3-Minute Breakfast Hash Recipe

Who would have thought you could make a breakfast hash in the microwave? This recipe for three minute breakfast hash is a hearty breakfast idea that cooks up in a jiffy!

As they say, breakfast is the “most important meal of the day!” Nevertheless, we don’t always have time to whip up a gourmet meal and often need this particular one to be “portable.” Well, thanks to the wonderful invention of the microwave (seriously, what did we ever do without it!?) it’s hard to make excuses any more for skipping this very important part of your day.
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Dissecting Your Grocery Cart

Grocery shopping. Some people love it, some people hate it, but it’s a necessary thing and, believe it or not, there is a correct way to shop.

There are lots of things to consider when you head to the store. Budget, diet, what you like and what you don’t. All too often we go to the grocery store and just buy what sounds good, and not always what we should be putting into our baskets. This results in yet another trip to the store, spending more money, and finding space for the food you really need in between the zebra cakes and gallon tub of cheese balls. So in case you suffer from any sort of grocery anxiety, here’s how to prepare the perfect grocery cart. Continue reading Dissecting Your Grocery Cart

Thanksgiving Meals in a Pinch

When you work a full time job, it’s hard to prepare a huge gourmet Thanksgiving meal. There is a lot of prep work that goes into creating that Martha Stewart-esque dinner, but that kind of time doesn’t always come easy to busy people. So here are some tips in creating a fabulous and fun Thanksgiving dinner without slaving over cranberry cinnamon chive unicorn stuffing. Continue reading Thanksgiving Meals in a Pinch

Are Uncured Hot Dogs Better For You?

For years we have become accustomed to hot dogs from the likes of companies in Wisconsin as Usinger’s, Johnsonville, and Klement’s Sausage Products. Very few patio dinners are without them. I personally like hot dogs a lot as I “grew up” on them, so the tastes are associated with good memories from my childhood years. So, when I read about the newer products of uncured hot dogs I was curious whether or not they could really match up to the long established flavors and tastes of our childhood favorites. Continue reading Are Uncured Hot Dogs Better For You?

4 Things to Remember When Buying Frozen Pizza

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

When it comes to being ready for a last minute dinner, a frozen pizza could be your best friend. Just because you are taking a shortcut, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a healthy dinner. So, here is what you should look for when buying that “store bought” frozen pizza. Continue reading 4 Things to Remember When Buying Frozen Pizza