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About Layne Lieberman, RD

Layne Lieberman, RD ✿ Food & Nutrition Expert ✿ Author of Beyond The Mediterranean Diet ✿ Subscribe to my Blog: www.WorldRD.com ✿ Twitter @LayneWorldRD
Latest Posts | By Layne Lieberman, RD
New Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025
8 months ago

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

(Washington, D.C., December 29, 2020) – Nutrition in America took a major step forward today with the publication of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Jointly published by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) every five years, the guidelines provide science-based recommendations designed to foster healthy dietary patterns for Americans of all ages – from birth through older adults.
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Butternut Squash Dumpling Soup
11 months ago

Butternut Squash Dumpling Soup

Butternut squash as the base for soup recipes creates a sweet and nutty flavor, a creamy consistency and a bowlful of nutrients!
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Whole Roasted Cauliflower
11 months ago

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a cruciferous anti-cancer vegetable. One whole head has only 146 calories and is packed with fiber and nutrients including 12 grams fiber, 472 percent daily value for vitamin C, 55 percent daily value for vitamin B-6, 22 percent daily value for magnesium, 12 percent daily value for calcium and 13 percent daily value for iron. Cauliflower is delicious roasted and when cooked whole, makes a beautiful holiday centerpiece. For those with jaw pain and trouble chewing, who need to be on a soft diet, this three ingredient simple recipe is ideal. Steaming and then roasting allows for a soft texture without sacrificing the sweet and nutty flavor of roasted cauliflower.
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Ramen Veggie Soup
11 months ago

Ramen Veggie Soup

This deliciously warming soup can be made in a variety of ways depending on the season and availability of vegetables. Add frozen vegetables like peas or corn for added color, texture and nutrition. Try different proteins like diced tofu, peas, shrimp, edamame beans or cooked chicken. For a gluten-free variation, choose brown rice or buckwheat noodles.
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A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango
12 months ago

A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango

A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango

Did you know that fresh ricotta cheese is the main ingredient in southern Italian sweet delicacies like Italian cheesecake and cannolis? It’s much healthier than the artery clogging processed cream cheese that is typically used in American desserts. Fresh ricotta cheese (mixed with sugar and lemon zest) is also a treat served straight up with fresh fruit. Besides being delicious, this recipe is full of nutrients including calcium, vitamin C and protein! 

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