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How to make healthy choices at Thanksgiving dinner

Written by Dietitian and Nutrition Team on 11/5/2015 12:11:00 PM

Thanksgiving dinner

The holidays are full of unhealthy eating situations. While one meal is not going to ruin the healthy habits that you’ve worked on all year, there are steps you can take to mitigate the damage from that cranberry sauce. continue reading ...

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4 ways to make meal-prepping easier

Written by Dietitian and Nutrition Team on 11/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

Woman meal prepping

By planning and pre-cooking portions of your dinners for the week ahead, you'll eat healthier and avoid overindulging. Try these tips to make meal prepping easy and efficient!

Make a list.
Select the meals that you would like to make for the week, create a list of ingredients you'll need, and buy them all in one shopping trip.

Shop then chop.
As soon as you get home from the grocery store, wash, chop, and store any fruits, veggies, or meats you plan on using within the next few days. continue reading ...

Pumkpin muffins

Written by Dietitian and Nutrition Team on 10/1/2015 5:00:00 PM

Get a healthy taste of fall with this recipe for pumpkin oat bran muffins.

1-1/2 cups oat bran
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice continue reading ...

5 ways to avoid overindulging at the fair

Written by Dietitian and Nutrition Team on 8/3/2015 10:00:00 AM

It's state and county fair season and, for many, that means indulging in corn dogs, cotton candy and funnel cakes.

Before digging into a deep fried delicacy, consider this; a single funnel cake has about 760 calories. Not to mention, that giant turkey leg you love has over 1,140 calories and a deep fried Snickers bar can pack up to 450 calories. continue reading ...

Tips for healthy eating at summer cookouts

Written by Dietitian and Nutrition Team on 5/21/2015 3:45:00 PM

Headed to a summer cookout? You don't have to ditch your healthy eating habits to enjoy the festivities. 
  1. Don’t show up to the event starving. You’ll be more likely to overeat. continue reading ...

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