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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 [...]

18 12, 2020

Tis the Season to Enjoy Cookies

By |2020-12-18T15:45:47-05:00December 18th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Recipe, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Tis the Season to Enjoy Cookies

Wait. A dietitian is telling me to eat cookies? Yep. Does your family have a special cookie you enjoy every year? The holidays are a time to enjoy special foods with family and friends. This year, you won't be seeing as many friends and family members, so you definitely [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 03, 2017

Bold and Beefy

By |2019-08-27T15:29:32-04:00March 16th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts|Comments Off on Bold and Beefy

I will be blogging this month about how you can incorporate beef into your healthy diet. These posts are sponsored by the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, but are expressions of my own. While the DASH Diet is heavy on plants (fruits, vegetables, beans, [...]

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 [...]