In our previous post about the 6 Basic Nutrients, we gave a short description of the macronutrient carbohydrates. Today, we’ll go into more detail about carbs, their functions in the body, sources of carbohydrates, and some information about different diets that focus on carb intake.
August is here and it’s back to school season. Making changes to your lifestyle requires changing up your current routine with new healthy habits. What better time to make some healthy changes than when you’re already establishing a new routine? This school year, commit to eating smarter and moving more as a family.
Do you have trouble finding healthy snacks that your kids will enjoy? Snack mixes include tasty flavors to fuel your family activities. Make your own snack mix with whole grains, healthy proteins, and fruit.
What we choose to eat is influenced by many factors, such as taste preferences, culture, season, and weather. Summer makes me think of barbecues, picnics, eating from the garden, and cold treats to cool off. Eat smart this summer with these ideas for warm weather recipes.
Do you come home feeling too tired and busy to cook a fancy meal? Casseroles are a simple way to create a last minute meal with foods you have on hand. You only need 5 – 6 ingredients, 10 minutes of prep time, and dinner is ready before the kids are done with their homework!
June is National Dairy Month. Dairy, which can come from several different animals, takes many different shapes, flavors, and textures, all while being an important source of essential nutrients. Quick, think about the foods you have in your house right now. How many different forms of dairy are there? I’m willing to bet you have… Read more »
Are you looking for snacks that are healthy and taste great? Salsa is a great way to add fruits and vegetables to your snacks. You can use different items from your #BetterPantry to build your own salsa that your family enjoys!
Stuck in a dinner rut? Use your muffin tin to remix your family favorites! Dinner cups make meals kid friendly, perfectly portioned, and easy to take on the go. The best part? No recipe needed!
In our previous post about the 6 Basic Nutrients, we gave a short description of the macronutrient protein. Today, we’ll go into more detail about protein, its functions in the body, sources of protein, and some information about different diets that focus on protein intake.
Did you know that FNP has a Pinterest page? We have a lot of useful resources on our boards to help you eat smart and move more for better health. And like any good Pinterest page, we have recipes! I personally love using Pinterest to find new recipe ideas and have created a meal planning… Read more »