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We, as a family, have cut down on our consumption of rice (both brown and white rice) for reduce our intake of starch. So instead we have been eating quinoa with Indian curries. Most curries go very well with white quinoa. I had an old batch of black quinoa which has slightly harder /coarse texture… Continue reading »

A good recipe is all about culture, passion, and years of tradition all in one dish. Noticing these aspects of a dish allow us to be more mindful, to slow down, and to appreciate every bite. Instead of rushing through a meal or eating while being distracted, take a moment to think about each ingredient, the… Continue reading »

One of the TV shows that my family all enjoys watching together is a show called Chopped on the Food Network.  If you have never seen it before, they start out with 4 chefs and each chef gets a basket full of mystery ingredients.  There is an appetizer, entrée and dessert round and one chef… Continue reading »

Strawberry Season has officially arrived!  If you are looking for any excuse to eat these delicious little gems, get creative!  Strawberries are not just for dessert…they can delectably be a part of any meal.  Try this strawberry quinoa salad as a side dish to chicken or fish or just by itself.  Quinoa is high in… Continue reading »

It’s time for another Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less team review! When you’re in a pinch for time, a frozen meal may be a quick fix, but try to choose a healthy option with lean meat, low sodium, and packed with veggies. Hopefully we can point you to the ones that are also delicious!… Continue reading »

The frozen meal review is back for round TWO! The Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less team is continuing the hunt for the most delicious frozen meal- and here are a few new ones we’ve tried!  Amy’s Light & Lean Pasta and Veggies- Pasta and Veggies made with organic broccoli and asparagus. Calories: 210 Price: $3.97 (on… Continue reading »

BBQ’d Sea Scallops with Stir-Fried Grilled Corn and Pea Shoots (423 Calories) The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less curriculum puts significant emphasis on cooking and eating more meals at home. We emphasize it because people that cook and eat more meals at home are more likely to achieve and maintain a healthy weight than… Continue reading »