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A bowl of cooked sausage and apples.
January 23, 2023 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

This one-pan Sweet 'n' Savory Skillet recipe is a satifying meal that does not require a lot of cleanup.

close up of cinnamon spice candied pecans
December 19, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Candied pecans are one of those quintessential holiday goodies. They are great for parties, visitors, or just to snack on. Try these Cinnamon Spice Candied Pecans if you are looking for a candied nut recipe.

Qula Madkin
December 13, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Don’t put your health and fitness goals on the backburner this holiday season just because you’re traveling. There are plenty of ways to practice wellness and keep your family and yourself on track. 

Four mini wonton quiche sit on a plate.
December 5, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Do you need an easy dish for the office get-together or an upcoming party? If you are a fan of eggs, you’re in luck! Mini Wonton Quiches make tasty appetizers and come together in a flash.

Green Bean, Cranberry and Nut Salad in a bowl
November 14, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

For this holiday season, I was looking for a way to mix up the menu a little bit and offer something a little lighter. This Green Bean, Cranberry and Nut Salad is perfect.

Woman tossing salad
October 11, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Flu season is upon us, and there’s no better time than now to kick your nutrition up a notch! One easy way to strengthen your immune system is by adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet. Good nutrition plays an important role in fighting off illnesses, including the flu.

spreme grilled sandwich
October 3, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Every now and then we all could use an upgrade. Well, here’s a great twist on a classic grilled cheese sandwich. The vegetables give the sandwich a little crunch, which kicks it up a notch!

A mixture of vegetables.
September 30, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Food and Health, Nutrition

The holidays are coming up and we all know what that means. Food, food, and more food! During these festivities, it’s important to remember to eat your vegetables, too.

peach salsa in a bowl
September 19, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Fruit salsas are fabulous and can add even more dimension to the flavors of your dishes. Try this peach salsa with fish, chicken, or pork.

Bowl of Greek Island Salad
September 2, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Nutrition

I really enjoy eating Mediterranean style food and this tasty, protein-filled salad with Greek seasoning is perfect for me.

four jars of banana pudding overnight oats
August 12, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Do you need a grab-and-go breakfast but want to skip the fast food? Overnight oats are a great option.

A woman and two children slice vegetables
August 9, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Most children tend to go through picky eating phases. There are many things that could cause a child to be selective about what they eat. Some of these tips may help entice your picky eater.

A pitcher of homemade sports drink on a counter
July 29, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Most of the time water is the best choice before, during, and after physical activity. However, there are times when you might benefit from a sports drink.

A man cooks food on a grill.
July 19, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Meat typically comes to mind when we think about backyard barbecues, but you can cook much more than that on the grill. Try adding fruits and vegetables this summer to go along with your protein choices.

Glass of Creamy Blueberry Shake
July 11, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

This Creamy Blueberry Shake is great for quick breakfast or an on-the-go snack.

bunches of bananas
May 10, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Potassium, like other nutrients, helps our bodies function properly. Potassium is a mineral that helps our bodies perform a number of functions, like muscle contractions, fluid regulation, and mineral balance in cells. It also helps us maintain normal blood pressure by limiting the effect of sodium. But many of us don't get enought of it. You might be surprised at the variety of potassium-rich foods.

A woman stands at a kitchen counter.
April 12, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Food, Nutrition

Seeds are an excellent source of fiber, healthy fats, and many important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are a great way to add some crunch with a nutritional punch!

Two women load an ice chest on a bus.
March 15, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Dependable, good nutrition is key to children’s successful development, a fact that brings hundreds of organizations and individuals into action when a disruption threatens lifelong impacts. Such a disruption came in March 2020 when the pandemic lockdown made school virtual. Thousands of Mississippi children who relied on school cafeterias for breakfast and lunch were suddenly without a huge percentage of their daily nutrition. Many school districts leaped into action, using existing bus routes to deliver meals to students a few times a week.

Vegetables and olive oil on a counter.
March 7, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Nutrition

Still looking for ways to improve your health in 2022? Well, adding more of the right kinds of food to your daily diet is one way to keep moving forward.

barbecue chicken stuffed sweet potoato
February 28, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Nutrition

Do you have leftover chicken and want a different meal? Try Barbecue Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. It’s an easy meal that is both sweet and savory.

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