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Easy, Go-to Baked Salmon Recipe

Since we wrote a little bit about Omega-3 fatty acids last month it seems like a good time to share my easy, go-to salmon recipe.  I make this salmon at least once a month, and I have successfully substituted arctic char and rainbow trout as well. For some folks, preparing fish can be intimidating, especially if you haven’t tried it before. Fresh fish is generally a bit more of an expensive grocery purchase so there’s

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What are these Omega-3s I keep hearing about?

It seems like “omega-3” has become a bit of a buzz word. Whether folks are taking omega-3 supplements or eating fish for the omega-3s or buying eggs that advertise extra omega-3s, these nutrients are clearly on people’s health radars.  But, what are these omega-3 things exactly? And why should you care about them? Without getting too deep into the biochemistry (something dietitians have to study in depth in our training!), we’ll provide an overview of

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Chicken Enchiladas

Enchiladas are a dish we really love for lots of reasons.  They are relatively easy to make, and can be made ahead of time and even frozen for a quick dinner months later. We love that they can be made a number of different ways from the filling to the sauce to the tortillas (the flour vs. corn debate is fierce among some). When we make enchiladas, we often find ourselves making them differently each

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Protein Bars 101

Bars are a go-to for many people looking for an easy snack or meal on the go. They can be a fast and easy breakfast or snack or aid in post-workout recovery. Protein bars, granola bars, breakfast bars, energy bars, meal replacement bars, raw bars… there are lots of types of bars and endless brands. If you’ve ever felt confused when trying to pick a healthy bar, you’re not alone.  Many bars out there aren’t much

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What’s up with your Gut?

Pre versus Pro Buzz words: Prebiotics and Probiotics. I find myself discussing this topic at least daily with clients.  So, let’s clear it up — what are they and what do they do for me?   Probiotics…. are an organism or substance that contributes to intestinal microbial balance. They are friendly bacteria that improve immune function, prevent infections, reduce allergies, decrease inflammation, assist with cholesterol management, contribute to reducing the risk of certain cancer, and

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