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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

Patriotic Plates for Picnic Month

Summertime is a favorite time for seasonal fruits and veggies and meals from the grill.  This month we have two more great reasons to celebrate the season—and the better choices the culinary creations it offers—with both the Fourth of July and Picnic month! Here are four tips for making the most of both: Red, white [...]

Patriotic Plates for Picnic Month 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00

Celebrate the Women in Your Life!

May brings spring flowers and a time to celebrate moms. Whether it’s for you, your mom, aunt, sister, cousin, friend or any of the other fabulous women in your life, here are some fun, budget-friendly and healthful ways to treat her: Special Occasion Breakfast! Help the little ones treat Mom on Mother’s Day or another [...]

Celebrate the Women in Your Life! 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00

Honor Earth Day with Better Choices

“April showers bring May flowers”.  April and Earth Day are among my favorite time of year. Spring arrives and is typically in full bloom, inspiring a reinvigoration in our health commitments. We like to change up our menus to reflect the new season and a fresh focus on crisp, cool dishes. As we continue  to [...]

Honor Earth Day with Better Choices 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00

Savor the flavor of eating right!

How can we celebrate on our plate every day? March is the perfect time to talk about this because it’s National Nutrition Month®, and this year’s theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” is just perfect to talk about how those better choices stack up when your taste buds are in charge. Close your eyes [...]

Savor the flavor of eating right! 2016-12-05T16:56:04+00:00