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Colleen Sideck, RDN, LDN

Colleen Sideck, RDN, LDN, is a clinical dietitian near Washington, D.C., and is pursuing a master's degree in public health communications and marketing. Read her blog, Colleen in the Kitchen, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

 

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Almonds Are Not Just for Snacking

Almonds Are Not Just for Snacking

Tomorrow, on National Almond Day, heart-healthy almonds are recognized for their versatility.
Mince More Veggies into Your Meals

Mince More Veggies into Your Meals

Would it be possible for this hand-powered device to mince items better than an electronic food processor or grinder? Now, after testing it with numerous raw and cooked veggies, I no longer doubt its abilities.
Rutabaga Fries Will Leave You Rooting for this Veggie

Rutabaga Fries Will Leave You Rooting for this Veggie

Often mistaken for turnips, rutabagas are a low-calorie vegetable, high in vitamin C, and provide fiber and potassium. Try this recipe for Oven-Roasted Rutabaga Fries!
Why You Should Reconsider Prunes

Why You Should Reconsider Prunes

You could say prunes are victims of their own success. While long revered in the certain older population for how they improve digestive health, many younger people avoid them. But the nutritional benefits of this fruit are good for every age group. Plus, if you've never had a prune before, prepare to be surprised at how sweet and delicious they are.
5 Tips for Making Healthy Choices in the College Dining Hall

5 Tips for Making Healthy Choices in the College Dining Hall

For new college students, an all-you-can-eat dining hall and new freedom can lead to poor choices and loss of healthy habits. Here are five tips for making better choices in the university dining hall.