9 No-Cook Meals to Stay Cool this Summer

9 no cook meals in a picnic basket

Summer is peak time for many fruits and vegetables and there are benefits of eating raw produce, such as increased fiber and antioxidant intake. Try these cooling, no-cook recipes for a day’s worth of refreshing meals.

9 Spring Items to Stock Up On

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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!

17 Ways to Use Citrus This Winter

Tangerines on a tale

Many look to the New Year as a way to kick off the year in the healthiest way possible. While many swear off foods in hopes of being “healthier”, why not consider adding back to your diet? This winter, give citrus fruits a try.

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.

Healthy Treats to Make Instead of Candy

Healthy treat alternatives

With Halloween just around the corner, candy consumption will skyrocket in homes across the United States. Here are some treats that you can make for your little (or big!) ghosts and fairies that are easy on the added sugars.

Produce to Take Advantage of This Fall

Pumpkins and squash

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.

How to Host a Healthy Summer Barbeque

Bowls of healthy foods for summer

Summer barbeques are what we daydreamed about while trudging through piercing wind and snow on our way to work. Barbeques are a great way to get everyone together and thankfully are simple to host. Here are some food safety guidelines to keep in mind when celebrating with friends this summer.

A key to success for your summer health: Hydration.

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Though often disregarded, keeping your body adequately hydrated is a crucial part of your overall health. During the summer months you are often outside and engaging in physical activity and more prone to dehydration, the serious side effects of which are quickly fixed with sufficient consumption of fluids.

Spice up your summer breakfast routine

Eggs and cheese on a piece of bread

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.

Holiday Reduced Guilt Desserts

Apple wrapped in a bow

As the holidays approach we can expect to see more sweet treats popping up in stores and at social gatherings. It’s estimated that Americans gain about five pounds during the holiday season. Five pounds might not sound like much, so what’s the harm?