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Everything You Need To Know About Tofu

By Nikki Nies, MS,RD,LD, Contributing Blogger If you’re scared of soy or don’t know what to do with tofu, then you may be surprised to learn that a recent survey found that 45% of consumers actively seek out products that contain soy. Tofu is no longer just for Asian or ethnic cuisine. Personally, tofu has helped me embrace the flexitarian lifestyle of eating more plants and has made #MeatlessMondays a…

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Snacks To Fuel Your Long Runs & Hikes This Summer

By Jenna Gorham, RDN Now that Memorial Day and 4th of July have passed, it’s pretty safe to say that it’s officially summer! With longer and warmer days, you’ll likely  be heading outside for long runs, hikes, and other fun activities. Whether you’re hitting the pavement for a long weekend run, training for an event, or planning a hiking or backpacking trip, properly fueling and staying hydrated is key for…

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Watermelon Slushie

When I was a kid, we lived within walking distance of a 7-Eleven. It was a favorite past-time of my friends and I to walk down there and get Slurpees. To be honest, I didn’t actually get a Slurpee most of the time. I was a super picky eater, and I never really liked sweets all that much, so the traditional Slurpees were a bit too much for me. But, as an…

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Cherry Coconut Yogurt Bites

I seriously can’t get enough fruit this time of year. If you think I’m exaggerating, I’m not. I had a strawberry smoothie for breakfast, watermelon for mid-morning snack, cherries with my lunch and now I’m eating these Cherry Coconut Yogurt Bites. Oh, and I may make a peach salad for dessert. After the long NY winters, I get tired of kale and sweet potatoes and long for summer seasonal fruit.…

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6 Healthy Foods You Probably Haven’t Tried (But Should)

By Yinglu Peng, Dietetic Intern and M.S. Candidate  As a patron of a supermarket, you probably notice new foods popping up on the shelves all the time. But it’s difficult to know which ones are worth trying and which ones are just junk. Some  new food products are making waves among Dietitians and are definitely worth adding to your cart. Kefir: Located in the dairy section, you may mistake kefir…

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