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Persimmons

Persimmons

In Season Persimmons are in season September – December This seasonal fruit, also happens to be the national fruit of Japan and is a unique and somewhat unheard of fruit. Persimmons are mostly known for their sweet flavor and bright orange color.  This fruit is […]

Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Bread

This whole wheat banana walnut bread is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. Holidays are all about food but should not be about going over board with unhealthy foods. Either you will have guests and family tis holiday season; try making this […]

Cranberry and Jalapeño Chutney

Cranberry and Jalapeño Chutney

Chutneys make a delicious condiment to any cuisine.  This cranberry and jalapeño chutney can be a healthy and tasty addition to your Thanksgiving meal.  This sweet, sour, and spicy cranberry and jalepeño chutney can be used as a healthy spread on your sandwiches or as […]

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

The seasonal fruit known for its antioxidant boost, Pomegranates! We are switching up Friday Food Talk this week to talk seasonal foods with you all. This week it happens to be one of my favorites, pomegranates. About Pomegranates Pomegranates are a seasonal fruit, full of […]

Cranberry & Chili Pickle

Cranberry & Chili Pickle

Cranberry and chili pickle is a fall recipe is something new and exciting that you may not have had the chance to see before. Cranberry and chili pickle is adapted from Indian cuisine, which can be a great addition to your  Thanksgiving feast as it […]

Creation Packets (Tuna & Chicken)

Creation Packets (Tuna & Chicken)

Shredded chicken and tuna creation packets are pre-portioned and easy for on the go! These packets are low in calories and have a high protein content, and can solve all your soggy meal problems. Bring these packets with you to work, school, sporting events etc. […]

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Fall time is notorious for its apple picking and thus lots of apple recipes. We are loving apple crisp! Apples in the Fall just hit differently. When Fall comes around apples become a staple food. There is nothing better than eating a fresh raw apple, […]

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Gummy bears are one of our nutrition interns, Mackenzie’s favorite sweet treats! These gummie’s were found at the whole foods market and have pretty unique features. What caught our eye is they are flavored with red cabbage juice! Benefits of red cabbage include, it is […]

Roasted Carrot with Yaji Spice Relish

Roasted Carrot with Yaji Spice Relish

This carrot recipe is a creative and festive way to incorporate nutritious, high-fiber vegetables into your diet. The use of “Yaji spice relish” sure caught my attention. This spice is native to the Muslim community of West Africa and is incorporated into many meals such […]

Oikos Greek Yogurt

Oikos Greek Yogurt

Greek Yogurt is great for helping with satiety and adding to meals or snacks for a nutrient dense option, since it is packed with more protein and less sugar AND still contains probiotics to support digestion. Greek yogurt tends to have a thicker consistency than […]

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Pumpkin season is here and we are cheffing up a delicious Indian dish, Kaddu Ki Kheer. Pumpkin kheer is a flavorsome, nutritious, and an easy to prepare traditional fall dish of India. This dish is specially prepared during the fasting season of Navaratri.  Ingredients 2 cups grated […]

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Beef jerky can be found almost anywhere considering its one of the most popular convenience store items. Beef jerky can be known for high sugar contents, but also great on the go protein. Chomps jerky sticks are a great shelf stable protein option for traveling […]

Winter Special Talkha

Winter Special Talkha

Talkha is one of my favorite Indian dishes to make, and I enjoy green peas on a lazy winter weekend for brunch. It also makes a great afternoon snack with a cup of ginger tea or coffee. This super healthy and delicious dish can be […]

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

If cauliflower can be gnocchi, you can be anything you want! Seriously though, cauliflower is being turned into all sorts of foods these days, but one of my favorites has to be Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi.  Personally, I love popping it in the air fryer […]

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Soup season is here! With that in mind, we brought back a great chili recipe to warm you up as the temps start to drop. This great vegetarian plant-based three-bean chili recipe is perfect for the fall/winter season. It is truly delicious, nutritious, and filling, […]

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Hummus provides both fiber and plant protein and snackers make it easy to enjoy conveniently. Hummus is also a great plant based protein option if you are opting for a plant based diet or wanting more variety of proteins. Although it does not yield as […]

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

This smoothie uses a banana, rolled oats, and figs. The name “Oatana” comes from combining oatmeal and banana! We have to have some fun in life 😊 Bananas make a convenient and good fruit for smoothies. Adding oatmeal and figs provides extra heart-healthy fiber, smooth […]