Game Day Strategies for Healthy Eating

Written by: Sophie Blumenthal, dietetic intern October means the return of football season, tailgating, beer drinking, and yummy food. It also means crisp air, sweater weather, and saying goodbye to swimsuit season! For some of us this is a relief. It’s important to remember though that we shouldn’t postpone healthy eating until the weather is […]

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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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DIY Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast sandwiches are an easy option when you get them from the drive thru, but are loaded with calories, fat and salt. When you make a breakfast sandwich at home, you can use healthier ingredients, but it can be time consuming. This recipe combines the best of both – eggs you can make ahead and […]

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Sunflower Butter Blondies

There are all kind of ‘black bean brownie’ recipes out there. But today, blondes are stealing the show and having all the fun! These blondies are completely flourless. The secret ingredient that gives the batter a great texture and subtle savory flavor is…chickpeas! You won’t even know they are there. These little peas pack a lot of […]

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