recipes that are delicious and satisfying. My biggest issue with meatless meals is that I don’t feel satisfied after eating them. I want something more. I’m not … Continue reading

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Crispy Baked Fish Nuggets

With Lent in full swing, fish has been flying swimming off the shelf! I always try to have at least one fish and/or meatless meal per week year round, but during Lent, we make sure our meatless meal is on … Continue reading

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Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

I am always looking for ways to jazz up our vegetable side dishes. I can only eat frozen vegetables for so many days before I crack. Don’t get me wrong, frozen vegetables are magnificent in the fact that they are … Continue reading

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Freezer Meals and Seafood Recipes

I finally got around to publishing my February 2013 nutrition newsletter today. I admit, with my week-long Caribbean cruise last week, I wasn’t really motivated to get it done before I left. (Yes, that is my sneaky way of saying … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Cocktail Dip

Here is the Bloody Mary Cocktail Dip that I promised you earlier this week. A perfect snack for the holiday weekend. It is simple to put together and tastes great! Bloody Mary Cocktail Dip All you need: 1 cup Hy-Vee … Continue reading

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Pomegranates: Wild Rice Pomegranate Salad

As a supermarket dietitian, I am always getting questions about produce items. This is one section of the store that foods don’t come with labels or preparation instructions. The produce section intimidates many people. Part of my job at Hy-Vee is … Continue reading


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Meal Plan Monday: December 17th – 23rd

Fa La La! The holidays are here! Christmas is about 1 week away. What does your meal plan look like? “What meal plan?” you say? As your time gets busier, menu planning can help you be more efficient with your … Continue reading

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Leftover Turkey Bacon Burgers with Avocado Slaw

So, on last week’s menu I made Turkey Burgers with leftover turkey. When I originally made the menu, I didn’t take into consideration that the turkey would be pre-cooked. Duh! So when I found the recipe for Jack and Guac Turkey Bacon … Continue reading

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Meal Planning 101

I know that many people aren’t nearly as excited about meal planning as I am (I can’t imagine why). If you are someone who breaks out in hives just thinking about sitting down and planning out food for an entire … Continue reading

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