Tag: nutrition

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, […]

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Charcuterie is the most trendy snack out there right now and this might be your on the go ticket to a miniature version. These balanced breaks are perfect for a grab and go snack and have a healthy overall balance. Food Coach Rating: This food […]

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 […]

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

Continuing on the chickpea trend, let’s talk chickpea pasta. Everyone loves a nice comforting bowl of noodles, but this pasta packs just a little more protein and nutrients and only has four ingredients, while still giving you that pasta pleasure!

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.

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 […]

Holy Basil Tea

Holy Basil Tea

Before you grab your next caffeinated drink, treat your body with this simple basil tea. This holy basil tea will not only distress your body by normalizing your cortisol stress hormone but also help your body fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties. Free […]

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

 It is well known that optimal health is possible through eating right and exercise. Among all the diets out there, vegetarianism always gets attention for its versatile health benefits like cardiovascular health, weight maintenance, cancer, diabetes and much more. This article sheds some light on […]

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Science and evidence have long suggested that eating right and exercising is the key to healthy living. Similarly, another recent study concluded that people with healthy eating habits and lifestyle had a life expectancy at age 50 that was seven years longer, and their onset of […]

“Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat?”

“Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat?”

This article by the New York Times highlights some advantages to eating fish. To clarify, fish are also considered meat so the question asked in the title refers to other types of meat that may be less healthy. As mentioned in this article, the Dietary Guidelines in the United States recommends eating […]

Blueberry Banana Peach Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Peach Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with antioxidants, providing 260% of your daily needs in vitamin C, and is low in fat. It also has zero added sugar when buying the correct ingredients. To avoid added sugar, look at the nutritional label, specifically the ingredients. Fruit should […]

“Roasted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Carrots!”

“Roasted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Carrots!”

This yummy recipe provides 5 ounces of chicken per serving and 250% of your daily needs in vitamin A! It high in B vitamins, magnesium, and phosphorus.  Due to chicken’s natural cholesterol levels, this recipe is a red dot recipe and should be consumed in […]

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 […]