Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Atlanta Eats & More

Produce at the Freedom Farmers Market

With so many restaurants and local food artisans, being a foodie in Atlanta is easy! Next month, I will welcome over 8,000 of my food and nutrition colleagues to downtown Atlanta for the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference at the Georgia World Congress Center. In the spirit of southern hospitality, I’m sharing some of my favorite
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Healthy Avocado Lime Dressing

  |  Rich and creamy avocados meet tangy lime juice in this velvety smooth avocado lime dressing. Vegan, dairy-free and chock full of heart healthy fats, this dressing will help you get the most nutrition from your salad. I’m excited to let you know that I’m a new contributor to The Kitchenthusiast – the official KitchenAid® blog!
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Organic – or Not?

Last week the Environmental Working Group released their annual list of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen. No real surprises. Apples and strawberries top the list again but it’s a good reminder. I am often asked if organic food is better so now’s a good time to address it.  Generally speaking, yes.  Organic food is grown
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Almonds Go on a Diet?

It’s rare to hear of a food with fewer calories than expected. Well… new research suggests that almonds have about 20% fewer calories than once thought. The research showed that a 1 ounce serving of almonds (~ 23 almonds) has 129 calories, not 160 calories as currently listed. That’s good news right? Almonds were already
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