Raisin Your Nutrition

– A blog about the energy benefits of raisins –

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Soy Sauce Ginger Chicken

Raisins in Soy Sauce Chicken?  Soy sauce chicken is traditionally made with sugar rock candy, granulated sugar, or brown sugar, plus soy sauce, ginger and garlic. So I thought I’d give naturally sweet raisins aREAD MORE



Mini Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

If you’re a sandwich person, you’re going to love these. Actually, even if you’re not a sandwich person, I’ll bet you’re going to love these. They are the perfect mix between a buttery savory biscuitREAD MORE

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White Chocolate Bark with Roses and Raisins

Valentine’s Day is quickly becoming more and more extravagant every year. Although my husband is personally against this “Hallmark-generated holiday,” we do enjoy celebrating with the kids. Now that they older, gone are the daysREAD MORE

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Spicy Beef Sliders

One of the coziest aromas at the end of a long day is a ready-to-serve meal in a slow-cooker. Here’s a sure-fire recipe for a simple dinner, with just three ingredients to cook. Looks tooREAD MORE

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Chocolate Raisin Churros

I love to experiment and create new recipes. I especially love getting my kids involved in the cooking and food experimentation. Some creations fall totally flat while others are knocked-out-of-the-park-amazing. These chocolate raisin churros definitelyREAD MORE

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A Day of Pregnancy Eats

Hi there! Sarah here again, from Bucket List Tummy. As I head into my 27th week of pregnancy, I’m excited to share what a day of eating looks like! Obviously, the baby is continuing toREAD MORE

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Saffron Raisin Cookies

It’s that time of the year where everyone seems to find themselves baking sweet confectioneries in the kitchen. Whether for gifts or a midnight snack for Santa Claus, nothing beats homemade treats made with love.READ MORE

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Raisin Black Forest Cake

No matter what the occasion, I always enjoy baking a dessert to share with family and friends. It is now an expected treat. So if I perhaps miss baking something from scratch, you can beREAD MORE



Peppermint Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Since I was a kid, I can remember snacking on raisins. My mom always had the small individual boxes that she packed with us in our lunches for school. As an adolescent and now asREAD MORE

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Turkey Trot Corn Muffins

These cute gobblers will be the talk of the table as an edible centerpiece or place setting decoration!  Creating the corn muffin ‘turkeys’ can keep the kids (or guests!) busy on Thanksgiving Day. Or haveREAD MORE

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About The Author
Suzanne Nelson

Dr. Nelson recently joined the staff of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania as a nutrition and wellness advisor and sports nutritionist. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley. While in California, she was the team nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers and provided nutrition consultation to the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. In addition, Dr. Nelson has advised elite amateur athletes at the national, world, and Olympic level. She is a nationally known speaker in sports nutrition and is the author/editor of several books and numerous scientific journal articles. Dr. Nelson is the Nutrition and Health Advisor for Sun-Maid.

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