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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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Jumping for Cauliflower

Posted on June 26, 2023

Whitsons’ Chef Sandmann is tossing up some Buffalo Cauliflower for this month’s Harvest of the Month summer recipe in our video above! It is officially summertime, which means that cauliflower is now in season. There are plenty of nutrients…

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Lunch Room Renovations Made to Solve Real Issues 

Posted on June 13, 2023

Dining areas are important spaces in schools as they can greatly improve the quality of service and experience for your students. However, many school dining areas are in need of renovation to attract students. Check out our case study on how some…

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Staying Healthy During Summer Travel

Posted on June 5, 2023

During the warm summer months, it’s not uncommon for families to take those long overdue vacations. When planning your family’s warm-weather excursion, it’s important to take extra care to stay well. Whether visiting with relatives out-of-state or…

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Energizing with Kale

Posted on May 22, 2023

Fuel up your spring with this Month’s Harvest of the Month as Chef Tyrell Jones dishes up his Kale Power Bowl, featured in our Harvest of the Month video.  Kale is among the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Considered a cruciferous…

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Mindful Eating in May

Posted on May 8, 2023

We teach our children from a young age that what we eat greatly affects our health. But food experts and psychologists caution that how we eat—and how often—also play an important role. Families can too often find themselves in a pattern of mindless…

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