National Nutrition Month

 

Spaghetti or Squash?

Written by Catelyn Hill Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Spaghetti is a food that many people enjoy eating; however, have you ever wanted to enjoy the taste of spaghetti without the extra carbohydrates and calories? Spaghetti squash is a great alternative to choose, and contains fewer calories and carbohydrates compared to normal spaghetti. Spaghetti… Continue Reading Spaghetti or Squash?

 

Don’t Doubt Dark Chocolate

Written by Nicole Guyette Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Many people think chocolate is sinful, but what if this isn’t true? Chocolate actually has some great qualities. What? Sounds crazy, right? Except, it’s not. Chocolate, specifically dark chocolate, has a ton of health benefits found in its delicious taste. Don’t believe me? Well, you’re… Continue Reading Don’t Doubt Dark Chocolate

 

Delicious AND Healthy Chocolate Pudding… Is It Possible? Yes! It Is!

Written by Ashley Francis Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 If you are a picky-eater like me, trying new recipes and finding ways to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet is challenging. I mean it is really tough! My favorite staple-foods (sweet-treats, steak, and potatoes) offer little nutritional benefit. I also love high-fat meals… Continue Reading Delicious AND Healthy Chocolate Pudding… Is It Possible? Yes! It Is!

 

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Written by Erin Ford Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 It’s 8pm and so far you’ve stuck to your decision to live a healthier life. You woke up early and prepared a delicious breakfast, packed a colorful meal for lunch at work, and made stir-fry packed with so much zest and flavor you thought you… Continue Reading Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

 

Fun & Fast Falafels

Written by Tessa Englund Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Maybe you’ve heard of falafels on TV, seen them on a menu, or have been lucky enough to try them! Falafels are traditionally made using chickpeas as a base. Similar to a spicier, Mediterranean version of hush puppies, they are usually also fried with a… Continue Reading Fun & Fast Falafels

 

What Do You Eat After Exercising?

Written by Kelsey Conyers Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Do you know what to eat after exercising? Too often people assume that all the healthy foods taste bad, but there are a variety of delicious foods that are actually beneficial to consume after exercising. Do you know how important it is to eat well… Continue Reading What Do You Eat After Exercising?

 

Unwrapped: Chocolate

Written by Melody Bowen Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Dear Chocolate, Why must you wear this mask of disguise? Some think you are a sinful treat and want to hide you; others avoid you at all cost, but you’re not fooling me! It’s what’s in the inside that counts, and you, my friend, have… Continue Reading Unwrapped: Chocolate