Spicy Curried Split Peas

Spicy Curried Split Peas

Per the USDA Nutrient Database, a 3.5 oz serving of yellow split peas contain 25 grams of protein, 26 grams of dietary fiber, 61% of our DV of Thaimine (B1), 34% DV of Pantothenic Acid (B5), and 69% DV of Folate (B9). Along with a decent offering of Iron (31%) these peas could quite possibly be viewed as the vitamin B’s knees!

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Winter Oats

Winter Oats

Winter bellies beckon for warm spice fuels to satiate during the coldest of months. Try our seasonal inspired overnight oats to begin your day!!!

January is National Oatmeal Month, so we at ecoRDN are sharing our favorite overnight oat recipes fit for the frosty & famished! Start your New Year off right with these easy dairy-free recipes that are sure to satisfy.

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The Easiest Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce… EVER!!!

The Easiest Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce… EVER!!!

Canned cranberry sauce is loaded with additional sweeteners, whether sugar or high fructose corn syrup. A 14 oz can of Ocean Spray cranberry sauce contains a whopping 24 g of sugar per serving!  To put this in perspective, a 12 oz can of Mt Dew contains 31 g sugar per serving! That is some truly ugly math!

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Oil-Free Arugula Pesto

Oil-Free Arugula Pesto

Arugula is another plant of the Brassica family (Brassica eruca) also known as cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables are naturally high in antioxidants and fiber. Native to the Mediterranean region, arugula is a natural source of vitamins A & K, Potassium and Calcium. Arugula is also high in nitrates, containing 18% more nitrates than kale. Nitrates are a natural means to combat hypertension and protect individuals at risk of heart attack. So, pretty important stuff!

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