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It is really too hard to eat well while traveling?

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Robin Withrow-Wong is a former student of mine who is currently earning a Master’s in Nutritional Science/Dietetics with the goal of becoming a registered dietitian. She is a mother of four “almost grown” children, and six years ago transitioned her family to plant-based whole foods.  She just returned from volunteering in Fiji, where she taught basic ...

Article: Frozen Treat with Traditional Flavors – Chocolate Horchata Nice Cream Recipe

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As the temperatures spike above 100 degrees, how does a cool, sweet treat sound? This is a wonderful story and easy recipe from Mariah Chavez-Vasquez, one of my former nutrition students from Cosumnes River College, and exemplifies my mantra, “Love the Food That Loves You Back!” During my years in high school, I really became aware ...

Recipe: Strawberry, Avocado and Greens with Ruby Dressing

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Strawberry, Avocado and Greens with Ruby Dressing The berry dressing is so colorful and brings tender greens together with fresh strawberries and creamy avocado for a delicious combination, fit for any "posh" spa menu or your kitchen table! For the Ruby Dressing 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, washed, stemmed 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, rinsed 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 ...

Article: Hydrate the body while giving it a nutritional boost by preparing tea

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Last month, we learned how to reduce a large amount of the empty calories that we may be taking in through our beverage choices by opting for flavoring our own water. However, since water has zero antioxidants, is there something that we could add to water to provide nutrition, without any calories, while preserving water's ...

Recipe: Homemade Mouthwash – Smarter Swishing!

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Research links alcohol containing mouthwash to increased risk of oral cancer, the commercially available alcohol-free versions contain a daunting list of ingredients, and the few "natural" products are quite pricey. So, what to do? Making your own mouthwash can be an easy, inexpensive and safe alternative! Recipes utilize ingredients ranging from aloe vera to witch hazel, ...