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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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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

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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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It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us again. Fall is always a fast-paced time in my house. We have October birthdays, Halloween, Thanksgiving and BAM—Christmas, Chanukah and New Years thrust upon us. Sometimes,READ MORE

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My kids have always enjoyed decorating cookies with me. It’s one of those cooking activities that don’t have a lot of rules, anything goes and let’s your creative juices flow. My daughter especially loves bakingREAD MORE

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Spooky Pretzel Ghosts Ingredients: 1 cup white chocolate chips 10 pretzel rods 30 raisins How to Make Them: Place the white chocolate in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30 to 45 seconds,READ MORE

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The kids are back in school. There’s a little nip in the air. Trees are showing off their golden hues. This all means one thing: Football season is here! Yes, homes across the country areREAD MORE

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Potato salads are an American staple for any barbecue, pot luck or picnic. But, please don’t buy those pre-made buckets of grocery store potato salad. They are full of preservatives, sugar, and all the wrongREAD MORE

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How often have you found yourself standing in the middle of the grocery aisle, trying to decipher the nutrition facts food label or navigate a long list of ingredients. The good news is that theREAD MORE

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For St. Patrick’s Day we think about Irish foods like corned beef and Colcannon. How about Irish soda bread? It’s one of the simplest breads to make and the origin is just as simple. HistoricallyREAD MORE

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About The Author
SUZANNE NELSON, ScD, RDN
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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