Healthy Halloween

Healthy Halloween

By Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN *First, check on the local information if your neighborhood is participating in trick-or-treating this year or if there are changes due to COVID-19. Consider celebrating differently if conventional trick-or-treating is not the safest...
All About Pumpkin

All About Pumpkin

All About Pumpkin! By Christine Steerman, MA, RD, LDN Fall is officially here and with that comes the influx of pumpkin flavored foods and beverages! Let’s break out of the PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) box, and try adding this fiber-rich squash in to a variety...
Back to School in 2020

Back to School in 2020

Back to School in 2020 As we approach (or begin) the 2020 school year it’s important to consider your family’s food and nutrition habits. Packing Lunch To Go Buy items that require no assembly such as string cheese, apples, yogurt tubes, or carrot sticks Involve your...
August is Kids Eat Right Month!

August is Kids Eat Right Month!

August Is Kids Eat Right Month™ With childhood obesity on the rise, making sure kids eat right and get plenty of physical activity is vital. Parents and caregivers can play a big role in children’s nutrition and health, teaching kids about healthy foods, being...
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Meals

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Meals

Quick Meals: Veg-Style! By Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN Most of these ideas… Take about 15 minutes to prepare Use a mix of convenience foods and fresh foods Have at least 3 food groups Are around 350-450 calories (subject to portion size/appetite!)   1)   ...
Sweet Potato Bun Grass-Fed Burger Sliders

Sweet Potato Bun Grass-Fed Burger Sliders

SWEET POTATO BUN GRASS-FED BURGER SLIDERS By Chrissie Duffield-Bittner, RDN, CPT Content developed and posted prior to COVID-19   BBQs are filled with high-calorie appetizers, mayo based salads, high fat and salt meats, processed buns, alcohol, and a bunch of...