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Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 11.7.14

Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. 

On TFD this Week:

Mindful Monday: 10 Ways to Make Your Morning More Mindful

Slow Cooker Baked Apples 

What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday #7

Slow Cooker Chipotle Corn Chowder

Fave Recipes

Confit Pumpkin & Chestnut Soup via Be Miam 

Curry Tofu Autumn Rolls with Sweet Ginger Sauce via Connoissuerus Veg

Spiced Butternut Apple Smoothie via Food Fitness Fresh Air

Single Serve Baked Pears via C It Nutritionally 

Sweet Potato & Cream Cheese Ice Cream via Running to the Kitchen

Mindfulness & Inspiration

Can’t Turn off Your Biz Self? 2 Quick Steps to Flip the Switch via Marie Forleo (how to shut down work mode is something I’m currently working on)

The Next Time You’re Feeling Exhausted, Stop & Ask Yourself this One Question via Elephant Journal (so many of us complain of exhaustion but is there…

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Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 10.24.14

Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration.


On TFD This Week

Vegan Loaded Sweet Potato

What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday #6

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Cardamom

Mindful Monday: The Reason You Should Put Down Your Phone


Vegan Fettuccine Kalefredo via Oh My Veggies

Simple Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes via Pinch of Yum

Slow Cooker Vegetable Red Curry via Delish Knowledge

Sweet Potato Pie Dessert Hummus via Love & Zest

10 Slow Cooker Chili Recipes via Holley Grainger


Ayurveda Life: Using Love and Focus to Change Our Loves via Prana 

5 Simple Daily Steps to Nourish Your Soul via An Avocado A Day

15 Self-Care Lessons via Mindful Meals

How Doing Dishes Can Help You Lose Weight by Caroline Kaufman Nutrition via Huffington Post 

The Best Free Yoga Videos For Newbies via Greatist


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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Cardamom

A spiced vegan butternut squash soup with cardamom, made extra creamy with coconut milk. Perfect soup for the fall and the holidays!

In the spirit of halloween next week, the Recipe Redux is gettin a little spooky this month. We’re creeping and crawling all the way to the back of our dusty dark spice cabinets and pulling out that spooky spice that we’re afraid to use. The Recipe Redux is challenging us to conquer our spooky spice fear and show that spice who’s boss!

Soooo I’m gonna be totally real with you for a minute here about how I got to my spice and recipe inspiration. This is slightly embarrassing. But also pretty hilarious.

Last week, I walked on over to my spice rack and gave it a little spin to see which spice spooked me out the most. I came up with marjoram and coriander. I was like I don’t…

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Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Apple Dip

A creamy apple dip fit for fall made with just three ingredients: Greek yogurt, peanut butter, and salted caramel. 

Happy first day of Fall! I’m always a little hesitant as we wind down the last few days of summer to really start embracing fall produce. I think I like to hang onto summer produce (and visions of beaches, pool parties, summer vacations) up until the very last second. But this year I came around a little early to apples.

I like to think of apples as the gateway fall produce – you start with apples, then before you know it, you’re onto pumpkin, and then some serious butternut squash, and by then you’re hooked onto fall (aside: I blame my newfound obsession with Breaking Bad for my drug analogy there). 🙂

I’m obsessed with apples and nut butters. Peanut, almond, cashew. Love ’em all on apples. It’s the perfect afternoon snack – fiber, protein…

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Ultimate Super Bowl Snack Trio: Pistachios + Salt & Vinegar Kale Chips + Sriracha Popcorn

Disclosure: By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

Super Bowl Sunday is here! Go Bills! Oh, wait. Hey, a girl can dream…

This month, the folks over at the Pistachio Health Institute challenged us Recipe Reduxers to come up with unique food and drink pairings for in-shell pistachios. I love in-shell pistachios because they’re salty and crunchy to satisfy any snack craving. Plus, a one-ounce serving equals (drum roll, please) approximately 49 nuts, which is more nuts per serving than any other snack nut, and a reduced serving of about 30 pistachios is just about 100 calories. In-shell pistachios are also surprisingly versatile and can be paired with sweet or savory, indulgent or heart-healthy.

My food pairing was inspired by the big game day.

The Ultimate…

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Beet Tzatziki with Beet Green Chips

Nutrition packed and vibrant in color, this creamy, delicious beet tzatziki is one not to miss. Bonus points for using the whole beet plant to make beet green chips to go with!Two weeks ago I was in Santorini, Greece, soaking up sunshine, eating all the seafood, tomatoes, feta and tzatziki I could get my hands on. Today, I am sitting in a Starbucks drinking an overpriced latte staring at nothing but grey clouds. TAKE ME BACK, PLEASE.In all seriousness though, I’m so grateful for the experience to have visited Greece and to have traveled across the globe with my husband (this was our first international trip together…outside of Mexico and Canada). Greece was beautiful – from the breathtaking sunsets in Santorini to the seaside dinners to the pristine white calderas. And I couldn’t get over the hospitality there. It became the norm that every time we would finish dinner and decline dessert and…

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Spicy Creamy Sweet Potato Hummus Soup

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

Sweet potato hummus soup with a kick! Don’t be weirded out by the hummus – it makes this soup rich and creamy without the addition of dairy! Vegan and gluten-free friendly. Alright, football season is officially upon us. And while I usually don’t give two spoons about football, somehow this fall I’ve found myself watching the Bills more than ever before. I’m not sure if it’s the promise of a new coach and quarterback or if it’s fate that every time I’m traveling the Bills are on TV, but the struggle to not to pay attention to football is real. It’s all around me and there’s no turning back now.

Which is good news because that means I…

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