Shop seasonal this fall! Winter squash is available from August through March; however, they are at their best from October to November when they are in season. Winter squash, members of the Cucurbitaceae family and relatives of both the melon and the cucumber, come in many different varieties. While each type varies in shape, color,… Read More 5 Favorites for Your Fall Menu
The school bell has rung for fall 2020 and kids and adults are looking for simple ways to get back in the groove and fuel in a hurry! And that’s more than just a brown-bag lunch, it really includes a protein packed breakfast, a nutrient-rich lunch and snacks to keep you energized throughout the day!… Read More Back to School (Not Just for Kids)
This post is in partnership with The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) , a contractor to the Beef Checkoff Let’s face it, back-to-school is going to look a liiiiiiitle different this year and more kids than ever will be brown-bag-lunching it on a daily basis! As the lunch-maker in the house, this could cause some… Read More Back-to-School Brown Bag Twists with Beefshi
Its summertime and it is hot! If you are an exerciser, you probably notice yourself sweating more whether you train indoors or outdoors. Let’s be serious, you probably are sweating just walking to your car or into the grocery store. With all this sweat, you must take extra measures to stay hydrated. Just like you… Read More 5 Hydration Tips for Exercising in the Heat
By: Annie Cavalier, TWU Dietetic Intern In the last few years, there has been one ingredient that has really taken the world by storm: matcha. You can find matcha in just about everything now – lattes, tea, energy bars, smoothies, desserts, and so much more. There are many reasons why I am behind the matcha… Read More What You Should Know about Matcha
With the temperature heating up and COVID-19 cases on the rise in the hottest states in the US, one might ask, could there be a correlation? What do we know about COVID-19 symptoms? It is common knowledge that COVID-19 symptoms can range from literally none (asymptomatic) to extreme, with extreme cases likely landing individuals in… Read More Could Dehydration be a Contributor to the Increase in COVID-19 Hospitalizations?
From magazines to celebrity interviews to the news, diet myths and fads pop up daily. “Drink this, cut out that, don’t eat after 6pm, put butter in your coffee, etc.” fills the headlines on a daily basis. These myths confuse people into thinking that losing weight and/or being healthy is about doing one thing. Nothing… Read More 5 Diet Myths to Ditch this Spring
Whether you are hanging out with that special someone or planning a Galentine’s celebration, more and more people are staying in for Valentine’s Day to beat the crowds and save money. ALDI is making it easy for you to do just that! They truly have everything you need to impress your date and your friends.… Read More Sweeten Up Valentine’s Day with ALDI
We are more than half-way through January, are you sticking to your new 2020 fitness routine? This is about the time people start falling off the bandwagon, getting busy and going back to their old ways. And let’s face it, fitting in exercise takes time, time you could be doing other things! As a registered… Read More Staying Committed to Your 2020 Fitness Goals?
Winter has a way of making us eat more, and not just more, but more high calorie foods. Creamy soups, breads, fancy warm coffee drinks, etc. appeal to our senses with the cold air all around. And…wearing baggy clothes like sweatpants and big jackets often hide that we might be gaining a pound or two… Read More 5 Tips to Get Sweatpants Free this Winter