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6 Feb, 2018

Bring on the Biotics!

2018-02-06T11:06:59-06:00

Pre-, pro-, anti-, there are a lot of biotics to keep up with these days, and it can get mind boggling, to say the least. So, let’s break it down. “Biotic” literally means life, and in terms of science usually refers to bacteria. We all know that antibiotics are drugs that kill bacteria, but what [...]

Bring on the Biotics!2018-02-06T11:06:59-06:00
12 Dec, 2017

3 Tips to practice Mindful Eating this Holiday Season

2017-12-12T15:28:36-06:00

Tis’ the season of comfort food! Everyone has their own idea of what comfort food is; however there is one thing we can all agree on… There is always that one dish that pops into mind bringing back memories of past holidays. When we are finally surrounded by the ones we love and are able [...]

3 Tips to practice Mindful Eating this Holiday Season2017-12-12T15:28:36-06:00
22 Nov, 2017

Bring on the Turkey!

2017-11-22T13:42:35-06:00

Thanksgiving is infamous for over-indulgence, but did you know that famous dinner is actually quite well-balanced? It has all the major food groups in ideal proportions. Plus, it features a real nutrient powerhouse like turkey, which is a great source of lean protein! It’s also high in B vitamins and minerals and can even help lower [...]

Bring on the Turkey!2017-11-22T13:42:35-06:00
15 Nov, 2017

Eat the Rainbow

2017-11-15T11:07:19-06:00

We all know we’re supposed to eat our vegetables. Right? We’ve been told since childhood that they help us grow up big and strong. We have been told that five to nine servings should be our goal. Did you know, though, that it’s not just about how many vegetables you eat, but also what [...]

Eat the Rainbow2017-11-15T11:07:19-06:00
11 Sep, 2017

2 more Recipes for Lunch in a Crunch

2017-09-11T15:51:28-06:00

And here as promised two more lunch recipes by Marisa Stratton, Dietetic Aide Recipe 3: Chickpea salad Prep time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup cooked chickpeas 5 cherry tomatoes, chopped 1 small cucumber ¼ cup sliced olives Parsley (optional) For the dressing: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (if you [...]

2 more Recipes for Lunch in a Crunch2017-09-11T15:51:28-06:00
9 Aug, 2017

Mind over Milkshake – be amazed!

2017-08-10T12:58:55-06:00

Who has ever been standing in the grocery aisle, reviewing a food label, and wondering: “Is this good or bad for me?”  Questions that dichotomize food into black and white categories are a thought pattern that has been around for… well… forever.  But could this method of thinking be affecting us on a physiological level? [...]

Mind over Milkshake – be amazed!2017-08-10T12:58:55-06:00
10 Feb, 2017

Post Workout Smoothies

2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00

Post Workout Smoothies are easy, delicious and effective! Post workout smoothies have the potential to be perfect after workout to maximize your recovery and keep your energy high for the rest of the day. When crafting a workout recovery smoothie there are 4 important factors to consider: 1. Include simple carbohydrates Your body cannot recover [...]

Post Workout Smoothies2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00
17 Sep, 2015

Back to School Lunch Planning

2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00

What's in your Lunch Box? We often associate going back to school with shopping for school supplies, new shoes, and new clothes - but don’t leave out the refrigerator and pantry planning! The foods and beverages you supply for your children are just as important as what is in their backpack, because it provides [...]

Back to School Lunch Planning2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00
11 Aug, 2015

Breakfast, Jump Start the Day

2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00

Benefits of Breakfast BREAK your FAST! :)     Breakfast = First meal of the day that breaks the fast after the longest period of sleep and is consumed within 2 to 3 hours of waking; it is comprised of food or beverage from at least 1 food group, and may be consumed at [...]

Breakfast, Jump Start the Day2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00