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24 Healthier Comfort Food Recipes

With winter, comes cold weather (at least for some of us) and that cold weather makes us crave comfort food. Snuggling in our pj’s and cozying up to a warm bowl of mac and cheese or chicken pot pie leaves us feeling like we just got a big hug. But those comfort foods also tend to be heavy on the calories and saturated fat. That’s certainly not the kind of hug our body needs. So what’s a comfort-food-lover to do? Why, ask the dietitian of course! Read more »

Everything you need to know about Kefir

Kefir, pronounced “kee-fer”, is a slightly sweet, fermented milk drink that tastes a lot like yogurt with a distinct tangy flavor. While often compared to yogurt, kefir naturally has additional health benefits that yogurt lacks.… Read more »

32 Winter Salads That Will Fill You Up

Spring and summer produce tend to get all the love. While those warm months do provide plenty of fruits and veggies perfect for salad making, don’t discount fall and winter just yet. A cold-weather salad can be just as yummy and produce-packed. The key is to use in-season produce and round out that winter salad with hearty whole grains, dried or frozen fruit and frozen roasted veggies. Here are… Read more »

Can a Cocktail Cure the Common Cold?

Let’s be real, a cocktail isn’t likely to cure a cold. But if you feel the sniffles coming on, there are a few foods that may be able to help rejuvenate your defenses. Of course, it’s up to you if you make a boozy version or not—if you’re feeling particularly lousy, you might want to opt for the “not.” … Read more »