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Sensationally Safe Snacking

Written by Erin Passaro Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 You’re probably sitting at your computer, looking at the clock and debating if you should read this blog post. However, despite how much time you have, in the hustle and bustle of this hectic American lifestyle, eating happens. Judging from the 2/3 of Americans that… Read more »

 

Season of Squash

Written by Rachel O’Connor Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 In March, it’s still chilly, and hard to imagine any vegetable could be in season. On the contrary — many are! One of the best vegetables to purchase during the winter/early spring is squash. It is very low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium and… Read more »

 

Try to Ch-Ch-Chia!

Written by Hunter Meakin Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Do you want to add more proteins and minerals to your meals without changing the flavor? Would you like to reap multiple health benefits by adding one ingredient to your every day foods? If you answered yes to these questions, then you should consider adding… Read more »

 

Putting a Spin on a Classic Dish

Written by Shane Himes Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Growing up, spaghetti and meatballs were a staple meal in our home. We would eat this classic dish at least once a week. I say at least once a week because I love left over spaghetti! Next time you have leftovers try my personal favorite,… Read more »

 

Your «Apple a Day» Made Fun

Written by Kelli George Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 We have all heard that ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’, right? But who really feels like eating a plain apple EVERY SINGLE DAY? Apples are delicious, but I know that I am not the only one who gets tired of eating the… Read more »

 

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… Read more »

 

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… Read more »

 

Adding Cinnamon Can Give You Sweeter Health

Written by Blake Cash Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Cinnamon has long been a staple in people’s pantries and is common in many recipes, especially sweeter ones. Cinnamon may seem like a simple kitchen staple, but it could have hidden health benefits on top of being delicious. One benefit is the spice’s ability to… Read more »

 

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… Read more »

 

Flaxseed: A Heart-Healthy Booster

Written by Emily Boward Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 What is flaxseed anyways? Even the name may be new to you, but the tiny seed is gathering public attention due to its link to the prevention of heart disease. Where can you find it? You can pick up whole or ground flaxseed at your… Read more »