Summer is for Smoothies!

As summer plows ahead full steam and your little ones are invested in playing outside and soaking up all of the warm weather, it can be difficult to get them to slow down and take a water break – let alone a snack break! Incorporating smoothies into their summer adventures is an excellent way to… Read more »

Packing Healthy Snacks for a Day in the Sun

Around this time of year, many of us are heading outside for time in the sun. A day out can be exciting, but don’t forget to pack a few simple snacks to keep you hydrated and fueled! Stay Hydrated It is always important to stay hydrated, but having water on hand is especially important in… Read more »

Food Hacks: Tips for Replacing Dairy in Recipes

Dairy is a great source of many of the nutrients our bodies need to thrive. It includes calcium and phosphorus, as well as other key vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, D, and B12. Dairy is found in many different foods and can be a part of a healthy diet. But what if you… Read more »

Eating for a Happy Planet

June 28th was World Nature Conservation Day, so it is fitting to find ways to give back to the Earth after all it has shared with us. Here are a few tips to shift toward nature-friendly eating habits. Tip #1: Buy Local Shop for groceries at local stores, farmers markets, or farm stands. Buying foods… Read more »

Beat the Heat with Hydrating Foods

As we all know, summertime heat causes dehydration, which is never fun… or healthy. Drinking plenty of water is a great way to stay hydrated, but there are other easy ways as well, like eating your water through hydrating foods. Keep reading to learn some tips on hydrating food choices and for some healthy recipes… Read more »

Let’s Get Crackin’! All About Eggs

Sunny side up, scrambled, hard boiled… You may know that eggs are a delicious, protein-packed breakfast. But did you know that they’re also packed with a bunch of other health benefits? Keep reading to learn all about them and their egg-celent benefits.

The Buzz About Honey

It’s World Bee Day, so we’re buzzing about honey! Honey is such a unique food source that has a bunch of natural health benefits. Here’s what you should know about nature’s sweetener. 

Springtime is for Runners: How to begin a running routine

Running (or jogging) has many health benefits. First, it’s a prime example of cardio exercise, which keeps your heart and mind healthy. There’s evidence that it can help keep your bones strong as you age by increasing bone density. Running also allows you to get outside and explore your neighborhood or local trails. There are… Read more »

Five Fresh Spring Recipes

It’s getting to be that time of year when comforting chili and warm stew recipes are out and bright salads and colorful fruit dishes are in. Here are five delicious recipes to help you spring into the new season. 

Nutrition Tips for Allergy Season

Sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, general misery: allergy season is upon us. Seasonal allergies affect about 60 million people in the United States. It’s pretty likely that you fall into that group. Aside from medication, is there anything else you can do about your allergy symptoms? Yes! Let’s look at how diet can help reduce… Read more »