Healthy Eating on the Road

As the school year comes to an end many of us are looking to get out of town, and with that, it is worth thinking about how we eat when we are on the road. Many daytime activities for children and adults require that food be brought to the event as a “bag lunch.” Or, you will simply be invited to the local pizza parlor for a meal. So, what do you do? Let’s take a look at the best suggestions on just how to handle these common eating situations while you’re around town or on a trip. Continue reading Healthy Eating on the Road

Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

If you read our post from last week, you’ll know that most of us probably aren’t getting enough vegetables in our diet on a daily basis. This creamy asparagus soup recipe is a great way to help up your veggie intake and is good to have prepped for a busy day. Continue reading Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

How to Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Day

Having a hard time eating those veggies? Get ready for some tips on how to eat more vegetables regularly and up your fiber game!

What is your daily dose of vegetables? In the 1980’s and 1990’s the amount of 1/2-cup portions of vegetables that was recommended was 3-5 each day. Then, in early the 2000’s, several experts began to recommend even more vegetables, 5-7 servings per day, after research from the Cancer Institute was completed. Much of the increase in the recommended amount of servings has come from the fact that there is so much more information out today regarding the benefits of fiber in the adult diet. Today, we are being asked to eat ten 1/2-cup servings or 5-cups per day! But how do you do it? Continue reading How to Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Day

Picnic Confetti Rice Salad Recipe

Here is a side dish that will add color and flavor to any picnic or barbecue plate coming up for summer! The nice part about this Picnic Confetti Rice Salad Recipe is the fact that you will probably already have all the ingredients on hand just about any time you want to make the dish. Continue reading Picnic Confetti Rice Salad Recipe