September 30, 2020

Is Gluten-Free for Me?

Is that gluten-free? That’s a question you probably didn’t hear much 15, 10, or even 5 years ago. The interest in gluten-free diets doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon as we hear more and more about it from social media, family, friends, food packaging, restaurants, and even health care providers. So with… View Article

June 3, 2020

Strawberries: Taste Good & Good For You

We’re heading into strawberry season and besides getting the seeds stuck in your teeth, who doesn’t love a deliciously sweet strawberry? These berries are typically consumed raw and fresh, but are also versatile being used from jams and jellies to desserts and salads. With many health benefits, such as regulating blood sugar levels and reducing… View Article

October 2, 2019

Eating Better, Eating Together

The month of October has been designated as “Eat Better, Eat Together” month. Eating together as a family provides meals that are more nutritious. Children who regularly eat meals with their families are less likely to snack on unhealthy foods, and more likely to choose fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains. They also do better… View Article

September 17, 2019

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch Box

With the unpredictable nature of our day to day lives, preparing and packing a healthy lunch for back to school children can be a difficult task. Finding time to shop and prepare healthy meals can be stressful for some. The food we send with our kids can provide up to 1/3 of their daily intakes… View Article

September 4, 2019

Benefits of Eating a Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast provides many benefits to our health and well-being. Without breakfast you are effectively running on empty, like trying to start your car without gas. The name literally means to break the fast by providing the brain and body fuel after an overnight fast. Breakfast should be eaten within two hours of waking. This practice… View Article