Beef: Know Your Cut

I will be blogging this month about how you can incorporate beef into your healthy diet. These posts are sponsored by the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, but are expressions of my own. My goal is … Continue reading

5 Simple Steps to March into Better Habits

Wow. It’s March already. And you know what that means? Registered Dietitians are all hopped up on nutrition tips, now more than ever! It’s National Nutrition Month®! via GIPHY Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics uses the month … Continue reading

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Herbs and spices add flavor to foods, and are often a great way to reduce the salt you use in cooking. However, some spices may also provide additional benefits to your health. Many contain “phytochemicals” and have health benefits. Last … Continue reading

Add More Flavor and Variety to Meatless Meals

I’ll probably make a beef filet with lobster tails for cozy Valentine’s day dinner at home. But I also like to include a meatless meal once a week. Whether it’s pasta with beans or a vegetable rice dish, vegetarian meals aren’t … Continue reading

Stop Eating Plain, Boring Vegetables

By now, you’ve heard that DASH Diet is voted one of the best diet plan to follow. I’m talking lifestyle here. For life. Just about any sensible diet plan, that’s supported by science, will be recommending you add more vegetables … Continue reading

Mix Up Some Fun and Fiber

General Mills recently sent me a gift with all of the fixings for a festive snack mix for the holidays. The recipe was developed by Rebecca from Foodie with Family and uses Cheerios® cereal, yogurt, honey, pistachios, yogurt covered pretzels, and … Continue reading

Incorporating More Grains into Your Diet: Quinoa, Sorghum, and More

Whole grains are part of a healthy diet, and part of a DASH Diet eating plan. They can provide fiber, which can lower cholesterol and blood lipids (fats). Fiber also helps keep you full longer and helps with blood sugar … Continue reading

Plan a Family Fun Day on Sunday

This is a guest post, written by Kimberly Bennett, a dietetic student with Eastern Michigan University. Let’s plan a family dinner!  Remember the good old days of Sunday dinners at grandma’s house? This is a great opportunity to return to … Continue reading

What’s Happened to Breakfast?

General Mills Cereals sent me a delivery of cereal, recipes and helpful tips that I’ll be using to help families transition back to school this fall. I was at the gym this week after a few weeks off. August had been … Continue reading