100 Ways to Paint Your Plate Pink

100 Ways to Paint Your Plate Pink (Recipe Roundup)

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May in Monmouth County, NJ has created a special breast cancer awareness initiative called Paint the Town Pink.  Storefronts feature pink displays.  Street medians are painted pink instead of yellow.  Pink bows hang from trees.  And each town adapts a cute little pink name.  For the next month, I will be a resident of Pinktune City, NJ (see you in June, Neptune!).  Which got me thinking how more pink foods can be incorporated into your home this month to help raise awareness towards the role of nutrition in cancer prevention.  So it’s time to Paint Your Plate Pink! Continue reading “100 Ways to Paint Your Plate Pink (Recipe Roundup)”

leftover easter eggs

Egg-cellent Uses for Leftover Easter Eggs

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Happy Day After Easter to all my happy couples out there! If you took part in the tradition of dyeing Easter eggs, chances are you may have a lot of leftover eggs around (especially if you had a lot of ambitious little helpers with your dyeing). Now that the bunny has come and gone, it’s time to put those leftover hardboiled eggs to use. Continue reading “Egg-cellent Uses for Leftover Easter Eggs”

Back 2 Work Lunch Ideas

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Here in NJ, the Day After Labor Day means one thing: my social media feeds will be flooded with pics of my friends’ kids sporting their new backpacks and First Day of School outfits while waiting for the bus.  And hopefully healthy packed lunch boxes.  But kids aren’t the only ones who should be taking a lunch from home. Let this new month prompt a new habit for you and your Significant Other: start taking lunch to work. Continue reading “Back 2 Work Lunch Ideas”

pink foods

Paint Your Plate Pink

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Every spring in Monmouth County, NJ we have a breast cancer initiative called Paint the Town Pink.  Storefronts feature pink displays.  Street medians are painted pink instead of yellow.  Pink bows hang from trees.  And each town adapts a cute little pink name.  For the next month, I will be a resident of Pinkmar, NJ (see you in June, Belmar!).  Which got me thinking how more pink foods can be incorporated into your home this month to help raise awareness towards the role of nutrition in cancer prevention.  So it’s time to Paint Your Plate Pink! Continue reading “Paint Your Plate Pink”

Follow Nutrition Nuptials on Pinterest

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Nutrition Nuptials is now on Pinterest!  If you came across a recipe or article that you enjoyed but can’t seem to find it in the archives, now you can Pin it.  I will also be pinning info from other sites that will be useful to share with followers, including recipes and workouts you should check out. Continue reading “Follow Nutrition Nuptials on Pinterest”

Thanksgiving

Guest Post: Introducing Healthy Foods at Thanksgiving

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Ok, it’s crunch time.  Thanksgiving is officially one week away.  Now that you’ve been mindful of your guests and have planned the perfect menu, it’s time to get cooking.  Perhaps you’re planning to trial a new healthy item with the hopes it will be a hit with the crowd.  Or you’re the health nut going to someone else’s home with the hopes of opening the guests’ eyes to the wonders of kale/cauliflower/brussels sprouts/farro  or any other superfood trend.  How do you handle the initial resistance?  Fellow Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Katie Goldberg gives her advice for introducing new foods at the holidays on today’s Guest Blog post. Continue reading “Guest Post: Introducing Healthy Foods at Thanksgiving”

No Excuse Breakfasts

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It’s been one week since my proposed Back to School Challenge of monitoring the meals purchase to eat outside of the home and tallying up the money spent.  How did you do?  What did you learn?  If you learned that breakfast is either skipped or bought way too frequently, then it’s time to revisit an old friend.  Poor breakfast is the first meal to fall by the wayside.  Breakfast is always ready for you- now it’s your turn to show up for it.  Here’s some tips for how you can fit breakfast into any busy lifestyle- no excuses! Continue reading “No Excuse Breakfasts”