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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Written by: Sarah Muniz RD, LDN Just in time for Thanksgiving! This is a perfect dish that you can start and put aside while continuing to prepare the rest of your Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy this lighter version of sweet potato casserole, with the ease of... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
5 Tips to Have a Fun and Active Holiday Season

5 Tips to Have a Fun and Active Holiday Season

Written By: Erin Burke, MS, RD, LDN Let’s face it: the holidays can be stressful. When we are faced with budget concerns, family commitments, party planning responsibilities, and even less free time in our already busy lives, it can be a challenge to take a... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Simple Tips on How to Avoid the Flu

Simple Tips on How to Avoid the Flu

Welcome to another pediatric blog! There has been a bit of a break since the last one due to my absence. I was out for two weeks on Paternity leave, but I am back now in full swing. Quickly, I do have to confess that having a newborn again has been quite an eye... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living
Slow Cooker Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew

Written by: Sarah Muniz RD, LDN This vegetable stew is inspired by typical North Africa stews and is traditionally served over rice or steamed spinach. It can be prepared ahead of time in the slow cooker and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 1 month... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Slow Cooker Overnight Oats

Slow Cooker Overnight Oats

Written by: Sarah Muniz RD, LDN It’s autumn now and generally this is the season when people start to bring out their slow-cookers from the back of their pantries! This overnight oatmeal is prepared in a slow-cooker and allows you to wake up to a warm bowl of... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
10 Uses for Rotisserie Chicken

10 Uses for Rotisserie Chicken

Written by: Christina Dauer, MPH, RD, LD/N, CDE For $5-$7 each, this versatile ingredient can be a weeknight lifesaver! Grab one or stock up for a week of convenient eats. Try any of the ideas below! Salad. Use atop a simple salad of mixed greens and top with your... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
MYTHBUSTERS: Type 2 Diabetes Edition

MYTHBUSTERS: Type 2 Diabetes Edition

Written By: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN Have you heard? November is National Diabetes Month! Nearly 30 million Americans are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (1). That is almost 10% of the population. If you search on Dr. Google, you are sure to come up with a long list of... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Flu Season and What You Need to Know

Flu Season and What You Need to Know

Welcome back to the pediatric blog! With cold and flu season upon us I thought this week would be a good time to discuss what the flu is and the importance of getting the flu shot. While this is a pediatric blog I do have to put in here that adult, especially you... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Seven Layer Dinner

Seven Layer Dinner

Written by: Kaci Oliver, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Makes: 7 servings Ingredients: 2/3 cup uncooked quinoa 1 1/4 cups water 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 teaspoon black pepper, divided 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 pound 7% lean ground... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Myth Busters: 5 Foods That Will Not Ruin Your Diet

Myth Busters: 5 Foods That Will Not Ruin Your Diet

Written by: Shannon Corlett, MS, RDN, LDN The articles about health foods that can ruin, destroy, or sabotage your diet are everywhere. Their words are eye catching and the message clear: if you don’t click on this link you may be preventing your weight loss... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living