By Jodie Parus, RD, LDThe number of children in the U.S. with peanut allergies has more than tripled between 1997 and 2010. Allergic reactions to peanuts can range from mild to severe and potentially fatal anaphylaxis. For many years, expectant mothers
Ingredients: 1 pound Blue Ribbon Foods ground beef or turkey meat 1 whole chopped onion 3 Tbs. chili powder 3 Tbs. cumin 3 Tbs. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 - 28 oz organic can crushed tomatoes 1 - 15 oz can organic beans
Ingredients: ¾ c cooked quinoa ½ c unsweet almond or coconut milk Top with ¼- ½ c Blue Ribbon Foods blueberries or raspberries 1-2 tsp pure maple syrup or honey 1-2 Tbs. toasted walnuts or pecans Directions: 1. Cook quinoa.
By Dr. Keith Kantor and Dana Yarn, RDLDSuper bowl is almost here and for most Americans it is a fun filled day centered on the TV and an endless snack buffet. This tradition does not have to undo all of your healthy New Year's
Ingredients: 2 cups garbanzo beans 3 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons tahini paste 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup baby spinach 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Directions: 1. In
Ingredients: 2 cups salad greens 1/2 Tbsp all natural Poppy Seed Dressing 1 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut 1 Tbsp dried cranberries (try to get them without sulfites) 4-6 oz Blue Ribbon Foods boneless skinless grilled chicken
By Jodie Parus, RD, LDEvery January almost half of Americans make New Year's resolutions. However, only 8% stick to them and achieve their goal and 25% abandon them after just one week. Weight related resolutions make up 38%, while a great number
Ingredients: 8 ozs cream cheese, softened 1 tbsp onion (grated) 1 tsp horseradish 1 dash Worcestershire sauce 6 oz. sliced ham (thinly, or beef or turkey) Directions: 1. Blend cream cheese, onion,
Ingredients: 1 lb. Blue Ribbon Foods ground beef or turkey Pinch of sea salt ½ tsp. black pepper 1 minced garlic clove 1 tsp. fresh ginger (if you only have dry ginger that can work too) 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce or tamari 2 tsp.
By Jodie Parus, RD, LDGo, go, go. That's what Americans do. We work ourselves to exhaustion and multitask and over schedule ourselves. We are always connected; our cell phones in hand, buzzing with emails, texts and tweets. While at work, most of