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Say Bye to the Two B’s at Meals: Boring and Bland!

Written by Taylor Horne Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Without question there is a wide range of attitudes toward a healthy diet in our society. At times thinking of eating well can have negativity associated with it – those bland vegetables that are pressured upon us, or the lean meats and starches that can… Read more »

 

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… Read more »

 

This is How I Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

March is National Nutrition Month® and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the professional association of Registered Dietitians) has created the the theme «Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right» to celebrate. Since I am a Registered Dietitian, I wanted share with you how I enjoy the taste of eating right. Far too many times, I… Read more »

 

Eat More Seafood

As we discussed before, seafood is both delicious and nutritious. The Omega 3 fats that we all think of with seafood have some pretty amazing health benefits. Omega 3 fats help to prevent heart disease, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Sadly, we only consume about 60% of the recommended amount of seafood.   Here are… Read more »

 

Eat Smart, Eat Crustless Pumpkin Pie

We are only 1 week from Thanksgiving! Is anyone else as excited as I am? I love the holidays, spending time with family and enjoying the different foods that we only fix this time of year. My family is definitely in the “Traditional” meal category- we have the same things every year. Sure, we have… Read more »

 

7 Steps to Meal Planning on a Budget

Quick, what is the best way to save money in the grocery store and time in the kitchen? Meal planning, of course. Every week on FNP’s Facebook and Twitter, I give tips on how to meal plan and how to shop on a budget. But how helpful are these tips if you are totally new… Read more »

 

FNP at the Farmers Market

To give you a better idea of the many ways that FNP helps people Eat Smart and Move More, I wanted to talk about one of our newer projects, the Food Security Program. Meredith has been working very hard over the last year and a half to increase SNAP recipients’ access to local foods. Partnering… Read more »