What Nutritionists Bring to Potlucks
Among the sloppy joes and taco salads, you'll spot these colorful (and healthy) dishes.
A Way to Ensure You'll Be Full
If the host asks you to bring a salad, consider following Torey Armul's advice and augmenting your contribution with protein. It's a good course to take when you want to make sure there is a healthy entrée, regardless of what else is being served, says the registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A few of her favorite variations: leafy-green salad with beans, lentils or nuts; or, potato salad with hard-boiled eggs and Greek yogurt (you can also stir in radishes, carrots and other vegetables for color, crunch and added nutrition.)