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Healthy Pork Loin Carnitas – Three tasty ways to enjoy pork carnitas

As a Mexican myself, I always wanted to prepare pork carnitas, but the registered dietitian in me has been hesitant to do so since traditional carnitas recipes tend to be fried or are prepared with fattier cuts. So, instead, I decided to make my version of healthy pork carnitas using a slow cooker. You won’t […]

How to make the perfect lunchbox in 5 steps

It’s back to school season! That means your kids go back to a routine which includes packing school lunch.  In August we celebrate #kidseatrightmonth which focuses on healthy eating for children and the entire family.  Most of us think that homemade lunches are inherently healthier and superior quality than school lunches.  However, a study published in […]