Kid-approved Recipes

It seems a dairy product is always among the top of people’s favorite foods lists…cheese anyone? Dairy is one of the most versatile food groups. You can enjoy dairy as a drink, a dip, a topping for your favorite dish, and even dessert! Dairy products boast many health benefits. Protein, though mainly found in meat, […]

Got (Which) Milk?

It seems as if every time I go to the grocery store, there is a new variety of milk on the shelf.  What will they make milk out of next?  Avocados?  I can picture it now… “Can I have a cup of coffee with a splash of avocado milk?”  I digress… My point is, with […]

Un’beet’able Health Benefits

With their dramatic, rich red coloring, beets may be one of nature’s most alluring foods. These beautiful root vegetables do double duty, with the earthy-sweet bulbs and fresh greens both offering a myriad of health benefits. Beets and their greens can be enjoyed raw, cooked, juiced, steamed, roasted, sautéed, grilled and, for those who don’t […]

A Dietitian’s Top New Year’s Tips

Here we are again! Another year passed and a fresh new beginning is upon us. I hear from customers, friends, and family that they are (once again) pledging to make this their healthiest year yet, will finally start exercising, and WILL lose those extra pounds. As a Dietitian, I get excited about anything that brings […]

No-Bake Blueberry Bars

Summertime means stress-free cooking, fresh flavors, and lots of sunshine! These no-bake blueberry bars are so simple to prepare and are bursting with the fresh taste of summer. Not to mention they look spectacular! As a Dietitian, I spend a lot of my time teaching clients how to identify sugar in foods and how to […]


This month we are showing Almonds some love! 5 reasons to love almonds… They’re great for on the go: 1 ounce of almonds is about 23 almonds (*Remember the 1-2-3 rule), this fits perfectly in a perfect-portion tin or in any small container that can easily slip into your bag. Check out more tips for […]