February is American Heart Month and it’s easy to enjoy heart-healthy foods at every meal. Try one of these recipes today! This post is not sponsored but I work with The Beef Checkoff program, whose recipe appears in the TV segment shared below. As always, opinions are my own. Happy Friday, friends 🙂 Yesterday, I had the opportunity to appear on Today in Nashville for
Crispy, oven-baked salmon atop a mound of flavorful lentils cooked in vegetable stock for a light, veggie-rich meal! I received free samples of Progresso Cooking Stock mentioned in this post at no cost. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Progresso Cooking Stock and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
These naturally-sweetened, heart-healthy, raw pumpkin bites are great as snacks or for dessert! Hello friends. It’s time again for the monthly Recipe Redux post and we’re going nuts! For National Nut Day, that is 🙂 Any opportunity I get to share with others about the nutrition benefits of eating nuts, I take it. When people ask what healthy snacks they can eat during the day,
Oatmeal is getting the love treatment this week with a dose of cocoa powder, fresh raspberries, and a shot of brewed coffee. The best part of waking up is….coffee in your oats. Okay, so that doesn’t sound as good as the original jingle, but this definitely tastes delicious and that is what’s important! As I mentioned in my post earlier this week, chocolate + berries are
If you live in Nashville and haven’t tried Olive & Sinclair chocolate yet, I suggest you treat yourself to some this year for Valentine’s day! And then, once you’ve tried it and fallen in love with at least one of the unique flavors, go see their factory at 1404 McGavock Pike. Last week, I organized a tour of the O&S factory for the Nashville District Dietetic
The new year calls for a fresh start…and that’s exactly what this month’s Recipe Redux is all about! Whatever your New Year’s resolutions may be, it’s important to get a healthy, fresh start to the day with breakfast. These Pecan-Blueberry pancakes are a great way to kick-start the day! And to make the process even easier, you can make a bulk quantity of pancake mix (dry
With 60% of the population being overweight or obese, and a lack of physical activity, our nation’s health care costs continue to skyrocket while our health plummets. A sedentary lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for heart disease, the number one killer of Americans. But just like you can make changes to your diet, you can decide to start being more active each
Which has more sodium: 1 oz of oil-roasted, salted peanuts, or 3/4 cup (1.1 oz) Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes ®? Have your answer? Some of you may be surprised to know that the cereal (140 mg) has MORE sodium than salted peanuts (90 mg). But how could that be?! Sodium can be very, very sneaky…. Salt (sodium) is used as a preservative, which can be found in all