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#Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Americans enjoy eating out. It’s convenient, and we like to have someone else do the cooking and cleanup. We spend a lot of money eating meals away from home or bringing in carry-out. It’s estimated that half of our food dollars are now spent in… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

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#Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Let’s redefine after-school snacks With school back in session, it’s time to plan for after-school snacks. For kids and many adults, snacking is necessary to meet our daily needs for vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Children eat 25 percent of their calories from snacks but still… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks

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#Essentia Health Tips | Cut calories and carbs with cauliflower rice

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Eating Paleo or Low Carb? Cut Calories and Carbs with Cauliflower Rice Cauliflower is showing up in new ways. Instead of just fresh florets or a steamed side dish, cauliflower is being riced and mashed. It can even become a pizza crust. These new presentations… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Cut calories and carbs with cauliflower rice

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#Essentia Health Tips | Try a new twist on zucchini with “Zoodles”

  By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. a new twist on zucchini with “Zoodles”   It is the A to Z time of summer: August brings an overabundance of zucchini.   Zucchini is exploding in our gardens and filling up stands at farmers’ markets. What do we do with this green… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Try a new twist on zucchini with “Zoodles”