5 steps to healthy prep, plus Slow-cooker Turkey Eggplant Parmesan

By Elizabeth Hopson | March 18th, 2015 | 2 Comments
Because I'm often asked “How do you find the time to prepare healthy meals all week?” I’m letting you in on my secrets - 5 steps to healthy prep, including my latest time-saving strategy: Clean fridge: As Claudia mentioned in recent posts, the first key to a healthy home is a little organization. I start my every weekend by cleaning out my fridge. Guilty of getting a little too ambitious and excited in the produce section at the grocer Read More...
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Fitness: Warm up like a champ

By Tom Trevino | March 11th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mark Allen had a thing for warmups. The elite level triathlete reportedly started his long workouts with a leisurely 15 minute walk, before moving on to a very slow jog for a mile or so, and then gradually and progressively building to his tr Read More...

Almond flour and coconut flour: a primer

By Andy Bellatti MS, RD | March 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Over the past few years, almonds and coconuts have commanded national attention, not only as nutritious additions to our diets, but also as tasty and versatile ingredients. By now, many of us are familiar with almond butter, almond mil Read More...
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Stocking the healthy kitchen, part 2: the pantry

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | March 9th, 2015 | 1 Comments
Thank you so much for the great response to my healthfully stocked and organized fridge post last week. The reactions to the picture of my refrigerator on my Facebook page were especially heartwarming and hilarious: "i Read More...

Then & Now: 10 “Healthy” Foods I No Longer Eat

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | March 5th, 2015 | 1 Comments
Maybe you've tried every diet in the book, gone from carnivore to vegetarian, learned to cook, or like my husband, moved from frequenting fast food to enjoying vegan meals. Your food journey is your own. Hopefully, you've skipp Read More...
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Seeing food through middle-age reading glasses

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | February 25th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The first clue that my eyesight is failing: I can no longer read ingredient lists on certain food labels. Also most restaurant menus. Oh, and my kids keep teasing me about the size of my iPhone font. The fine line betw Read More...

Esquites: Mexican street corn your way

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | February 16th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Of the many memorable dishes we've enjoyed during a Valentine's weekend getaway in Mexico, esquites - also known as Mexican street corn - has been a favorite. Confession: I never knew Mexican street corn was called esquites and ne Read More...
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Lose your workout mojo? Here’s how to get it back!

By Tom Trevino | February 11th, 2015 | 0 Comments
We’re about six weeks into 2015 and chances are you’ve either kept up with your New Year’s Resolutions to eat better and be more active, or you’ve kind of fallen off track. But that’s okay, because even professional athlete Read More...
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Finds & Faves: Must B Nutty almond flour tortillas

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | February 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
While they were a breakfast staple while growing up along the border, flour tortillas lost their luster long ago. There's something to be said about starting your day with refined flour and lard, and that something isn't go Read More...
cl Claudia Zapata, MS, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness enthusiast who blogs about enjoying healthy eating and exercise. With recipes and wine selections, workouts for all levels, and everyday wellness tips, Claudia celebrates good health.
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