Posts Tagged: recipe

Recipe: Healthy Apple Crunch

Ingredients: 1 sliced apple 2 tablespoons melted peanut butter (can substitute almond butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter or honey) 2 tablespoons whole grain granola 1 tablespoon chocolate chips Instructions: Slice apple. Melt peanut butter (or alternative) and drizzle over apple. Sprinkle granola and chocolate chips over the top.

Recipe: Hot Spinach Dip

Hot Spinach Dip 1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and thoroughly drained ½ cup diced red bell pepper 1 (6.5 ounce) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon minced garlic Black pepper to taste ½ cup fat free sour cream ¼ cup evaporated skim milk 1…
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Love Your Heart Today

“A way to a person’s heart is through his/her stomach” is a phrase that has more than one meaning! According to the National Lipid Association, lifestyle behaviors such as healthy eating and physical activity are vital components in managing increased blood fat levels, known as dyslipidemia. Developing healthy eating habits can protect your heart and…
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Nine steps for a healthier office potluck

Office potluck meals can bring fun into the workday! With some planning, they can be delicious and healthy at the same time. Here are suggestions to have a good meal while still watching your waist line: Pick your theme- have a signup sheet that lists foods you want people to bring. Here’s an example of…
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Small changes = Healthy rewards

Healthy eating is about consistently making choices of nutritious foods, creating a pattern or a way of life to eat foods that nourish our bodies. There are several eating patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet, DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) and plant-based meal plans that are promoted for better health based on research. They…
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