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Roasted Chickpeas

I absolutely love chickpeas. I normally use them in a cold chickpea salad (recipe to come later). Chickpeas are considered a true superfood. In a 1 cup serving they provide all of the following: 384 more words

Swiss Chard & Sweet Potatoes

This is a vegetable that I always passed by at the grocery store because honestly…I just didn’t know what to do with it!

This Saturday, I decided to jump in and just get some. 204 more words

Prebiotics Improve Stress Resilience and Sleep

Is stress the driver of your insomnia? Eating more high fiber foods—sometimes called prebiotics (different from probiotics)—may help both your stomach and your sleep.

In a new study on rats conducted at the University of Colorado, a high fiber diet promoted the growth of healthy gut bacteria, increased resilience to stress, and made sleep more robust following a stressful event. 492 more words


Black Bean Salad

Black bean salad is probably one of my favorite salads. It is light enough to eat as a side dish and hearty enough to pair with chicken or steak for a meal. 224 more words

Oven Roasted Vegetables

I get so excited when I find new vegetables to try! I was in The Fresh Market (my absolute favorite place in the world) last week and came across golden beets. 227 more words

How to Eat Clean

Here’s a nice resource from nutritionist, Amanda Carlson-Phillips.  The article, titled, How to Eat Clean, clarifies what it means to “eat clean,” and emphasizes the importance of avoiding processed foods and choosing nutrient-dense foods that are low in fat, high in fiber, and loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. 54 more words

Diet And Nutrition

Treating Hard To Control Constipation in Kids

Constipation is very common for kids.

Since your kids will almost certainly become constipated, at least briefly, at some point in their lives, it is important to understand how to recognize the symptoms of constipation. 1,064 more words

Pediatric Conditions