Fit Factor: Step up your Grilling Game this Summer

May 2, 2017

With summer just around the corner, we鈥檒l soon be able to pull out those grills for our favorite outdoor meals. Whether you鈥檝e got a taste for meat, fish, seafood, tofu or vegetables, grilling is one of the healthier cooking methods. Cooking food on a grill allows excess fat to drip away from the food, without […]

Fit Factor: Kick the Can

April 3, 2017

Not a big soup fan? Don鈥檛 write it off just yet! Many of us are familiar with only canned soup, which can often be less than appetizing. Most store bought canned soups are also high in sodium and devoid of nutrients. Try making homemade soup for a change. It is one of the most healthy […]

A Family Valentine’s Day

February 5, 2015

[glossary_exclude]This Valentine鈥檚 Day, why not make it a family affair?聽 Get the whole family involved in planning and preparing that special meal.聽 Then continue the fun with a family dance off, playing active video games, or taking a walk together. Cook a family favorite with a twist, homemade pizza with whole wheat crust.聽 This homemade […]

Healthful Holiday Recipes

December 8, 2014

When doing your holiday meal planning, don’t forget to keep it healthy by adding lots of fresh聽fruits and vegetables.聽 Remember聽the goal is to make at least half of your plate fruits and vegetables.聽聽Preparing your own food (as opposed to聽prepackaged, or processed foods)聽and being able to control what is in聽them will help keep your meals healthier.聽 […]

Holiday Sweet Potato Recipe (Vegan)

March 29, 2013

Holiday meals make it easy to get side tracked from healthy eating.聽聽Sweet potatos are an inexpensive and healthy addtition to any holiday meal.聽 They聽are a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6 and Potassium, and an excellent聽source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Manganese. Here is a simple but elegant sweet potato聽side dish that is […]

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