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October 2013

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Stone Soup

Guest bloggers from around the world share with Food & Nutrition Magazine.

Recipe Writing Guidelines

How do professionals take a dish and turn it into a recipe that anyone can follow? It takes practice, trial and error and some testing.

Japanese Inspired “Hummus”

Just because Japan doesn’t offer up a lot of dipping opportunities beyond your standard sushi in the soy sauce doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a dip packed with Japanese flavors.


Food Addiction: What Does the Research Say?

Now more than ever, RDNs face difficult questions about how to address the issue of food addiction.

A Mandoline: The Kitchen Tool You Must Have

Creating vegetable-packed dishes is a breeze with this handy tool. The possibilities are endless ...

Quinoa Pilaf Stuffed Acorn Squash

Acorn squash is delicious enough on it own, but stuffed with quinoa pilaf, pumpkin seeds, toasted almonds, tart cherries, sauteed onions, baby spinach and fresh oregano, and you have taken it to a whole new level.


Malnutrition: Another Form of Hunger

A number of clinical studies have found strong links between chronic illnesses and malnutrition both in children and adults.

Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria: Are They in Our Meat Supply?

Humans' overuse of antibiotics for illness is typically the first thought that comes to consumers' minds, but what about the use of antibiotics in your meat?


Book Review: Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

Buffett takes the reader on a vivid walk through his farming experiences and his international travels, addressing issues of food insecurity and global hunger along the way.

Halloween Black Radish Cucumber Salad

This cucumber and black radish salad is paired with a sweetened vinaigrette and warm cumin in a thinly sliced side dish.

Using Vine to Grow Your Brand

Why should registered dietitians join Vine? It’s a golden opportunity to have fun creating videos with different content, such as how-tos, cooking demonstrations and health tips.


Healthy Halloween Snacks for the Classroom

These can be made by the children in a classroom setting with minimal mess or prep time. They are filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and calcium that are sure to keep the festivities going in a healthy and unrefined way.


Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Even if you’re not a fan of cooked Brussels sprouts (I know, some of us have scary memories from childhood dinners), try this delicious salad. The sprouts are pleasantly crunchy when raw, and lack the bitterness of boiled or cooked sprouts.

Training Your Brain to Like Healthy Food

The most common statement I hear is, “I know what I need to do; I’m just not doing it.” So what would it look like to “re-train” our brains to think differently?


Pumpkin Almond Bread

An altered recipe results in a moist, light bread that's perfect for the fall season.


Training Tips to Keep You Motivated

While finishing with a respectable time or “PR” — personal record — is never my ultimate objective, I do train for my best race possible. This time around, I have enjoyed the training more than ever and have discovered why it is working for me.

Fruit Leather: Apple Cinnamon, Strawberry and Pear

Send your little ones to school with a sweet treat that’s sure to keep them satisfied while also delivering some healthy nutrition.

October is National Vegetarian Month

When you plan your meals around plant foods, the sky’s the limit. Think of all the delicious fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds there are to choose from.

Butternut Apple Soup with Cauliflower 'Cream'

As the weather grows cooler, I look for ways to embrace the changing season. And when hot soups begin to sound incredibly comforting, I know we’ve reached the seasonal hand-off of the culinary baton.

A Cultural History of Beans

I interpret this all to mean that beans and any plant for that matter that helps to sustain life was so important it was to be remembered, and that they wrote songs and stories about it to teach the next generation.

Launching a Healthier Lifestyle for My Family

Recently, I came up with an eating plan for my family that I've termed Dietitian's Husband Unrefined. It's an idea that has been brewing in our house for a few years.

Fresh Apple Pie Smoothie

Inspired recently by these seasonal fruit smoothies, I decided to create my own fall-inspired smoothie with simple ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right this instant.


Help Prevent Breast Cancer With a Healthy Lifestyle

Breast cancer is more common in African American women, and we are most likely to die from the disease due to late stage detection and poorer stage specific survival.


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