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Sensational autumn parfait

Yes, it is still autumn amidst these snow flurries! Parfait in French means “perfect.” It’s quite fitting because a parfait can be a perfect meal! A parfait is simple, light, and delicious. You can have it for breakfast, a snack, or even dessert. It can be pretty much anything you want, but usually consists of […]

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Back to School Blog #1: Packing Healthy School Lunches even for Picky Eaters

Do you believe school starts in just over a few weeks?  I’ve had so much fun with my girls this summer and I’m always a little sad to send them back to school come September. But each year it gets a little easier seeing them grow and turn into little ladies! One thing I’ve been […]

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Celebrate National Watermelon Day with Watermelon Pizza Cake

Today is National Watermelon Day! I wrote earlier this summer about the many benefits of watermelon. Click here to read that blog. Made of almost 92% water, the fruit is full of Vitamins A, C, and antioxidants. In honor of this August 3 holiday, Kelly’s Choice intern Celina Rescott came up with this recipe. We’re […]

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Get your heart healthy with a smoothie bowl for breakfast

February is Heart Health Month and I’m going to tell you about how eating a smoothie bowl for breakfast can help reduce your risk of heart disease! Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women in the United States, so give this smoothie bowl a try! Now, you […]

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Representing Daiya at FNCE

I can’t even begin to explain how exciting and energizing the past few days have been! I have been happily busy at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in Chicago. Every year, this is an opportunity for me to learn about everything cutting-edge when it comes to food and nutrition. And it’s my […]

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Simple Solutions for your Morning Workout Recovery

I know, I know. Your workouts are crammed into your already hectic life. You have finally mastered the art of getting to bed early so that you can rise with the sun and squeeze in your daily workout. But once you finish, you don’t have time to prepare an elaborate breakfast; you have to shower, […]

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Five Healthy Swaps for Summer

Where I live, in the beautiful Finger Lakes of New York State, Memorial Day marks summer more so than the earth’s tilt toward the sun. With the summer season starting up this weekend, I have been thinking about my favorite summer swaps. Here we go! Swap Fruit Juice and Seltzer for Soda. Did you know […]

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What to do with the leftover Easter eggs

After tomorrow’s Easter egg hunt, what do you do with those leftover eggs? I am definitely a proponent of hard-boiled eggs as a delicious, protein-rich snack for my girls, but they can only have so many hard-boiled eggs before they get bored with them. Here are some more exciting dishes I create with those left-over […]

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Sneaking in Protein to your Meals

How did you do on the No White Flour Challenge? If you want to continue to stick to that plan, protein will help you out a lot by keeping you satiated and energized. I do not mean indulging in fatty proteins though—nope I am not advocating for rich cheese and bacon! Here are my favorite […]

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My top 10 hacks for holiday baking

My busy schedule doesn’t allow much time for baking, but I do love making sweet treats for my friends and family. Shhhh…little do they know that these sweet treats are actually healthy. Here are some tricks that I use: I always replace sour cream with Greek yogurt. This cuts down the calories big-time; it’s especially [...]
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Red, white, and blue healthy food choices

I love getting into holiday spirits. With Independence Day just a couple of days away, I have been thinking about my favorite red, white and blue foods and why I love them so much. I cannot resist sharing them with you, so let me get this secret out. My Favorite Red Foods If you have [...]
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Boost your bone health nutritionally

Worldwide, an osteoporotic fracture takes place every three seconds. One in three American women over the age of 50 will experience at least one osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is far more common in women than in men. You can drastically decrease your likelihood of being diagnosed with osteoporosis through nutritional measures. And these [...]
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