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Mo, the Morselist
Full Name: Maura Knowles Website: http://macnmos.com/
Info: “Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, Board Certified Health Coach (A.A.D.P.), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, member of the International Association of Health Coaches (I.A.H.C.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.​
Nutty Roasted Beet Salad

Nutty Roasted Beet Salad

Make friends with beets—the benefits are even better than you think! Start with their vibrant red color. If you’re planning a holiday salad, they pair perfectly with greens for a festively colorful dish. But beyond eye-catching, that brilliant hue me ...
Roasted Rainbow Cabbage

Roasted Rainbow Cabbage

Tis the season for red and green, but adding purple to the mix makes an especially festive dish when you’re cooking up cabbage. A cruciferous rainbow of color, these roasted strips are seasoned with sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds for subtle Asia ...
Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

They look like potatoes, they cook like potatoes, but turnips trump your usual spuds in more ways than one. Compare a single cup of cubes: potatoes pack in 13.5 grams of carbs. Turnips? Only 4.2. Counting calories? You get 58 with potatoes, while tur ...
Sautéed Cashew-Coconut Squash

Sautéed Cashew-Coconut Squash

The season of squash is upon us. Butternut, spaghetti, acorn, kabocha—they’re oddly shaped, brightly colored and bursting with nourishing nutrients. But if you don’t know how to cook these tempting end-of-year fruits, you’ll probably push your cart r ...