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Lauren Larson, MS, BS

Lauren Larson, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian living in Fort Collins, Colo. She is interested in clinical dietetics, nutrition counseling, nutrition education, meal planning and culinary nutrition. Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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A Dinner-Party Ready Serving Board

A Dinner-Party Ready Serving Board

With a family that loves to gather over cheese (and wine!) before a special meal, I knew the JK Adams serving board was going to be a lovely addition to my kitchen.
5 Creative Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

5 Creative Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

While much of the food waste in America occurs in large-scale food operations, we all can make an impact. Here are five ways to reduce your food waste at home.
A Knife Made for Rocking and Rolling

A Knife Made for Rocking and Rolling

With a name meaning "half-moon" in Italian, this is a knife made for rocking a rolling. When used in a large bowl, as originally intended, the mezzaluna's rounded blade chops herbs and vegetables into a very fine dice.
Matcha-Ginger Oatmeal Cups

Matcha-Ginger Oatmeal Cups

With an energy kick and anti-inflammatory benefits, these oatmeal cups are portable for an on-the-go breakfast or snack during a hike or bike ride.
Summer Grilling Season Has Arrived

Summer Grilling Season Has Arrived

Kick off the summer grilling season with this Apple Juice Marinated Flank Steak with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa. Serve it with a side salad, grilled corn, grilled sweet potato fries or grilled mixed veggies.
What a 30-Year-Old Yeast Culture Can Do

What a 30-Year-Old Yeast Culture Can Do

As we all asked our friend who brought the bread for the recipe, he clued us in on the secret ingredient: a yeast culture that has been going since 1983! I wondered, "How the heck do you keep a yeast culture alive for more than 30 years?"
Lobster and Tarragon Risotto: A Special Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

Lobster and Tarragon Risotto: A Special Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

Making a special dinner at home is a great way to spend some more meaningful time with your beloved this Valentine's Day. It makes for great memories, and to top it off, you will also save money and avoid the restaurant crowds!
Winter Running Essentials

Winter Running Essentials

I think of trail running in the snow like running on the beach — it’s peaceful, dynamic and challenging. The scenery is just a little bit different.