Nutrition

What is the New Nordic Diet? 00

What is the New Nordic Diet?

What is the New Nordic Diet?

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Research suggests that the New Nordic diet may have heart-healthy benefits – reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and fostering weight loss.  Each year, Christmas at my in-laws begins with risengrød (a Danish rice porridge made with rice, milk, and vanilla topped with cinnamon and a pat of butter) for breakfast followed by a small Scandinavian gift (think Swedish Dala Horse,...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

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The right healthy kitchen appliances can help you get the job done right. With these tools on hand, you’ll be cooking a healthy meal in no time. You wouldn’t show up to work without the right equipment to get the job done and cooking in the kitchen isn’t any different. But your commitment to eating healthy doesn’t have to be another full-time job. The right healthy kitchen appliances...

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide 00

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

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Turn up the oven or go the no-bake route – this heart healthy dessert guide will keep you focused on wholesome and nutritious ingredients!   A heart-healthy diet is one that is low in trans and saturated fat, sodium and added sugar. But that doesn’t mean you need to say buh bye to dessert! You simply need to get creative with the ingredients you choose – think beyond...

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You? 00

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

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The ketogenic diet is on the rise, but is it for you? Learn more about this high-fat, low-carb eating pattern including what to eat and what to avoid. The ketogenic (“keto”) diet has been getting a lot of attention among medical and nutrition communities and in the media – appearing in cookbooks, on podcasts, in magazines, and more. Customers at local coffee shops are trading...

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet is Greece. We actually went to Greece...

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Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

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What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your...

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy 00

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

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Use these three simple, healthy kitchen tips to help you cook healthy and lose weight in your very own kitchen! You can get fit at the gym, but you lose weight in the kitchen. And a healthy body starts in the kitchen. But you don’t need a state-of-the-art dream kitchen to get there. These healthy kitchen tips will help you achieve a clean, well-organized and thoroughly stocked...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

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Make sure those healthy leftovers don’t go to waste by using one of these must-have food storage containers for your kitchen! The way you store your food is just as important as the way you prepare it. Leftovers can be a lifesaver on a busy day and a freshly-packed healthy lunch can help your body and your wallet. But all of those hours you spend cooking and meal prepping can go to waste...

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

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What’s in season for fall? Our fall produce guide and healthy fall recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while you watch the autumn leaves turn. The crisp and colorful months of September, October and November are the perfect time to embrace dark leafy greens and sweet starchy fruits! Whether you are going apple picking, savoring the last days of the farmer’s markets, or...

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide

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What’s in season for summer? Our summer produce guide and healthy summer recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons and keep cool during the warm weather. The warm and humid months of June, July and August are the perfect time to embrace sweet and juicy summer tomatoes and berries! Whether you’re grilling with friends or catching some sun by the pool, let this summer produce...

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

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What’s in season for spring? Our spring produce guide and healthy spring recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while April showers bring May flowers. The cool sunny months of March, April and May are the perfect time to embrace delicate spring greens and refreshing fruits! Whether you’re listening to the rain or planting seeds in your sunny spring garden, let this spring...

How to Create a Healthy Easter Dinner Menu 00

How to Create a Healthy Easter Dinner Menu

How to Create a Healthy Easter Dinner Menu

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Deciding what to serve your friends and family for Easter Sunday can be a daunting task, especially if you’re hosting health-conscious guests or individuals with dietary restrictions. We’ve created the following framework to help you build a well-rounded, healthy Easter dinner menu including a couple nutritious recipes that all of your guests will love this holiday. Serving brunch instead...