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 between having to focus to read the fine print and not being able to discern a word of it appears all of a sudden. And, it is blurry. A visit to the ophthalmologist confirms what is yet another symptom of my body's downward spir 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...
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Lentil and vegetable soup

By Elizabeth Hopson | January 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Need to clean out your fridge and make good on your resolution to eat more vegetables? This lentil and vegetable soup recipe is the perfect way to empty the veggie bin on a Sunday and enjoy a healthy and delicious meal all week long (and it's even Read More...

Try something new: Truffle parsnip fries

By Claudia Zapata MS, RD | January 11th, 2015 | 2 Comments
  Five years ago, I had never cooked Brussels sprouts or butternut squash, and I had never purchased, much lest massaged kale. Now all favorites, I can't believe how long my family and I were missing out. Think about the last ti 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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