Nutrition

Nutrition is an important part of your healthy lifestyle. Our articles and tips are here to help you today.

You may have heard the term ‘eat seasonally’ touted by nutrition experts, foodies, and chefs alike. But what does that mean, and what are the benefits to eating seasonal foods? Also, what are the benefits of consuming foods from this season – summer! We’ll discuss in this article. Eating seasonally basically means incl…

Enjoy a new salad with dinner this summer, and try this recipe at home to share with friends and family. Add it as a side dish to your choice of main course. Ingredients: Dressing: 1/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 medium Lime, juiced 1/4 tsp Cumin Kosher Salt, to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste Salad: 2 med…

Fire up the grill this summer and make this mixed vegetable platter to go with your favorite BBQ’d dish. Share with friends and family, and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 medium Eggplant, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds 1 medium Red Bell Pepper, cut into wedges 1 medium Yellow Bell Pepper, cut into wedges 1 large Red Onion, cut int…

If you are looking for a new smoothie recipe that packs fresh berry flavors and nutrients, we recommend this protein boosting summer berry recipe at home! Ingredients: 1/4 cup Almond or Coconut Milk 1/2 medium Frozen Banana 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt, low-fat 1/4 cup Blueberries 1/4 Raspberries 1/4 cup Blackberries 1/4 cup S…

Enjoy the fresh taste of these fish tacos at home on a summer day. Add hot sauce if you like the heat, and enjoy with a light salad for a full meal. Ingredients: 1 lb Tilapia Fillets, cut into strips 2 1/2 cups Red Cabbage, shredded 4 medium Green Onions, thinly sliced 1/2 medium Jalapeno Pepper, halved lengthwise and…

Try this new, healthy take on pizza crust at home, and add your choice of toppings to create a pizza that your friends and family can enjoy together! Ingredients: 1 head Cauliflower, broken into florets 2 medium Eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded 1/4 cup Parmesan, grated 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt 1/2 ts…

May is National Celiac Awareness Month! Before we dive into the specifics a gluten-free diet, it’s important to cover some stats on celiac disease and why it is so important for those with the disease to follow a gluten-free diet. Did you know celiac disease is now recognized as one of the most common chronic diseases…

Try something new at breakfast with these easy to make, healthy pancakes that the whole family can enjoy together! Ingredients: 1 cup Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 cup Blueberries 2 large Eggs 1/2 cup Low-Fat Cottage Cheese 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Directions: 1. Add oats, cottage cheese, eggs, and vanilla to blender and mi…

If you’re looking for a quick lunch recipe that comes with a little kick, this sandwich is going to be great for you! Ingredients: 1 can Chunk Light Tuna, in water 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt, fat-free 1 Celery Rib, finely chopped 1 Green Onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp Whole Grain Mustard 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp Lemon J…

Enjoy a sweet gluten-free treat at home without turning on the oven. Pack them for a mid-day snack, or serve for dessert after a nutritious meal! Ingredients: 1 cup Raw Almonds 1 cup Gluten-Free Rolled Oats 10-12 medium Dates, pitted 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips/ Coconut Flakes/ Cacao nibs/ Raisins, optional 1/4 – 1/2…