Honey Nut Grilled Peaches

  Have you grilled fruit for dessert before? No? You’re missing out on an easy and delicious summer treat. BONUS: You don’t have to crank up the outdoor gas grill or light any coals. You can achieve the same caramelized results using an indoor grill pan or cast iron grill pan like I used. Marisa
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Spring Snacking: Sugar Snap Peas

Sugar Snap Peas at the Market

    Today’s morsel is short and simple. I want you to try fresh sugar snap peas. Sugar snap peas are sweet, refreshing and an excellent source of vitamin C for beautiful skin. Since they are a spring veggie, look for sugar snap peas at the farmer’s market right now or in the supermarket produce section. For the sweetest flavor, eat your peas as soon as possible
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4 Superfoods to Fall For

Many Kinds of Kale

This post originally appeared in FoodCalc’s Nutrition Insight Blog on October 5, 2012. If you’re mourning the end of summer and the bounty of fresh produce that went with it, keep reading.  Fall boasts a bevy of produce all its own. This season’s harvest is a bona fide natural medicine cabinet.  Here are just a few
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Go Meatless – Just One Meal a Week

Spinach and Chickpeas

Summer of Healthy Eating Week 8: Go Meatless It’s too hot to cook but you gotta eat.  Here are some of my favorite go-to meatless meals that require minimal kitchen time: 5 Minute Chickpea Tomato Basil Salad Cuban Black Bean Patties with Pineapple Rice (use brown rice) Spicy Vegetarian Peanut Noodles (use whole grain noodles
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Paper Bag Popcorn

Paper Bag Popcorn

    Marisa Moore, RD Yields 2This is a healthy alternative to microwave popcorn. I added a little garlic powder but the options are endless. Jazz it up with your favorite herbs and spices. I’m a little popcorn obsessed right now so there’s more to come…2 mins Prep Time 3 mins Cook Time Save Recipe
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5 Minute Chickpea, Tomato, Basil Salad

Marisa Moore, RD Yields 2-45 mins Prep Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients2 cups cooked chickpeas, (1 15 oz can, rinsed and drained)1 tomato, chopped and seeded1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1/2 lemon, juiced2-3 fresh basil leaves, tornFresh cracked black pepper to tasteSalt to tasteInstructionsCombine all
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4 Ways to Use Leftover Avocado

Leftover Avocado Use

Ways to use leftover avocado! If you have some leftover avocados from your Cinco de Mayo fiesta, time is ticking and the ethylene gas* is in overdrive.  Here are some easy ways to use up those leftover avocados: Use leftover guacamole as a sandwich spread instead of mayonnaise. You can also mash plain avocado and
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Moorish Flavors of the Mediterranean

Spinach with Chickpeas on marisamoore.com

Looking for my Vegan Smoky Chickpeas & Spinach recipe? Grab the updated recipe here! This entry originally created for Oldway’s National Mediterranean Diet Month Dietitian A Day promotion. I love the flavors and simplicity of the food of the Mediterranean. The well documented heart-health benefits make it that much more lovable. And the benefits continue
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