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18 02, 2021

Listen More. Talk Less.

By |2021-02-19T09:32:13-05:00February 18th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Listen More. Talk Less.

I attended a virtual conference session this week, sponsored by General Mills Big G Cereals, but was not paid for this post. The thoughts and opinions voiced here are my own. It’s really quite simple: ⁣⁣Listen more. ⁣⁣Talk less. ⁣⁣Allow people to be heard.⁣⁣ This was the nugget [...]

28 04, 2020

Quick and Healthy Fruit Smoothies

By |2022-05-21T18:38:22-04:00April 28th, 2020|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Food Trends, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Quick and Healthy Fruit Smoothies

There are a lot of liquid drinks on the market promising nutrition. You're likely to get much more nutrition from a homemade smoothie than you will the expensive pre-packaged drinks. Some of them are seemingly waters laced with very little nutrition. Others are plant-based milk replacements touting themselves [...]

29 08, 2017

Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

By |2019-06-26T13:51:15-04:00August 29th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

With school back in session, it's lunch packing season. Now that you have a teenager, you know that the days of love notes and cutting sandwiches into fun shapes for your finicky child are over, but lunch still needs to be enticing enough to eat, and still provide the [...]

27 10, 2016

Easy Overnight French Toast

By |2019-06-26T13:53:33-04:00October 27th, 2016|Easy Cooking, Family meals, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Overnight French Toast

There is so much news out there about how you're supposed to eat right? It's mind boggling at times. You don't have to be a perfect eater to be a healthy eater. Simply strive to choose a variety of foods, eat your fruits and veggies, and take time to [...]

13 02, 2012

Heart Health

By |2022-11-08T14:56:43-05:00February 13th, 2012|Heart Disease|Comments Off on Heart Health

Heart Health - Milk and Blood Pressure You may not think about milk when you think about controlling your blood pressure, but clinical trials have shown that including 3 servings of nonfat or low fat dairy products daily, helps keep blood pressure within normal range. This provides about [...]