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Happy Father’s Day! Celebrate Dad in June and all year long!

What is your favorite memory of a meal with your dad or father figure? For me, each season brings a different answer to this question, and for summer my answer involves the grill. Here are three great reasons to get grilling with the family this Father’s Day—and in the summer months to come: Lean, mean [...]

Happy Father’s Day! Celebrate Dad in June and all year long! 2017-06-06T15:30:29+00:00

Celebrating Earth Day Every Day with Better Choices for Ourselves and our Planet!

With so many food and beverage options today, there’s so much to consider when making better choices to nourish ourselves and our planet. From questions about sustainability to thoughts on packaging, portions, transportation, energy use, and balance, how do we navigate all the things there are to consider when it comes to the foods we [...]

Celebrating Earth Day Every Day with Better Choices for Ourselves and our Planet! 2017-04-06T12:48:21+00:00

28 No Cook Meal/Snack Ideas for Heart Month

It doesn’t have to be hard to make better choices. Here are simple ways to eat better, even if you don’t know your way around the kitchen. Remember, two food groups make a balanced snack, and three food groups make a balanced meal. Choose from fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and protein. Snacks or breakfast on [...]

28 No Cook Meal/Snack Ideas for Heart Month 2017-02-02T16:30:36+00:00

Resolution Solution: Make 2017 Your Year!

As we look back on another year and look forward with anticipation, this is a great time to think about what we want to achieve in the New Year—and set some reachable goals to get there. Many of us tend to set the same goals over and over again, and that’s ok! Health and wellness [...]

Resolution Solution: Make 2017 Your Year! 2017-01-02T17:48:53+00:00

Better Choices for a Happy Holiday!

Hosting for the holidays or just looking to make everyday meals and activities more festive this holiday season?  Check out these 25 fast and simple tips for celebrating the season with friends and family while keeping health in mind: Enjoy seasonal treats in moderation. Switch out daily, year-round choices for something more special. Use holiday [...]

Better Choices for a Happy Holiday! 2016-12-14T20:51:26+00:00

November Noshing with Health in Mind

November is Diabetes Month and with all the holiday parties, chances are, diabetes is on a lot of people’s minds—whether it’s you, your family, or someone at the party. How do you plan a party that caters to all your guests? Follow these three easy tips and you will be well on your way to [...]

November Noshing with Health in Mind 2016-11-18T16:00:50+00:00

Pack fun in fall menus!

The holiday season is fast approaching! Oftentimes the fun is focused on the party days, but what happens when you transform every day lunches into something fun and healthy? Here are three tips to celebrate healthy holidays all season long. Color your world. Halloween colors include purple, orange, and black. What foods can you think [...]

Pack fun in fall menus! 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00

Five Ways to Fruit and Vegetable-ize your Family Meals

Whether your household is small or large, celebrating Family Meals Month can be fun and simple when you focus on the season. Since September is fruit and veggie month, too, here are five ways to make your fall meals tastier, healthier, and more memorable. Best of all, these tips are easy enough that the kids [...]

Five Ways to Fruit and Vegetable-ize your Family Meals 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00