Navigating Your Way Around the Grocery Store

Most of us know that having a plan when it comes to navigating your way around the grocery store is ideal. But in order to make that plan, you have to understand why you’re there in the first place and what you’re looking to accomplish with your overall nutrition. Continue reading Navigating Your Way Around the Grocery Store

Growing Your Own Produce

Looking at the weather forecast for the summer, it looks as though you will be able to spend a lot of time outdoors. I know I plan to do so! Maybe you could spend some time in the garden and try growing your own produce. Continue reading Growing Your Own Produce

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