Monthly Archives: February 2012

One Pot Vegetable Stew

Served over fiber-rich brown rich, this meal provides beta-carotene and vitamins A, C and K in just one pot, which keeps preparation and clean-up quick and easy. Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 1 tsp. olive oil 1/3 cup thinly sliced onion … Continue reading

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3 Quick Yogurt-Buying Tips!

Is the yogurt section of your supermarket growing? I’ve noticed a big increase in the brands and types of yogurt that are now available at my local supermarket and more of my clients have been asking “what yogurt should I be eating?” So, … Continue reading

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Broiled Lemon and Parmesan Tilapia

A quick and easy Friday dinner meal! Ingredients 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon celery salt 2 pounds … Continue reading

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Nuts about Nuts!

There are many factors that contribute to heart disease risk. Diet, physical activity level and genetics each play a unique role in preventing or promoting the number 1 killer of Americans. As a dietitian, I love when new research comes … Continue reading

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Buying Organic: Is it Really Worth it?

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in demand for and sales of organic foods. Today, nearly two-thirds of all Americans report buying some organic foods, and the numbers of buyers continues to rise as more mainstream … Continue reading

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Workout Anywhere With 10 Pound Dumbbells

Kimberly Baldyga   Everyone has a different fitness goal in mind ranging from losing weight, gaining muscle mass and increasing endurance and strength.  Believe it or not, you can reach any of those goals with a set of 10 pound … Continue reading

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Heart Rate Recovery

By: Kimberly Baldyga Monitoring how fast the heart returns to its resting state after exercise not only predicts physical fitness but can also be a predictor of mortality.  Heart rate recovery is based upon age and gender, so as a … Continue reading

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