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Join Mara and Josh, two totally young and hip kiddos, as they explore what's hot (and sometimes what's not) in young adult and teen literature! New episodes posted on the first of each month. Contact us at hfkpodcast@gmail.com or @hfkpodcast on Twitter. Theme music composed by Ben Ash. Visit him at www.benash.com. Mixing and drums by Chaz Bommarito, guitar by Jakael Tristram.
 
If you’re looking for a healthy new way to feed your family without the hassle or hype, you’ve come to the right place. Your host, registered dietitian, Liz Weiss, serves up wholesome and flavorful recipes with a tasty side of science, good nutrition, and fun. Liz is a mom of two grown boys, a cookbook author, a family nutrition expert, and a healthy food blogger, and on each episode, she teams up with a fellow dietitian, chef, or cookbook author to bring fresh ideas and practical mealtime a ...
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS: I MISS YOU ALL SO MUCH <3 INTRODUCTION: Hello everyone, Mina here, and welcome to my Podcast! Here I rant about animal point of view teen novels, including Warrior Cats, Wings of Fire, Bravelands, Survivors, and Seekers. I chat with fellow readers and ramble about single books, as well as the series as a whole. I upload basically never :') I hope you enjoy, and thank you, Warriors!
 
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Mara and Josh take another trip down memory lane, recounting their top ten childhood creeps and chills that were more fun than traumatizing. Come join the fun, and let us know what gave you shivers as a kid!Also discussed: Looney Tunes, Lloyd Alexander, WandaVision, Morticia Addams, prohibition, and the Hayes Code.Next month we will be discussing o…
 
Leftover meals get a glamorous makeover in today’s show. With super practical planning tips and creativity, my guest has the scoop on elevating your leftover game from boring to spectacular. Join us to learn more about a new way to meal-prep fantastic meals with her new cookbook, Cook Once Dinner Fix. Cassie Joy Garcia is a busy mom, meal planner, …
 
Many parents fight a losing battle to get more fruits and vegetables into their kids’ diets, but there are simple ways to give kids more empowerment and control. Teaching them to enjoy cooking and eat more sustainably gives them more flexibility and a chance to explore. Join us as we dive into practical ways to get your kids involved in preparing a…
 
September is National Fruit and Veggies Month, and if that wasn't enough, the UN General Assembly designated 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. There’s no excuse not to elevate your fruit and veggie game! Who's with me? On today’s show, we’re talking about fresh new ways to add more fresh, frozen, canned, and dried fruits and …
 
On today’s show, I'm joined by olive oil expert extraordinaire, David Garcia-Aguirre from Corto Olive Company with a primer on extra virgin olive oil, which he says is "the ingredient that farm-to-table forgot." Discover how olives are grown, harvested and pressed, how to choose the freshest EVOO at the market, how to cook with it, and get recipes …
 
The end is here! Mara and Josh have finally reached the conclusion to Brandon Mull's epic Fablehaven series. Did he stick the landing? Tune in to find out!Also discussed: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Brendan Fraser, overpowered D&D characters, Tyra Banks, fetch quests, and Fountains of Wayne.Next month we will be discussing our top ten childhoo…
 
On today’s show, we’ll be talking about how to raise a healthy eater, one nourishing bite and sip at a time. This episode is sponsored by Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®, a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados. A science-based resource, it provides recipes and articles to help make it easy for consumer…
 
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets on the planet. It’s rich in fruits and vegetables, olive oil, seafood, nuts, and beans, and it makes good nutrition a pleasure to eat. But what about bread and pasta? Are they AOK to eat as well? Join me on today’s show with guest, Michelle Dudash, RDN as we tackle questions about carbs, kids, a…
 
On today’s show, I'm joined by Sadé Meeks, MS, RD to discuss the evolution of African American cuisine in the U.S.; the foods that define this creative cuisine; the vegetables and staple crops that have been an integral part of the African American table (hint: okra, sweet potatoes, kale, and corn.); how nutrition professionals can honor the tradit…
 
Mara and Josh are excited to dive into the world of Rea and the Blood of the Nectar, a new release from first-time author Payal Doshi. Copies were provided for the purposes of this review.Also discussed: the Welsh language, Wildwood, golf, California's Great America, Michael Gambon, and Izzyzzz.Next month we will not be premiering a new episode. In…
 
For today’s 100th episode of Liz’s Healthy Table, I chose a topic that’s near and dear to my heart: Healthy Aging: From Your Head to Your Toes. The Fountain of Youth does not exist, but as you’ll learn on this week’s show, by placing certain foods at the center of our tables and living an active and vibrant life, we can help to set ourselves up for…
 
In today’s show, we’re exploring the blue zones, rare longevity hotspots worldwide where people are thriving into their 100s. Where are these hot spots, and who are these people who have discovered the secrets to living longer, better lives? Nick Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and NYT bes…
 
