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 Favorite Fall Foods
Sipping a cold glass of milk, licking an ice cream cone and nibbling on cheese cubes and crackers are memories associated with my childhood, but did you know that kids are drinking less milk today than in years past? This is concerning because dairy cow’s milk is rich in the nutrients children need to grow… Read More Downfalls of a Dairy-Free Diet
This Valentine’s Day there is nothing women love more than roses than a few of their favorite things: red wine and dark chocolate. On a normal basis, we read studies saying these tasty indulgences might actually be good for us! Could this possibly be true? YES it can! Red wine contains resveratrol which is a… Read More 5 Ways to Include Your Favorite Indulgences for a Healthy Valentine’s Day
What is the key to a strong, energy-filled workout? Fuel-Workout-Refuel-Repeat. No matter if you are a stellar high school athlete, pro-football player or an exerciser training for your fist half-marathon, the message is the same: You need to fuel and refuel to train hard and recover appropriately. Most people have the fueling part down. Like… Read More Refuel Your Resolutions!
Most people don’t get enough fruits and vegetables in their day, which is bad because vitamins and minerals (provided in fruits and vegetables) run metabolism and help your body recover. Many people tend to think of juicing or cleanses when someone mentions eating more “green” foods. However, it’s important to consider “going green” as including more… Read More Go Green in 2017