Nutrition

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...

What is the Mediterranean Diet? 00

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...

How to Organize a Healthy Kitchen 00

How to Organize a Healthy Kitchen

How to Organize a Healthy Kitchen

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Happy New Year! Are you starting off the New Year with health and nutrition goals in mind? Well, a healthy body starts in the kitchen. I think the saying is “you get fit at the gym and you lose weight in the kitchen.”  Am I right? Well if you ask me, a healthy kitchen is one that is clean, well-organized and always stocked with the right foods to keep you on...

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Healthy Pantry Staples

Healthy Pantry Staples

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Resolving to improve your eating habits in 2017? Equip yourself for success with a pantry audit. Pull everything out of your cupboards and assess each item through a health-conscious lens. Toss what you don’t need and stock up on healthy ingredients. Why is this important? Because the foods you have available in your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer determine what you will eventually...

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...

National Nutrition Month Spring Green Recipes 00

National Nutrition Month Spring Green Recipes

National Nutrition Month Spring Green Recipes

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March is National Nutrition Month and we have delicious spring green recipes to help you celebrate! NNM is a nutrition education and information campaign aimed at bringing attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In light of this year’s NNM theme, Savor the Flavor of Eating Right (and in lieu of St. Patrick’s Day), I...

12 Tips for Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals 00

12 Tips for Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals

12 Tips for Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals

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Week nights can be hectic and difficult to plan for. An unpredictable turn of events (say the boss asks you to stay late at work, the nanny calls in sick, after-school programs are cancelled) can change a well-thought-out plan to cook a healthy dinner into an emergency drive-thru meal. But a few simple tips can keep you on track even during your busiest hour – allowing you to create quick and...

What to See and Eat in Austin 00

What to See and Eat in Austin

What to See and Eat in Austin

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We recently took a short vacation to Texas! It was our first time visiting and we took plenty of recommendations from our friends on what to see and eat in Austin. Given the city’s extraordinary foodie culture, I’ll be totally honest – I did not make the healthiest of food choices while I was there. However, with a partner in crime to share delicious treats with and countless miles walked...