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20 01, 2021

5 Easy Ways to Add More Fruit to Your Diet

By |2021-03-26T09:44:09-04:00January 20th, 2021|Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Add More Fruit to Your Diet

Looking to add more fruit to your day? Sure, you can grab a banana or an apple. However there are many more creative ways to add more fruit into your diet. Fresh, canned or dried, fruit provides important antioxidants and potassium to your diet. Mango salsa tops [...]

9 09, 2020

Why Aren’t You Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

By |2020-09-09T14:47:23-04:00September 9th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Why Aren’t You Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

You probably have heard that eating more fruits and vegetables is a healthy habit. You may have seen the MyPlate graphic, which depicts a picture of a plate that is 50% covered in fruits and veggies. So why don't you eat more of them? Better Health, Better Mood [...]

21 05, 2020

Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

By |2020-07-07T14:34:42-04:00May 21st, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnics are back. With our current need to stay physically distanced from one another, al fresco dining is a great option. Old fashioned picnics can be a fun way to bring a small group together in the fresh air, and still enjoy each other's company while distancing and [...]

11 12, 2018

Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00December 11th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

Food doesn't have to fancy to be good for you. You don't have to add chia seeds to everything. You don't have to use hard-to-find ingredients. You don't have to have fancy "nut butters" on hand, if all you have on the shelf is peanut butter - it's [...]

10 09, 2013

Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

By |2013-09-10T08:00:00-04:00September 10th, 2013|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

Fall tends to be a high-energy time of year. Be ready for it by making sure you get enough sleep and start each day with breakfast! Everything seems to swing into gear in September with the start of a new school year. freedigitalphotos.com While sleep is [...]