Tag: NutriPledge

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minty Gravocado Salad

Minty Gravocado Salad

This quick and delicious citrus fruit salad with grapefruit, avocado, mint leaves and lime juice can be enjoyed as a healthy and refreshing afternoon snack or as a side dish to any meal.

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 […]

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

November Blog: Introduction to Diabetes Awareness Month      November being  national Diabetes Awareness Month  reminds us of the health our  Beta cells. Beta cells are located in the pancreas. These specialized cells play an important role to manage blood sugars by secreting adequate amount […]