One nutrient key to our immune functioning is Zinc. This nutrient is also unique in that our body does not have a specialized storage system for it, so we are required to have a daily dose for optimal health.
Get tropical with our August Shake of the Month – Piña Colada! This refreshing shake is easy to make at home and is perfect for warmer summer days.
A local favorite and named aptly! Developed at Washington State University (Go Cougs!) in 1952 by Harold Fogle, Rainier Cherries have been a staple of summer time consumption. Rainiers are classified as sweet cherries and are recognized for their pale yellow/redish tint. Nutritionally, cherries provide a mighty punch. Providing 3g of fiber per serving, cherries […]
If you are anything like me, you are always looking for new and creative ways to put a healthy twist on your favorite meals. If you are watching your carbohydrates, you have probably sworn off pasta for good. But thankfully there are now numerous healthful options available on the market to satisfy even the pickiest […]
Tis the season for a cool, creamy treat and what better way to enjoy than with these delicious, low-cal options? Here are my 5 favorite brands to try: 1. Halo Top A classic, fan favorite. Their lineup ranges from 280-380 calories per entire pint and still maintains a great creamy texture. 2. Yasso Greek-yogurt based […]
With many of us still waiting to see how states will open up this summer, road trips look to be a safer travel option for people who still want to get out and adventure. This summer, AAA is predicting Americans will take 700 million trips from July through September. Often road trips can lead to […]
Saturday is National Cheese & Wine Day and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than by compiling a healthy (ish!) snack and beverage compilation fit for health-minded individuals. Step 1: Cheese! Start with the flavorful cheeses. Goat and mozzarella cheeses tend to naturally be lower in fat so they are great choices […]
One of the best parts of the summer is all the amazing produce. This week we will explore tomatoes and learn a tasty Romesco Sauce recipe from our Registered Dietitian, Sarah.
What better way to marry a love of simple baking with healthy eating than by following these easy and delicious recipes. Use these as snack or convenient breakfasts. Ingredients 1 Packet 20/20 Lifestyles High Protein Vanilla Powder3 dates, chopped¼ c. unsweetened, shredded coconut flakes¼ c. unsweetened, vanilla almond milk1 tsp. ground flax Directions Combine all […]
If you are on your way to creating a more balanced meal plan, you are likely thinking about ways to tackle your physical hunger. Often our meals are 5 or more hours apart, which is likely leaving you feeling hungry between. A well-balanced snack strategically placed in the mid-morning, afternoon or evening can do wonders […]