March is National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
A wide variety of healthy grains are now more readily available. This recipe uses a high protein grain called wheat berries coupled with nutrient-packed veggies and a super simple and flavorful dressing. Add the dressing to taste and decrease the calories of this recipe by only using as much as needed.
“Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions.”
Every March is National Professional Social Work Month, an opportunity to recognize social workers and highlight their importance to our community and country as a whole.
Remember to set your clocks one hour ahead on Sunday, March 11, when we spring forward for daylight saving time. While it may seem like a minor change, it can have a major impact on your mood, appetite and even your heart.
This is about as simple as it gets. This Hasselback Caprese Chicken dish is impressive to look at and tastes even better. It will wow your guests, and it’s also great when it’s just the family! This recipe would also work well when cooking for a crowd because you can do the assembly in advance. The entire meals cooks on one baking sheet. Be sure to visit the recipe link to see how impressive this meal looks!
Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.
This month’s misconception: The bathroom medicine cabinet is the best place to store medications.
It seems like a good idea – having your medications all in one place within easy reach. Many bathrooms feature a mirrored chest attached to the wall commonly known as a medicine cabinet, so this seems like the natural place to store your medications. But, while it’s convenient, this spot may be one of the worst places to store your prescriptions.
This Greek-inspired salad features shrimp as the lean protein. Grilling the shrimp is quick and easy and can be done on a stove top grill during colder months; the shrimp even can be cooked ahead of time. It’s light and refreshing, and it’s a great option for a meal salad when you want a change from the traditional dressing-laden Caesar salad.
February is national Heart Health Month, and you can’t discuss heart healthy eating without discussing the benefits associated with the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean diet is the traditional style of cooking seen in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea and is abundant in foods that are readily available in the area.