Healthy Heart Tips!

Avocados taste great on a sandwich, salad or whirled into a smoothie!

Pick out the Healthy Heart Tips that Work for You!

Keeping your heart muscle in good shape is so smart. Here are 10 tips to move you in the direction of feeling well and thriving each and every day:

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Mushrooms in Your Kitchen!

Baby Bella Mushrooms add a rich flavor and nutrition.

Mushrooms are Nutritious!

Do you judge a food’s nutrition by it’s color? If you do, then mushrooms may not come to the top of your most-nutritious list. In fact, I’ve been asked many times if there is any nutrition at all in mushrooms. Well, let . . . → Read More: Mushrooms in Your Kitchen!

Blueberry Crisp is a Healthy Dessert Recipe

A Little History

Long ago, blueberries were called star berries by Native Americans because of the star-shaped spot where the blossom develops into the berry.

Awesome Nutrition

If you just love blueberries, like I do, then consider yourself lucky. No matter what you call them, these little blue dynamos are showing up at the top . . . → Read More: Blueberry Crisp is a Healthy Dessert Recipe

A Colorful Meal …Is a Healthy Meal

Ready to roast: sweet potatoes, parsnips, red and green Bell peppers and red onions.

 

Color and Good Nutrition

Need some help getting out of a hum-drum eating rut? The easiest way is to gather a rainbow of colorful foods at the grocery store. Not only do colors please the eyes but they pack . . . → Read More: A Colorful Meal …Is a Healthy Meal

Getting Organized in the Kitchen Saves Time with Homemade Soup

Getting out ingredients first makes cooking this Veg-Barley Soup quicker and easier.

5 Steps to Getting Organized & Making Homemade Soup

1. Select a soup recipe and read it all the way through. Add the ingredients you need to your shopping list. Shop for your ingredients.

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Supermarket Musical Fun & Thanks to You!

Dark pink flowers mean ‘appreciate’, ‘gratitude’, ‘thank you!’

 

Fun at the Supermarket!

For years now, I’ve enjoyed helping everyday people better understand how to gather a healthy shopping basket at their favorite supermarket. If you’ve never walked through your store with a registered dietitian (RD), then perhaps it can be your New Year’s . . . → Read More: Supermarket Musical Fun & Thanks to You!

Salad Adds Color, Crunch and Flavor to Meals

Fresh dill adds great flavor to salad!

Salad Begins with Crispy Greens…or Does It?

The color green comes to mind when I think about salad. What about you? Do you start a salad with Romaine, spinach or leaf lettuce? Do you use shredded green cabbage? Typically, crispy greens are at the center of my . . . → Read More: Salad Adds Color, Crunch and Flavor to Meals