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Beat the Winter Blues

Posted on December 4, 2023

Contributed by Jennifer Beam, MHSc, RDN, LDNAre you familiar with the light feeling of sadness that comes with shorter daylight periods in the winter months or excessive stress during the holiday season? This is often called the “winter…

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Sweet Potato Gratin

Posted on November 7, 2023

  Holidays are known for their traditions, and passed down recipes are part of what brings families and friends together year after year. But, who doesn’t love a tasty twist on a Thanksgiving classic? Impress your guests or hosts with a…

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Diabetes 101

Posted on November 1, 2023

Contributed by Katherine Barfuss, MS, RD, CDNAccording to the Mayo Clinic and the American Diabetes Association (ADA), a diabetic diet simply translates into “eating a variety of nutritious foods in moderate amounts and sticking to…

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Chef's Corner: Chocolate Chia Pudding

Posted on October 11, 2023

  Did you know that Chia seeds are chock full of nutritional goodness? Just adding them to smoothies, yogurt, pudding, oatmeal, or cereal can increase your intake of important nutrients, such as fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. Never…

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Eating to Boost Your Immune System

Posted on October 4, 2023

Contributed by Shannon Mckay, RD, CDNAs fall is in full swing and we prepare for the cold winter months ahead, a common question that is often asked is: What can I do to boost my immune system? The Harvard School of Public Health defines…

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Balancing Your Meals

Posted on September 20, 2023

Contributed by Katelyn Pierson, MS, RD, CDNThere is no doubt that the food we eat directly correlates to our health. One of the primary lifestyle factors of preventing chronic disease is eating a “balanced diet.’ This phrase is often…

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Chef’s Corner: Late Summer Super Green Smoothie

Posted on September 11, 2023

  As we begin to leave summer (and all those wonderfully filling barbecues and parties) behind, the end of the season is a perfect time to add a little health boost to our diet. With just the right amount of sweetness, this nutrient-packed…

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Add Some Zing with Zucchini

Posted on August 14, 2023

Zucchinis are in season and are an excellent and nutrient-packed vegetable that can be enjoyed in a multitude of ways. From pastas to breads, zucchinis are an excellent source of vitamin C, magnesium, vitamin A, potassium, copper, omega-3 fatty…

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Bursting with Brussels Sprouts

Posted on July 10, 2023

Lighten up your side dishes this summer with a Brussels sprouts twist. Known for being one of the least favorite vegetables, they can actually be quite flavorful—as well as pack a punch of nutrition. They are high in fiber and nutrients, rich in…

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