Caffeine

For many, coffee is a regular part of the morning routine.  But caffeine has evolved from simple cup of coffee or tea into the world of supplements, powders and energy […]

Summer Time Grillin’

Finally summer is coming! The sun is out. Time to fire up the grill! A lot of foods that we grill (brats, ribs, burgers, brisket) can be high in saturated […]

Molasses Muffins With Flax and Dates

Mixing ground flaxseed into a recipe is a great way to increase your fiber and omega-3 intake.  Plus, who doesn’t want a healthy, good for you muffin for a snack […]

Healthy Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound lean ground turkey (at least 93% lean) One 15.5 […]

Blood Sugar and Brain Health

The direct connection between elevated blood sugars and the development of Alzheimer’s or dementia is unclear.  However, recent evidence shows that how energy is metabolized or made available in the […]

Cholesterol and Heart Health

By Meghan Knoff and Erica Weinandy, RD Cholesterol is a solid, waxy substance that occurs naturally in our body. Do we need it? Absolutely! Cholesterol has various functions in our […]

Easy Mini Blueberry Oat Muffins

Looking for a healthy beginning to your day? Wanting a quick snack to leave you satisfied and fueled up? Dreaming about nourishing energy to boost your run? Than look no […]

ReThink Your Drink

Did you know the average adult consumes 22 teaspoons/88 grams of sugar per day? And the average for kids is even more alarming at 32 tsp/128 grams per day. 50% […]

The New Food Label  

Have you ever walked into a grocery store, picked up a packaged food item, and read the nutrition label on the back of the package? Reading food labels can be […]

Is Eating Vegan/Vegetarian Healthier? 

Now more than ever at the grocery store there are an overwhelming number of vegan and vegetarian options to replace animal proteins in the diet.  But are they good options?  […]