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Fast Food Breakfasts (TV Segment)

I was kidnapped and taken to the drive-thru for breakfast! When Twin Cities Live television contacted me regarding a segment on fast food breakfasts, I knew I was going to be totally out of her element in the drive thru lane. Steve Patterson, co-host of TCL, takes me hostage in a segment they call “The Dude and the Dietitian” and puts me on ...

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Sugar Comparison in Breakfasts

Have you seen the documentary, Fed Up? It’s getting a lot of mainstream attention… and for a good reason! The film sheds light on how much sugar Americans are actually consuming, and the detrimental affects it is having on the population. Are you starting your day with a sugar rush? Do you realize how much sugar is hiding in ...

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For the love of EGGS

With a family history of high cholesterol and a total cholesterol number in the 220’s myself, one may be shocked to hear that eggs are my all time favorite source of protein. Many people even think I eat an abnormally high number of eggs, as I go through a few dozen each week! On a typical day, ...

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Break Your Fast (adults and kids!)

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s a common phrase we’ve all heard, and for good reason. The word “breakfast” literally breaks down into two words: “Break” and “Fast,” because breakfast is the meal that *breaks* your overnight *fast.* After sleeping for hours, it’s important to “jump start” your metabolism first thing in the ...

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Balanced Smoothie

Eggs are my “gold standard” for breakfast. That being said, I get asked several times on a daily basis for an alternative to eggs. (The reasons are endless: egg aversions, allergies, egg burnout, lack of time, etc.) My first suggestion, of course, is to try to make eggs work because eggs are such an eggcellent protein ...

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Egg Bake Recipe

As you may already know, I eat eggs for breakfast nearly every day. It does take time to make eggs in the morning—not a lot of time, but we all know how some mornings can be very rushed. Because of this, I like to always have a back-up. I try to make it a priority to ...

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Protein Pancakes

Tonight I had the desire to make pancakes (yes, pancakes for dinner!) — but don’t be fooled by the picture! These are not your traditional, carb-heavy pancakes. This is a recipe that I invented in my kitchen, and it’s one that will certainly be used again! My favorite thing about these pancakes is that the pancakes alone ...

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