Alternatives for Outdoor Foods

Posted October 16th, 2020

Autumn has arrived, but that doesn’t mean outdoor dining has to end! You might be wondering what foods you could prepare that are healthy and tasty besides the typical grilled burgers and dogs or salads. One fan favorite is Tabbouleh Salad Wraps: Ingredients ½ cup bulgur wheat (if you have vacuum packed quinoa, you can […]

Zucchini everywhere

Posted October 9th, 2020

Zucchini is rich in the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as magnesium and vitamin K, making them important for bone health. Zucchini can be consumed raw or cooked. Raw zucchini is wonderful for dipping with hummus, salsa or fat free dips. Grilled and roasted zucchini is a wonderful side dish when well-seasoned with garlic, […]

Kid Friendly Meals

Posted October 2nd, 2020

A good recipe to introduce some ethnic meals into your family is bibimpap. If you are not familiar with bibimpap, pronounced “ bee bum bap,” it is warmed rice served with sautéed vegetables, Korean spicy chili paste (can leave out) and protein of your choice. Each culture has their own version of one-pot meals such […]

How to Strengthen Your Immune System: Part 2

Posted September 18th, 2020

Yesterday, we learned how certain foods and changes to our diet can help boost our immune system, which is especially important during this pandemic. While the immune system generally does a great job of protecting the body from germs through its own processes and systems in place, we can work towards strengthening overall health, and […]

How to Strengthen Your Immune System: Part 1

Posted September 17th, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic and with flu season on its way, many are asking – how can I support and strengthen my immune system? While the immune system generally does a great job of protecting the body from germs through its own processes and systems in place, we can work towards strengthening overall […]

Vegetarian Recipes

Posted September 4th, 2020

Looking for ways to add more greens to your diet? Here are a few recipes to help you do just that. Garlicky Spinach Ingredients: 2 packages frozen spinach 4-6 cloves crushed garlic 2 Tbsp olive or avocado oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Microwave frozen spinach 5-7 minutes. Squeeze out liquid. Meanwhile, heat oil. […]

Cauliflower Rice

Posted August 28th, 2020

Cauliflower rice can be used in a variety of ways. It can be used as a substitute for fried rice, stir fry dishes, pizza crust, or added to a grain salad. Cauliflower rice can be found fresh in the produce section or in the frozen food section of many stores. You can also do it […]

Breakfast Ideas

Posted August 21st, 2020

Are your breakfast ideas feeling stale? (No pun intended!) Here are some fresh breakfast ideas. These will give you some healthy options to brighten your breakfast at home. Overnight Oats 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup vanilla or plain yogurt 1/3 cup milk (any type of milk or milk substitute works) Stir all the ingredients […]

Berry Recipes

Posted August 14th, 2020

Summer is berry time! Here are some great recipes to enjoy berries all summer long. Lemon Cream with Blueberries Ingredients: 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 8 pitted dates, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 (12-ounce) package silken tofu, drained 2 cups fresh blueberries Instructions: […]

A recipe for hydration!

Posted August 7th, 2020

Staying hydrated on hot days can be a challenge. Many fruits and vegetables contain potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium which helps us stay hydrated and support our exercise goals without adding extra calories. This watermelon feta salad is packed with flavor and everything you need to beat the heat… Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad Greens […]