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recipes

I am a big fan of Trader Joe’s. I am such a fan I get asked, “what are your favorite things to buy there.” Instead of just answering – “everything,” I decided to come up with my top 10 favorite things to buy at TJ’s. Berries. I put berries on my steel cut oats and… Continue reading »

Wouldn’t it be nice to walk in the door after work to the beautiful sound of “Dinner is ready”? Well, the next best thing is to walk in the door to the tantalizing smells of a delicious meal ready and waiting for you.  This dream can be a reality.  Just look no further than your… Continue reading »

My name is Caroline Johnson, a gracious and eager intern with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. I am a distance ed student with Appalachian State University, a full-time employee, a wife, and a mom to two adorable dogs. Considering the current balancing act that is my schedule, it is easy to see why I… Continue reading »

As part of my work, I help develop nutrition content for our programs, most recently the Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes program.   Whenever I am developing sample menus for breakfast, I naturally include breakfast items that include the three components that are covered in the Start Smart lesson of this program:  whole grain, fruit,… Continue reading »

Rachel shares some great tips to making your baked goods a little healthier. Something we can all appreciate during the cookie, bread, and pound cake- filled holiday season! I love to cook and I love to play with recipes. I use a recipe exactly as written the first time I make it. After that I… 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 »

Are you ready for some football (food)?? It’s tailgating season again – I mean football season – so let the celebrations begin without losing sight of your weight loss efforts! Try these helpful tips whether you’re out at the stadium or hosting fans at your home. Eat a small nutritious snack before you arrive at… 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 »

Dear Crockpot, I love you. You make my life easier….And this recipe is no exception! By the way—I am a horrible, horrible cook, so if I can do this…ANYONE can do this. I adapted this recipe from another recipe that I found in Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This cookbook.  I modified the recipe and some… Continue reading »