Candy, Candy Everywhere via Family Times

Starting now, it’s candy season. But while a lot of candy is consumed on and around the time of Halloween, actually, Halloween day only accounts for about 4 percent of candy consumption in the United States.

As a mom and a registered dietitian, I truly don’t have a problem with the occasional candy bar, soda or sweet. From my perspective the primary issue is the overabundance, accessibility and availability of candy and sweets.

If you are a parent, you can relate: At the doctor’s office, there is the lollipop for after shots; at the bank there is a lollipop just because; at the gas station, drug store and grocery store, there is candy right at eye level to grab your attention. There is now candy for every holiday, at the office there are candy dishes, at the dry cleaner there are mint or candy dishes, and then there is candy for the winter holidays, Valentine’s Day, and the list goes on.

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Eating Healthy on a Budget via Bustle

Eating healthy on a budget can happen! Check out some of Molly's tip in this article from

"Eating meatless meals can save money on the grocery bill, plus they can help your health too," says Molly Morgan, RD, CDN, CSSD over email. "Try egg-based dishes, grain-and-veggie-based dishes, vegetable stir fry, etc." If you need more ideas, you can check out for recipe ideas.

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Best Cooking Gadgets for Weight Loss via

"I use both a large 11-cup food processor and a smaller 7-cup food processor. I especially like the food processor for making creamy and smooth hummus, for quickly whipping together energy bites with grains and dates, and for instantly grating vegetables that I'll add to soups, sauces, and more.I also have a 1-cup food processor that is perfect for small, quick jobs like chopping nuts for a recipe or a yogurt topping!"

—Molly Morgan, R.D., C.D.N., C.S.S.D., owner of Creative Nutrition Solutions

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Rodale Organic Life: 10 Foods that Help You Poop

No one likes traffic jams—especially when it comes to your colon. When things are backed up, everything from your mood to your energy levels can suffer. Before you pick up a “quick fix” fiber supplement, focus on food first, says Molly Morgan, RD CDN CSSD, author of Drink Your Way to Gut Health.

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Just in time for the Holidays: A Farwell to Angst

Check out Molly's tips in the November issue of Family Circle! 

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Healthier Dessert - Mango Cheesecake Freeze

Healthier Dessert - Mango Cheesecake Freeze

Developed by our Health Nut and Registered Dietitian, Molly Morgan, this mango cheesecake freeze is a healthy way to enjoy a sweet treat! It’s refreshing, delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. The perfect treat for summer.

The base of the recipe is simply frozen mangoes and almond milk. Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C, and retain high levels of these nutrients even when frozen. Combined with almond milk, the mango mixture is creamy and delicious, with a naturally sweet and vibrant tropical flavor.

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