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5 Foods a Dietitian Eats [Video]

If you think dietitians eat perfectly all the time, think again. Registered dietitian, Sandy Wolner, juggles a busy schedule, negotiates with picky eaters at home, and at the end of the day, just wants something chocolate.

People often ask her what they should be eating and what she eats at home. It was tough to narrow down her list of favorites, but in this episode of “In the Kitchen With Pampered Chef,” Sandy tells us about her favorite foods to cook with and eat. Her top five are all foods that are convenient, taste great, and keep her family well-fed during a busy week. Check out the video below to see why avocados, sweet potatoes, black beans, Greek yogurt, and Brussels sprouts are her personal favorites.

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Featured Recipes

Pressure Cooker Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Sandy loves this recipe because it’s such a unique way to serve Brussels sprouts. Serve it as an appetizer, side dish, or even on toasted bread as a main dish.

Super Green Smoothie

This smoothie is a great way to use up avocados just on the verge of turning too brown. The avocados also give your smoothies a rich and creamy texture.

Southwest Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This twist on a twice-baked potato is one of Sandy’s all-time favorite weeknight dinners, and it uses four of her five top ingredients.

Sandy’s Nutrition Tips

  • Rinsing canned black beans can reduce their sodium by 40%.
  • One cup of Brussels sprouts has more vitamin C than an orange.
  •  Avocados aren’t vegetables. They’re a fruit, but nutritionally should be thought of as a source of fat.
  • Sweet potatoes aren’t high in sugar and have fewer carbohydrates than white potatoes.
  • Use protein-rich Greek yogurt as a substitute for mayo or sour cream.

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