Ways to Store Produce

Buying produce can be confusing: how do you store it and how long is it good for? 🍎 Avoid storing apples with anything else because they emit a gas that speeds up the ripening process. 🥑 Keep avocados at room temperature until ripe, then can be placed in the fridge. 🍌 Keep bananas at room …

How Much Ice Cream is Too Much Ice Cream?

Healthy ice cream is one of the latest trends, and it’s a dream come true! Does this mean you should eat the entire pint in one sitting though? Researchers reached out to several registered dietitians and this is what they had to say. 🍦Moderation is key. If you look at the nutrition label, there are …

Benefits of Nuts

You already know nuts are a good source of protein and are loaded with nutrients.  However, did you know about these surprising benefits? Can help with preserving brain and mental function Promote vision and eye health Helps regulate weight loss and metabolism Can promote heart and health circulation Helps to strengthen bones and teeth Read …

Interesting Ways to Eat Cauliflower

Cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable, did you know it can be a substitute for mashed potatoes and rice? Want to give it a try? Here’s a recipe for rice cauliflower. Instructions Preheat your oven to 425° Cut the whole head of cauliflower in half Cut out the core and break up the larger florets …

On-the-Go Snack Option

Short on time and looking for something to keep you satisfied through the day?  Thanks to In Search of Yummyness, we have a recipe for you that’s perfect as a meal or snack. Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp maple syrup 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tsp …

Healthy Alternative for Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate this Valentine’s Day? @EatUrselfSkinny has a tasty greek yogurt dipped strawberry recipe that is just as festive! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. strawberries 22 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt (you won’t need all of it) Pink food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Divide yogurt into 4 small bowls; one bowl with no coloring, one …

Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Hydration is extremely important, so why not eat your water? According to Eating Well, eating foods that are full of water keep you satisfied on fewer calories. Here is a list of their favorite foods that contain large amounts of water: 1. Cucumbers- 95% water 2. Salad greens- over 90% water 3. Strawberries- 91% water …

Health Benefits of Honey

Did you know honey has some “sweet” health benefits?  Studies have shown that honey has the power to kill bacteria, including E. coli and salmonella. Another study of 139 children proved that honey did a better job of easing nighttime coughs and improving sleep. However, do not give honey to any child under the age …