HEALTHY EATING

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Aging Gracefully Through Nutrition

Aging Gracefully Through Nutrition

Did you know that your nutritional needs change as you age? Let us take a quick look at this amazing but true fact. When a person is born they are fed by milk, either from the mother’s breast or formula, it is suggested by dietitians that an infant should solely be fed milk up until…

Eight Glasses of Water a Day!

Eight Glasses of Water a Day!

  Say what? First thing that pops into my mind are the locations of all the available bathrooms I need close by if I drink that much water. Second thing I contemplate are all the interruptions to my day it will cause to use said bathrooms upon consumption of that much water. Thirdly, what if…

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Baked Broccoli-Cheddar Quinoa Bites

These savory muffin-like quinoa bites are low in carbs and a good source of protein–plus we love their cheesy flavor. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2019 Ingredients ½ cup quinoa ⅛ teaspoon salt plus 1/4 teaspoon, divided ¾ cup finely chopped broccoli ¾ cup shredded Cheddar cheese  ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼…

4 Nutritional Myths You Should Not Fall For

We wanted to share this article with you because it has such great information. https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/4-myths-nutritionists-wish-people-would-forget/?utm_source=mfp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MFP_Newsletter_2019

Creamy Mustard Chicken

From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2013 In this healthy, creamy mustard chicken recipe, thin-sliced chicken breasts (sometimes labeled chicken cutlets) cook quickly and are delicious smothered in a velvety, light mustard sauce and garnished with fresh chopped sage. If you can’t find chicken cutlets, cut boneless, skinless chicken breast into 4-ounce pieces and place between pieces of…

Dijon Salmon with Green Bean Pilaf

From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2016 In this quick dinner recipe, the delicious garlicky-mustardy mayo that tops baked salmon is very versatile. Make extra to use as a dip for fries or to jazz up tuna salad. Precooked brown rice helps get this healthy dinner on the table fast, but if you have other leftover whole grains,…

Oven-Fried Fish & Chips

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2009 Fish and chips are traditionally sold wrapped in paper to soak up all the grease—not a good sign. To cut the calories in half and reduce the fat, we coat the delicate fish in a crispy cornflake crust and then bake it along with sliced potatoes. Serve with: Coleslaw and malt…

Flank Steak with Grilled Tomatoes & Cucumber Herb Relish

From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016 Ingredients Flank Steak & Tomatoes 1 tablespoon sugar 1½ teaspoons paprika 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons granulated garlic 1½ teaspoons ground pepper 1¼ teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1½ pounds flank steak 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 6 small firm tomatoes, halved lengthwise 2 cloves garlic, minced or finely grated…

Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

  From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2008 Ingredients 8 ounces whole-wheat angel hair pasta 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups shredded, peeled sweet potato, (about 1 medium) 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup diced plum tomatoes ½ cup water 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh…

Slow-Cooker Beef Tacos with Rhubarb Salsa

From: EatingWell.com, February 2017 Ingredients 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1½ teaspoons salt, divided 3 pounds beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon avocado oil or grapeseed oil 1 large onion, halved and sliced 1 cup low-sodium beef broth 3 tablespoons…