5 Foods Never to Eat (All of Which are Negotiable)

January 18, 2015 Blogging
Happy Face - Juggling With Julia

I know you’ve seen those fear-mongering lists.  “5 Foods Never to Eat” or “Avoid These Foods Forever” promising amazing health or weight loss benefits. They flash cartoon images of bananas, suggesting sinister outcomes should you eat them. They urge you to avoid sugar at all costs, to run screaming away from the conventional produce aisle, […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Salad with Citrus Dressing

December 14, 2014 Salads/Sides
Roasted Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Salad -- Juggling With Julia

Guess what? Here’s your easy do-ahead recipe to go with holiday dinner! Roasted Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Salad with Citrus Dressing. That’s sweet roasted butternut squash, brown rice, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, and  greens — five simple ingredients and a tangy citrus dressing that come together in an amazing taste tableau that will have […]

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Homemade Whole Wheat Cavatelli Pasta (Guest Post!)

December 9, 2014 General
Homemade Whole Wheat Cavatelli GUEST POST -- Juggling With Julia

Today is a great example of the blending of my two worlds. There’s my FOOD world, of which you know everything — the endless parade of bacon, peanut butter on everything, salads galore, and all things chocolate chips. There’s also my NUTRITION world — the day job that allows me to bring home the bacon […]

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Rosemary Garlic Roasted Pork Loin

November 25, 2014 Main Meals
Rosemary Garlic Roasted Pork Loin -- Juggling With Julia

Imagine this: It’s a few days post Thanksgiving. You’ve eeked all you can out of the leftovers, and still you have to feed the troops. Dinner sure ain’t gonna make itself, but the thought of doing the full-court press in the kitchen, so soon after Turkey Day, is just a bit too much for you […]

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7 Tips for a Healthy Book Club

November 20, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle
7 Tips for a Healthy Book Club -- Juggling With Julia

Is Book Club making you fat?  Of course not. Books have no calories Really, though, is your book club often an evening of excess? A calorie calamity? Do you leave feeling like you’ve overdone it – again? Then read on, because we’re talking about 7 Tips for a Healthy Book Club. While it’s unlikely that […]

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Chocolate Snickerdoodles on the Lighter Side

November 2, 2014 Dessert
Chocolate Snickerdoodles -- Juggling With Julia

These chocolate snickerdoodles will make your day. They’re chewy and rich in chocolate, and completely covered in cinnamon sugar. Eating one reminds me of hot cocoa with a cinnamon stick inside! Now that these drool-worthy photos have piqued your interest, I’m going to say something that will have you cursing my existence. They’d make a […]

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Local Dairy Farms: My Tour of Hornstra Farms

October 16, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle
Hornstra Farms - Juggling With Julia

Have you ever petted a cow? Looked into her eyes? Marveled at her sheer size? Called her by name? Heyyy, Juanita! Yo, Crackle! Pop! Looking good, Autumn! I have! Thanks to the New England Dairy and Food Council I got to muck around at the Hornstra Farms with registered dietitians Kara Lydon, aka The Foodie […]

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The Simplest Nutrition Philosophy: Don’t Stress

October 14, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle
Nutrition Philosophy Don

What’s  your nutrition philosophy? Making decisions about what to eat can be hard, right? It is no wonder. Nutrition information is coming at us from every directions – TV commercials, magazine ads, food packaging, infomercials, best-selling books, and a score of nutrition enthusiasts who share their stories on social media and blogs, encouraging everyone to […]

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Best Ever Low Fat Pumpkin Bread

October 5, 2014 Breads/Quick Breads
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Low fat never tasted so amazalicious. Today, with great effort, I’m stopping just long enough to wipe the crumbs from my mouth so I can share with you the best ever, moistest, yummiest low fat pumpkin bread you’ll ever have. It is SO MOIST and SO PUMPKIN-Y that the wax paper I wrapped it in […]

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Quinoa Kale Salad with Edamame

October 1, 2014 Salads/Sides
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Quinoa Kale Salad with Edamame and an easy lemony dressing. Yep, I’m back again with another fast, delicious, super-charged healthy salad. If you hadn’t heard, that’s kind of my thing now. What? You hadn’t heard? Let’s review. First there was Massaged Kale Salad, which I’ve made so many times I’ve lost count. I even ate […]

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