healthy eating, Nutrition

Functional Food Friday: Lentils and Pulses

I especially like lentils and other pulses, because they are gluten free and provide many of the nutrients that are at risk on a typical gluten free diet.  For instance, one half cup of cooked lentils provides 12 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber, nearly 100% daily value for manganese, and 10% of the daily value for iron and folate.

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Gluten Free, healthy eating, Recipes

Easy Gluten Free Stir Fry Recipe

Stir fry is one of my absolute favorite meals for busy weeknights. It's quick, easy, versatile and delicious!  One of the meals I miss most since my Celiac diagnosis is Chinese takeout, but this homemade gluten free stir fry is a healthier and just as delicious alternative.

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3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier

As a dietitian, it pains me just a little bit to ever follow a recipe completely, without trying to make it healthier with a few tweaks. Here are a couple tips and tricks I do on a regular basis to make recipes a little bit healthier. Tip: Use a blend of half whole wheat and half… Continue reading 3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier