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 […]

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. […]

Summer Sun Safety Tips

Posted September 3rd, 2020

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to remind yourself of the importance of sun safety. Practicing sun safety throughout the year will give you the best chance of reducing your risk of skin cancer, which is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., with 1 in 5 people facing a skin cancer diagnosis […]

Pine Trees or COVID?

Posted September 2nd, 2020

Last weekend, I stayed in a tiny cabin at a campground near the beach. I knew I would be able to socially distance myself from others, while enjoying the outdoors and the late August weather. I knew the area well, and I took precautions, cleaned my living area, brought my own hand soap and utensils, […]

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 […]

Beating the Heat with Beets

Posted July 31st, 2020

Staying active and hydrated in hot weather can be challenging. Beets are one of those super foods that are packed full of nutrients. They are a good source fiber, folate, manganese and potassium. Beets and beet greens contain a powerhouse of bioactive antioxidants, specifically betaine, attributing to the deep purple color of beets and lutein, […]