Raisin Your Nutrition

– A blog about the energy benefits of raisins –

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How to pack a balanced lunch for your child for Back to School

Summer is coming to an end, and before we know it, it’ll be back to school season! The back to school sales will start, and if you have kids of your own, you’ll start thinkingREAD MORE

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Apricot Ginger Date Bites

I live my life on the go. Whether it’s needing to snack between clients, in the car on my way to or from work, or something quick and easy before a run, my lifestyle demandsREAD MORE

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Hi guys, Sarah here again! As a new mom myself (I have a 9 week old), I’ve quickly realized that leaving the house takes a little bit more planning and everything takes longer. Even whenREAD MORE

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Koofteh / Persian Meatballs Stuffed with Raisins

These days, it seems that the world is focusing on our differences, keeping the divide wide and unsurpassable. But I like to focus on our similarities, what ties us all together. And what better wayREAD MORE

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The Role Micronutrients Play in Running

As runners, we most often hear about the macronutrient groups, like carbohydrates, for performance. There’s a good reason for that—carbohydrates act as the most efficient fuel source and provide sustenance for endurance exercise. However, ifREAD MORE

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Stuffed Grape Leaves with Raisins

Some foods are universal and can be found in many cultures around the world. Stuffed vegetables are one of those wonderful foods. Persians, Arabs, Greeks, Italians, Eastern Europeans and many more stuff everything from peppers,READ MORE

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Allergy Friendly Snack Ideas For Kids

As a Registered Dietitian, I see my fair share of clients who have food allergies themselves, or have a child or family member with food allergies. I am also one of the many with foodREAD MORE

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Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Raisins, Spinach and Pine Nuts

In a blink of an eye, spring is upon us. For those of you buried in snow, you might have to wait a little longer before you start to see signs of warmer weather. ButREAD MORE

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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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