Month: September 2015

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

  Therapeutic Value: Fresh or canned pumpkin is high in fiber and protein. These nutrients are essential in digestion and healing processes of the body. Pumpkin also contains vitamin A, which helps maintain vision.    

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Therapeutic Value: Zucchini contain antioxidants. Studies have shown that increased rates of antioxidant consumption may play a role in cancer prevention. Zucchini also contains a fiber called pectin. Pectin has been shown to help regulate blood glucose in animal studies.

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

  Just in time for fall: try our Golden Squash Soup Recipe. This protein packed soup will keep you warm and fill you up – Golden Squash (along with pumpkin and other squash) are also a great source of Vitamin A. For full nutrition facts, and […]

Friday Favorite: Whole Grain Cereal Treats

Friday Favorite: Whole Grain Cereal Treats

Did you know multigrain Cheerios contain fiber and minerals that may help prevent diabetes and heart disease? These treats are a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth and get your whole grains! For full nutrition facts, and NutriPledge’s food ratings, refer to the recipe […]

10 Types of Milk: What’s out there?

10 Types of Milk: What’s out there?

Soy Milk– This milk substitute is popular for those with lactose intolerances. Protein content of soy milk is close to that of cow’s milk.   Organic Milk– This type of milk comes from cows. Government regulations state that these cows must be fed organic feed […]