On this week’s show, we’re talking about raising resilient kids and nurturing families during the pandemic and beyond. We can accomplish this with help from good nutrition, healthy eating habits, regular mealtime routines, and help from today’s guest. Ekua Walker is a pediatric child development nurse and CEO (chief encouragement officer) who lives…
 
Mara and Josh dive into DC Comics with Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo's Teen Titans: Raven. How does their first experience with DC's young adult graphic novel line fare? Guess you'll have to listen and find out.Also discussed: Dane Cook, Bronies, nougat, the Pfizer vaccine, and drunk Superman.Next month we will be reading Rea and the Blood of the …
 
On this week’s show, we are adding flexibility and joy to the meals you feed yourself and your family. Join us to learn how to balance your plate with foods that still allow fun and freedom instead of leaving you burdened and oppressed by dietary restrictions. Dawn Jackson (DJ) Blatner is a fellow registered dietitian and author of The Flexitarian …
 
We’ve been living with the pandemic for over a year. How in the world have we survived? There has been much confusion about doing simple things like going to the grocery store and eating out. My guest, Dr. Ben Chapman, is here with the latest on food safety and COVID. He’s answering our most pressing questions about the virus and teaching us the ba…
 
Mara and Josh travel back in time to 1943 and explore big ideas like prejudice, trauma, and truth in Lauren Wolk's Wolf Hollow. Be warned: some of our discussion ventures into territory that may be upsetting for some listeners.Also discussed: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Great Wolf Lodge, "Funky Cold Medina", You're Next, and the dearth of pi…
 
COVID may be restricting our travel, but you can join me today on a food adventure to Cuba, a beautiful and exciting place that I’ve always wanted to visit. We are talking about all things Cuban cooking, so join us to learn more! Lourdes Castro is a fellow dietitian and cookbook author, and the co-author of a brand new cookbook, Cuba Cooks. She sha…
 
What is the secret to eating well, feeling great, and staying vibrant through midlife and beyond? Don’t we all want to know? Join us for kitchen inspiration to boost your wellness! Amanda Haas is a bestselling cookbook author, instructor, and mom to two teenage sons. She’s the voice behind the website and blog, Amanda Haas Cooks. She’s a past test …
 
Hope y'all are prepped on the first three books, because we're diving right into the fourth Fablehaven novel! Let's see what Brandon Mull treats us with this time.Also discussed: Stanley Tucci, The Happening, lactose-free milk, Butters from South Park, flat-earthers, and Dobby.Next month we will be reading Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk.Contact us at h…
 
If you’re like me, a recent empty-nester, or perhaps newly married or cooking for just yourself and a partner, you may be frustrated with the task of cooking for two. If you’ve been accustomed to cooking for several people, you might be horrified at the food waste when it’s just the two of you. Today’s guest has all the bases covered with helpful t…
 
Today we are taking a journey to the sunny state of California. My friend and fellow dietitian, Sharon Palmer, aka The Plant-Powered Dietitian, will share news about her brand new cookbook, California Vegan. Sharon Palmer is one of the country’s top experts on plant-based nutrition and sustainability. California’s plant-based vibe stems from the co…
 
We needed a bit of a palette cleanser this month, so we dove into Molly Knox Ostertag's graphic novel The Witch Boy. Join us as we get to know Aster, Charlie, and the dark forces at play in this quick allegorical read.Also discussed: Toadies, aprons, Addams Family Values, Bluebeard, serial Westerns, and horny nuns.Next month we will be reading Fabl…
 
Surprise! It's another bonus episode, this time about the new novel Prepped by Bethany Mangle. Join Mara and Josh as they explore the ins and outs of love in a doomsday community.Also discussed: Gone Girl, Alan Moore, Scientology, sleepovers, Danimals, Heelys, and "Teenage Dirtbag" by Wheatus.Contact us at hfkpodcast@gmail.com or @hfkpodcast on Twi…
 
A fews weeks ago, I sent a survey to my readers and listeners asking all sorts of questions including: What's your biggest food or nutrition challenge, question, or concern? The comments came flooding in, and on today's podcast, I answer and address them. With help from my Boston University intern, Jordan Ball, this episode covers everything from m…
 
Today’s show is all about one of my favorite comfort foods: potatoes. They are versatile, affordable, nutritious, and delicious. In fact, my new passion this winter is Hasselback Potatoes. Join us! Joining me for “all things spuds” is fellow culinary dietitian Amy Myrdal Miller, a farmer’s daughter, public speaker, author, and president of Farmer’s…
 
Mara and Josh finish off Jenny Han's trilogy with Always and Forever, Lara Jean, just in time for the new movie on Netflix! Will Lara Jean and Peter stay together? Will Dr. Covey find true love? Will John Ambrose McClaren's name get even longer? Find out here!Also discussed: Jenny Nicholson, grunge music, 10,000 Maniacs, IMDB trivia, barbershop qua…
 
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