Tag: Health

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potato Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potato Smoothie

Cravings for pumpkin spice starts around October and last through the holiday season. Pumpkin spice is a great American spice that tastes like heaven in a pumpkin spice latte and can also be used in many other seasonal dishes. For example, I tried this wonderful […]

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 […]

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, […]

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

This recipe is a delicious and vegetarian alternative to a classic burger. These are potato-based veggie burgers, fully cooked, with authentic Indian flavors ready to convert into a delicious sandwich meal within 10-15 minutes.  Using Trader Joe’s delicious veggie burgers and some unique ingredients like sour […]

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

This delicious herbal green chutney is a must for Indian cuisines, especially fast-food snacks and chaats. This chutney also makes an excellent healthy spread to any Indian-style sandwich.  This green chutney is kept in many Indian households to add a spicy pizzaz to any dish.   […]

Are Hot Dogs as Unhealthy as People Claim?

Are Hot Dogs as Unhealthy as People Claim?

If you’re on social media as much as I am then you might have seen the question circulating about if consuming hot dogs takes minutes off your life? While we can not confirm or deny this hot question, we can clue you in on some […]

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

This portobello mushroom is stuffed with an array of colorful veggies, can be the perfect side dish, and only takes about 30 minutes to make! Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Wash mushrooms properly and take out the stem: drain and dry mushrooms.  […]

Chickpea Chatter

Chickpea Chatter

Chickpeas are all the rage lately. This nutrient dense legume has become one of interest for many companies trying to healthify their brands. One brand that I enjoy snacking on is Hippea.  Using our food coach system I was able to determine that this is […]

Are Bars Really as Bad as the Rep they Have?

Are Bars Really as Bad as the Rep they Have?

On Fridays we will introduce trending foods from all categories to help you eat in confidence! This weeks food is Cliff Nut Butter Bars. I went into my pantry, closed my eyes and grabbed the first snack I came across. What better foods to talk […]

“Just 1 hour of exercise offsets health risk of prolonged sitting “

“Just 1 hour of exercise offsets health risk of prolonged sitting “

The health risks associated with prolonged sitting are clear. They include increased risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and early death. The good news? Recent research finds that 1 hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle. […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! “Your diet plan isn’t working? New Research explains why.”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! “Your diet plan isn’t working? New Research explains why.”

“Your diet plan isn’t working? New research explains why” Dieting is always challenging but this new research provides a simple explanation for those who succeed in their dieting goals verses those who do not! It comes down to two approaches. People who achieved their goals set out to […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control” Cancer is undoubtedly a scary disease and according to this article, many people feel that preventing the onset of cancer is completely out of their control. They are partially correct that genetics and environmental factors do play a […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “Butter isn’t good or bad for you, study finds!

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “Butter isn’t good or bad for you, study finds!

It can be extremely difficult to sift through all the health information that is found in the media. It can be challenging knowing which “diets” to follow, which foods to avoid, and how to stay healthy. However, as health professionals, we have found there are few key things to […]

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “If you peel your fruits and vegetables, you’re losing a lot of nutrition”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read! – “If you peel your fruits and vegetables, you’re losing a lot of nutrition”

We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of our every diets. They provide fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are vital in keeping our bodies healthy. But, did you know that up to half of the nutrients in fruits in vegetables come […]

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe!  Mango Pineapple Probiotic Smoothie!

Check out our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe! Mango Pineapple Probiotic Smoothie!

Therapeutic Value: This refreshing 240 calorie tropical smoothie can be a convenient and delicious to go breakfast or a nice drink to enjoy as an afternoon snack. This high protein and high fiber smoothie with moderate amount of carbohydrates and fat may help regulate blood […]

Nutrition can be your defense against heart disease.

Nutrition can be your defense against heart disease.

Matters of the Heart: According to the American Heart Association one in every three deaths in the Unites States in 2013 resulted from heart disease. Heart disease can be minimized by managing your diet and lifestyle related risk factors  like obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

This recipe is simple, delicious, and healthy. Featuring antioxidant packed mushrooms and spinach providing 30% of your daily recommendation for vitamin A. This recipe also contains 7 grams of fiber per serving which helps keep your blood sugar at a steady level. Lasagna is loved by kids, adults, and Garfield! […]