It’s Not Our Fault There’s So Much Salt

Well, even though it's 94 degrees outside, I am still throwing myself into Autumn whimsy. I even got myself a pumpkin-spice latte from Starbucks last week. If that doesn't make it Fall I just don't know what does. Am I right? Now that Fall routine is underway and...

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Turkey Chili

I feel kind of in limbo right now. Kids are back in school, but Fall isn't here yet, and it's still beastly hot outside. Fall is my favorite, if I haven't mentioned that before. So the sensible, responsible adult Elissa is starting to lose the fight with...

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Lemon Rosemary Chicken

And just like that, it's August. Where did July go? Where did June go? Every year seems to go by faster and faster. I look at my baby who I'm still in disbelief is 2 and I try to freeze the image of his little face in my mind before he grows up a second more. All this...

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Homemade Power Bars

This summer heat is awful. Right now my temperature gauge reads 102 outside, and says it "feels like" 110. That's not a typo. 110 degrees!! Anything we can do with the tot outside is pretty much first thing in the morning, or around 7-8pm in the evening before he...

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‘Mazing Meatloaf

What comes to your mind when you hear someone talk about meatloaf? For a long time the image of a frazzled looking cafeteria lady plopping a loaf of molded meat on my tray kept popping up in my weird mind. So I steered clear of it for the longest time, until I made...

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Eat Your Vegetables Soup

I know what you're thinking. "She's blogging about soup when it's 100000 degrees outside??" Yeahhh...I am. I love soup though, and while it is much more cozy in the Fall/Winter, I crave it all the same. Plus, when I made it yesterday and my 2 year old inhaled 2 whole...

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Screw It, We’re Eating Out!

Hello! I am sorry I haven't been able to post for a couple weeks now. Life gets hard sometimes. Very hard. During those times I feel even more extremely blessed to have such supportive and caring people in my life. I also am thankful I have writing as a creative...

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Holy Guacamole!

I have been SO excited about doing this post. This is probably my most favorite recipe to date. You see, guacamole has a special place in my heart. Not just any guacamole though. This guacamole. This treasured family recipe of ours has been made, and remade, countless...

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Food 4 Success, LLC

Food 4 Success, LLC

Welcome! I am a registered dietitian, mother of 1 with 1 on the way, wife, and messy cook who loves spreading credible nutrition knowledge and tasty, nutritious recipes. With our busy lifestyles now a days, I am ALL about simplicity without sacrificing taste or nutrition. My hope is to empower clients, individuals, and families with the nutritional knowledge that allow them to live life to the fullest, and enjoy their food too!

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