This Chicken Pot Pie is a wonderful addition to your freezer, so if you get home late, you can have dinner ready in about 30 minutes. Freezer to microwave, microwave to oven, oven to table. Since it is full of mixed vegetables, it can really be a one-pot meal on nights when you just don't have time to cook. Store bought pie crust and frozen vegetables This Chicken Pot Pie recipe uses a pie crust topping that you buy in the freezer case at the grocery store. Some crusts are slightly more healthy than others, for example, some are made with whole wheat but nearly all of them include palm oil, butter or lard. These fats are high in saturated fats, which is why they are solid at room … Read More
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I created this site for people who want healthy and delicious recipes from around the world with ingredients from around their kitchen. I also wanted to provide science-based nutrition information and guidance about making healthier choices whether eating at home or out at a restaurant, every day of the week. I believe food should be easy to prepare and enjoyed with family, friends and great conversation.
My overall mission is to share what I've learned over the years about food, recipes, and nutrition so you can relax and enjoy your meals while living a vibrant life.
It’s National Nutrition Month #NationalNutritionMonth#RDNday, and today, March 14, is National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day when we celebrate RDNs who are the food and nutrition experts. In recognition of the value provided by the members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I'd like to answer the question that is often posed to me and other RDNs. What's the difference between a Nutritionist, a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)? Let’s start with the difference between a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). It is important to understand that the title Registered Dietitian (RD) and Registered Dietitian … Read More