Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers are a great alternative to beef as they have less saturated fat and calories.  Place this burger on a whole grain hamburger bun, add some fresh tomatoes, red onion and dark leafy greens like arugula or spinach for added vitamins and minerals.  Pair this burger with a side salad and some juicy fruit for a well-balanced meal. 

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Shelf-Stable Foods

As difficult as this time is, it is important for all of us to stay home as much as possible to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and protect those most vulnerable.

Buying more shelf-stable foods is one way to reduce grocery store trips. Here is a list of healthy whole foods to have on hand:

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Discover Mindful Eating

So when did it happen? Or has it always been that way? The fact that following a delicious meal, we rarely remember the flavors, aromas and senses stimulated by a flavorful meal. Instead we often feel overfull, possibly to the point of discomfort.

Sound like the aftermath of your holiday meal? You’re not alone.

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Talking Turkey

We’ve all heard that the turkey in our Thanksgiving meal makes us sleepy. The theory comes from the fact that turkey contains the amino acid tryptophan that can be converted into several important substances, including serotonin and the hormone melatonin, a popular sleep aid.

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Healthy Tailgate Party

In addition to back to school, cooler weather and shorter days, it’s football season! Whether you tailgate at the games or celebrate while watching at home, it’s often hard to maintain healthy eating habits with the typical football party offerings, and concession stand foods provide few healthy options.

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Healthy Summer Picnics

We are in the height of summer grilling and picnic season. Warm summer evenings seem to call us outdoors at mealtime, and weekend barbecues and family picnics at the park are a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. But picnic season doesn’t mean you need to abandon your healthy eating habits.

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