9 Spring Items to Stock Up On

Springtime in New England means more variety in produce available in the grocery store and at your local farmer’s market. Here are some fruits and vegetables to take advantage of this spring!

10 Delicious Ways to Use Your Spiralizer

A spiralizer is a kitchen device that slices hard fruits and vegetables into long ribbon-like “zoodles,” mirroring noodles. Here are some great ideas to get you started with fun and healthy foods.

Heart Healthy Snacks to Keep in Your Bag

February 3, 2017 marks national Go Red for Women day. Heart disease does not affect just women. Did you know that 40% of deaths in the US are due to cardiovascular disease? Here are portable, healthy go-to’s for healthy snacks.

5 Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Skylar Griggs, Thanksgiving picture

For some, the days after Thanksgiving is almost better than the day of. Turkey, stuffing, Brussel sprouts, and sweet potatoes integrate into meals long after Thursday. Here are some recipes to spruce up your leftovers.

Produce to Take Advantage of This Fall

Pumpkin spice everything has been advertised since August, but just recently it began to take off at the official start of fall in New England. Fall favorites include apple picking, fall foliage, football season, and delicious fall produce. Read along about produce that is in-season and ways to include them in your fall meals.

Healthy Back-To-School Portable Snacks

When three-ring binders and colorful pens appear, you know the new school year is right around the corner. Going back to school comes with homework and sometimes long bus rides, but also with fun after-school activities and sports. Here are some on-the-go snacks to help your family ease the back-to-school routine!

Spice up your summer breakfast routine

With warmer temperatures in spring and summer comes a new season of fruits and vegetables to explore. This is the perfect time to re-think winter eating habits and vary up your most important meal of the day, breakfast.

Helpful Tools and Tips for Healthy Eating

Some folks have a natural desire to cook and some do not. Implementing lifestyle changes can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to cooking. Here are a few kitchen tools that won’t make your non-culinary inclined head spin.

Natural vs. Artificial Flavors

If you’ve ever checked the ingredients list on the back of a food you’ve probably seen the words ‘natural flavors’ and ‘artificial flavors’. What do these mean? What’s the difference between natural and artificial flavors? It can be confusing to navigate the terms used on our food labels but it’s important to understand them.

Maintaining Healthy Habits on Vacation

With summer finally here we’re all looking forward to sunshine, outdoor activities, and of course, vacation. We’re excited to take some time rest and relax, but this doesn’t mean we should forget about making nutritious choices. It’s easy to continue taking care of our bodies while on vacation, you just need to have a little preparation.