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Healthy Eats & Nutritional Facts

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

April 20, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Amuse Restaurant at The VMFA. Chef Greg Haley was nice enough to send us a delicious recipe that you can make at home. This hearty dish is easy to make and has many health benefits. The chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are an excellent source of fiber […]

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Improve Your Mental Health Through Proper Nutrition

March 30, 2020

By: Kim Dillon, Registered Dietician If you’re looking for ways to help your body and brain stay healthy, consider including nutrition-packed foods in your daily diet.  A healthy brain starts with a healthy gut, so enjoy these tips to make every bite count. Healthy Carbohydrates Examples include foods like whole wheat bread and starchy vegetables […]

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Hemp Seed Pesto & Spinach Pasta

January 30, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market. Today we are going to learn how to make a hemp seed pesto. To complement this homemade sauce, we decided to add it to a fresh bed spinach pasta. Homemade spinach pasta recipe video 👉 Click Here. Health Facts: Hemp Seeds: They […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Wild Rice Stuffing

January 30, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Lemaire Restaurant. Today we are learning how to make roasted acorn squash with a wild rice stuffing. This super hearty dish is not only packed with many nutrients, minerals, and vitamins; it’s also vegetarian and vegan-friendly. Health facts: Acorn squash, which is part of the same […]

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Vegan Tuna Salad

January 30, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market. Today we are going to be making a Vegan Tuna Salad. This is a quick and easy version of a tuna salad, except we’re leaving out the tuna. Instead, we are using chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, as the main protein. […]

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Little House Winter Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

January 28, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Little House Green Grocery. The recipe is a winter salad with a Meyer lemon vinaigrette. Fresh root vegetables like beets, radish, and fennel are brought together with fresh tatsoi and cauliflower. Health Facts: Tatsoi is the new trending power green! It’s high in Vitamin C & […]

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BBQ Lentil Sliders

January 27, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market. Today we’ll be making BBQ lentil sliders. They’re vegan-friendly so everyone can enjoy them! Nutritional Facts: Lentils: To start, there are many types of lentils. Beluga, Puy, Green, Yellow, and Red to name a few. We used brown in the picture. These […]

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Sweet Potato Chaat

January 23, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Nama restaurant in Richmond, VA. Chaat = Deliciousness. It is an Indian cuisine staple and is prepared all throughout the country. This vegetarian dish is great as a snack or as a full meal. Health Benefits: This dish’s main ingredient, sweet potato, has many nutritional benefits. […]

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Chocolate Date & Cashew Mousse with Strawberries

January 14, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market. This simple dessert can be made with very little effort. It incorporates only natural sugars from the dates and strawberries making this a great healthy alternative to a traditional chocolate mousse. Health Facts: Dates: They contain high amounts of polyphenol antioxidants that […]

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New Nutrition Facts Label: 3 Things You Need to Know

January 6, 2020

By: Kim Dillon, Registered Dietician One of the most popular goals at the start of each new year is to eat healthier. This year, for the first time in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented new regulations for nutrition labels that may make it easier to accomplish this goal. The purpose […]

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Coconut Cashew Cream Parfait

January 3, 2020

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market. Today we’ll be making a vegan coconut cashew cream parfait with fresh fruit and granola. Health Facts: Cashews: High amounts of the antioxidants, lutein & zeaxanthin, are found in cashews. These antioxidants help to protect our eyes for degenerative damage as we […]

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Turmeric Cauliflower w/ Spiced Sunflower

December 15, 2019

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar. This cauliflower dish is best on any occasion, either as a starter or to compliment a meal! Learn how to make this dish at home and all if it’s nutritional benefits! Cauliflower Nutritional Facts: Cauliflower is super high in Vitamin C. […]

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Butternut Squash Soup

December 4, 2019

Today’s Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Tazza Kitchen, with 3 locations in the Richmond Metro area. This dish is enjoyable at any time of year but especially during the holidays when the winter season begins to kick in. Learn more about the health benefits of this dish and how to make it […]

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

November 27, 2019

Today’s Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Tazza Kitchen, with 3 locations in the Richmond Metro area. We are really excited about this dish! Not only is it delicious, but it offers a lot of nutritional value to your diet. Sweet potatoes are highly nutritious with 769% of the daily value of vitamin […]

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Blackened Mahi w/ Cabbage Slaw & Pineapple

November 27, 2019

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar. If you enjoy eating fish, this is dish you won’t want to miss! Make sure to share with us how it tastes if you decide to make it at home! Mahi Nutritional Benefits: This fish provides you with 19 grams of […]

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Tumeric Mojo Shrimp w/ Coconut Rice & Herb Salad

November 27, 2019

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar. If you’re looking for a well-balanced, tasty meal, definitely consider trying this one at home! Shrimp Nutritional Facts: It’s low-calorie and high-protein with more than 20 different vitamins and minerals. In 3 ounces, you’ll find 48% of your Selenium Reference Daily […]

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Brussel Sprouts with Apple-Lemongrass Gastrique

November 27, 2019

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar in Richmond, Virginia. We know not everyone is a fan of brussel sprouts, but Chef Miller does an excellent job of complementing these with a delightful apple-lemongrass gastrique. Try it at home and let us know what you think! Brussel Sprout […]

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Red Beet Hummus Recipe

November 27, 2019

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by The Daily Kitchen & Bar. If you enjoy eating a traditional hummus, you’ll love this tasty twist on this delicious dish. It’s easy to fix and has a lot of nutritional value you can add to your diet. Beet Nutritional Facts: They are a great source […]

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