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Tomatoes: Adding a Pop of Color to Cuisines

By Susan Marquez, MS, RD, CSSD Whether they’re adding a pop of color to a salad, playing a starring role in a spaghetti dish, or mixed into a fragrant...

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Everything About Olives

By Susan Marquez, R.D. Olives are a staple of Mediterranean cuisine, having been consumed and used to create oil for centuries. While most people in t...

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Surprising Benefits of Walnuts

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Walnuts make for a great crunchy snack, but did you know that they offer some surprising health benefits? Although walnuts are h...

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Stuffed Chicken with Forest Mushrooms

If you’ve ever dreamed of creating a chef-quality meal at home, this dish is an excellent place to start. Starting off with fresh, hormone- and antibi...

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Mushroom 101: Everything You Need to Know

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Did you know that mushrooms are not a vegetable but are actually considered a fungus? Even if the idea of eating a fungus may no...

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The Ample Charm of Persimmons

By Lauren Banks, RD If you’ve never seen a persimmon before, you might say it looks like a tomato or an apple, but the persimmon is quite distinct in ...

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Fun Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin in your Diet

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Fall is here and that means pumpkins are everywhere! It’s no surprise that pumpkins—a bright-colored winter squash—have some gre...

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Lemon: The Fresh and Zesty, Multipurpose Citrus Fruit

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Lemons are widely known and used in many types of cuisines throughout the world. But did you know they are the result of crossbr...

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Basil: King of Herbs

By Misty Miranda, RDN, LD Basil, whose Latin name is Ocimum, is an herb that is part of the Lamiaceae, or mint, family. It is native to Asia and grows...

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Peach, Gorgonzola, and Bacon Pizza

When you think of pizza, the image that comes to mind most likely involves tomato sauce, shredded cheese, and pepperoni. But the idea of what a pizza ...