Recipe: Turkey Burgers

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When we think of grilling in America we typically involve burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and watermelon. Summer is my favorite for grilling food and trying new recipes. While most people use ground beef for their burgers, I like to use ground turkey as a lower fat and

August: National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

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Choosing to breastfeed or formula feed your newborn can sometimes be a difficult choice. I’m here to tell you no path is the wrong one. Women tend to get opinions and judgement from various friends and family members (and sometimes strangers) on what is right for the baby. Just like

Recipe: Avocado & Tomato Chicken Salad

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In the last few blog posts, I have been discussing various topics on reducing chronic inflammation. This is another one of those. 🙂 Chronic inflammation is linked to so many different chronic diseases and nutrition has been shown to help reduce those risks. This time we are focusing on the

Health Benefits of Turmeric

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If you frequently consume Middle Eastern dishes, you are most likely familiar with the golden, yellow spice turmeric. If you often cook with it, you may also be familiar with turmeric’s ability to stain EVERYTHING! Turmeric is part of the ginger family which makes sense as it looks just like

Recipe: Grilled Rainbow Veggies

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In honor of June being Pride month, for support of the LGBT community, I decided to post a healthy side dish that is bursting with color. You can roast all sorts of different vegetables but it’s important to get a variety for good nutritional health. These Grilled Rainbow Veggies are

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?

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Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States according to the American Diabetes Association as of 2010 and continues to become and increasing concern. This is part due to the obesity epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC),