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Seeing Green on Your Plate!

Seeing Green on Your Plate! posted on Mar 18

We are all seeing more green lately—shamrocks and leprechauns are appearing on St. Patrick’s Day!  Adding “green” to your plate, in the form of vegetables, is a way to keep you feeling full and staying healthy…and dare we say lucky?!   Green vegetables in season during   …Continue Reading Seeing Green on Your Plate!

Happy National Nutrition Month!

Happy National Nutrition Month! posted on Feb 28

National Nutrition Month kicks off on March 1st with the theme, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” This theme recognizes that there are many influences that play a role in what we eat every day. While social, emotional, and health factors play a part in   …Continue Reading Happy National Nutrition Month!

Score Big with this Superbowl Healthy Recipe!

Score Big with this Superbowl Healthy Recipe! posted on Jan 28

Super Bowl Sunday is not all about the game—it’s about the tasty food too! Kick off Super Bowl XLVII with some fun, festive, and nutritious foods to keep you focused. They say that defense wins games, so why not plan a successful defense against the   …Continue Reading Score Big with this Superbowl Healthy Recipe!

Wintertime Entertainment

Wintertime Entertainment posted on Dec 10

While the winter season may bring cold and frosty weather, there is no reason to stay indoors until the spring. Truthfully, winter is a great time to enjoy outdoor fun.  The snow does more than just make everything sparkle… it creates many options for activities   …Continue Reading Wintertime Entertainment

Healthy Pregnancy!

Healthy Pregnancy! posted on Sep 10

Being pregnant for the first time, I am always trying to make the best choices about what I am eating. I am sure all of you mothers out there felt the same way, right? We all want a healthy pregnancy and the best for our   …Continue Reading Healthy Pregnancy!

Summertime Fun!

Summertime Fun! posted on Aug 27

Don’t miss out on the countless activities that warm weather has to offer families for summer entertainment! The beach can provide endless fun. But, there are plenty of other activities to change things up. Go outside and enjoy blueberry picking, bike riding, and having a   …Continue Reading Summertime Fun!

Staying Cool!

Staying Cool! posted on Jul 16

In this hot July weather, staying cool is a priority. Whether it’s running through the sprinklers or jumping in a local community pool, a refreshing break from the heat always feels great. But what about refreshing your body, too? It is important to stay hydrated   …Continue Reading Staying Cool!