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Orange Is the New Orange. Nutritionally, That Is.

by in Healthy Tips, June 5, 2014

With the new season of the prison drama Orange Is the New Black set to debut this week, it seems like a good time to celebrate all things orange. But that’s not necessarily a nod to neon-orange processed food — like crunchy cheese curls — or even prison garb, for that matter. This is aboutRead more

Fresh Pumpkin or Canned? 11 Healthy Recipes

by in In Season, October 31, 2013

This time of year, everyone goes a little pumpkin crazy! Get in on the action with these healthy dishes, which call for either fresh pumpkin or canned (take your pick).

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Lesser-Known Winter Squash Varieties

by in Uncategorized, January 28, 2012

Try out some different winter squash varieties this season for something different every day of the week.

Healthy Swaps: Thanksgiving Fare

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, November 9, 2010

Shopping for the right Thanksgiving ingredients can make all the difference. Simple changes can cut down on calories, sugar, fat, preservatives and your overall health without compromising flavor. As you hit the market to pick up your Thanksgiving fare, think about making these swaps.

Eating By Color: Orange

by in Healthy Tips, October 19, 2010

Throughout the day you should have a rainbow of colors — red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Each color is rich in specific nutrients that help make a well-balanced diet. In this series we’ll tell you why each color is important and with Halloween around the corner, we thought it was most appropriate to start with orange.

Fall Fest: Pumpkins 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, October 13, 2010

This weekend we took the kids to a pumpkin patch and they absolutely loved it! Now we have lots of pumpkins and need to put them to good use. Here are 5 recipes using your freshly picked (and even canned) pumpkins.