Stuff the Bird, Not Yourself: How to Deal...

According to research from the Calorie Control Council, a typical holiday dinner alone can carry a load of 3,000 calories (chart). Nibbling through another 1,500 calories, downing appetizers and drinks before and after the big meal would bring the total to more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams...

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Putting Breakfast on the Menu

 By: Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD -- Are you a member of the breakfast club – or do you miss out in the morning? September is Better Breakfast Month, a time to wake up to the benefits of eating a nutritious breakfast and give the meal the respect it deserves....

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The Power of a Morning Ritual

Though clients come to me for diet advice, they typically need much more than just guidance on what to eat. Because it’s so hard to develop good eating and lifestyle habits, we talk a lot about forming and breaking habits and nurturing the proper mindset. I’ve discovered that setting a...

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French Toast with Berry Salsa

Watch how to make it below! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Berry Salsa 10 strawberries, hulled 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup fresh blackberries 2 packets Stevia In The Raw® 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon French Toast 3 large eggs 1 ½ cups lowfat (1%) milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 packet Stevia...

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Berry Good Breakfast Smoothie

Makes 6 Servings Ingredients 12 ounces lowfat vanilla yogurt 3 cups sliced strawberries 1 cup blueberries 3/4 cup light cranberry juice 1 1/2 tablespoons NatraTaste™ Gold (Baker’s Bag) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 6 teaspoons grape nuts (optional) 2 cups cracked ice Directions Combine all the ingredients (except grape nuts)...

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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Makes 12 Servings Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 11⁄2 tsp baking powder1⁄2 tsp salt1⁄2 tsp baking soda1⁄2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled1⁄3 cup Truvía® Baking Blend 1 Tbsp orange zest1⁄2 cup orange juice 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract1⁄2 cup skim milk 1 1⁄2 cups cranberries (fresh or frozen), chopped...

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