Category Archives: Nutrition

Holiday Helpers

We all know that this time of year is filled with family-time, celebrations and traditions that are typically centered around food. Research has shown that the average person gains about 1 pound each holiday season. That may not sound like … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Post-Turkey Burn Out!

by Marisa Creatura, MS, RD, CDN With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, everyone is preparing for the big turkey feast. And for most, following the meal comes the feeling of exhaustion. Many believe this is the result of the amino … Continue reading

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Take a mid-week break! by Jessica Dean, RD

The week is half over and it’s time for a mid-week break! How about a quick one pot stir-fry?!  Use one of the bean noodles mentioned in the previous PLC post pasta-pasta-pasta and whip up this delicious dish in minutes! VEGETABLE … Continue reading

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Pasta Pasta Pasta!

If you’re a fan of pasta, you’ve probably noticed an abundance of different versions of pasta on your grocery store shelf. From pasta made with quinoa to lentils and chickpeas to spinach pasta or zucchini “noodles”…the options seem to grow … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

A great alternative to chicken based buffalo wings, these cauliflower buffalo wings are packed with flavor and will be a new favorite on football Sunday! Serves 6; Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: ¾ cup brown rice flour 1 cup water … Continue reading

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Recipe: Brownies with a Twist by Jessica Dean, RD

Everyone has a can of black beans hidden in their pantry.  Most likely it’s hidden behind the can of pineapple and next to the cranberry sauce. Black beans offer a wide range of health benefits as well as great nutrition. … Continue reading

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Can Processed Foods Be Healthy? by Jessica Dean, RD

Most people associate the term processed foods with foods high in calories, salt, saturated and trans fats, sugar, refined carbohydrates, additives, and preservatives. Although this can be true, with a little detective work you can easily incorporate some processed foods into … Continue reading

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