Nutrition Trend: The Instant Pot

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Nutrition Trend: The Instant Pot

Do you love cooking? Are you running out of space for all your kitchen appliances? Are you tired of washing too many pots?

If you are looking for that one tool that can do it all (well, almost!), we have a solution for you.

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Seasonal Recipe: Pomegranate

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Seasonal Recipe: Pomegranate

It’s Pomegranate season!  

Pomegranate is a beautiful and delicious fruit that has many uses and health benefits. Pomegranates are unusually used in baking, cooking, juice blends, garnishes, and smoothies. They are a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid and also contain antioxidant, antiviral, and antitumor properties.

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Main Article: Healthy Holiday Indulgences

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Main Article: Healthy Holiday Indulgences

It’s getting close to the holiday season, a time for heart-warming sweets and holiday parties. Shortly after this festive time comes New Year’s Resolutions of losing that holiday weight gain and eating healthier. Instead of feeling guilty, let’s talk about healthier recipes and how to mindfully indulge to enjoy yourself without missing out on pumpkin pie and other delicious treats.

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Main Article: Guide to Natural cookware

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Main Article: Guide to Natural cookware

You probably spend a lot of time buying quality ingredients and putting a lot of effort into preparing healthy and safe meals for your loved ones and yourselves. However, all these efforts can be wasted if you are using certain types of cookware. 

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Nutrition Trend: Grass-fed and Pasture Raised

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Nutrition Trend: Grass-fed and Pasture Raised

Eating grass-fed is a conscious decision to eat animal products from animals who are eating their natural diet. It is healthier for the animals to be eating their natural diet and healthier for us as human beings. The food is more wholesome when the animal can eat their natural diet of grass, which often is infused with other greens making their diet high in nutrients.

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Nutrition Trend: How to read the updated food label

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Nutrition Trend: How to read the updated food label

After an eight-year hiatus, the United States nutrition facts label is receiving a makeover! The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a set of new requirements for food manufacturers. The goal is to make it easier for customers to know what exactly is in their foods and to assist these customers in making healthier choices.

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Main Article: The Locavore Movement

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Main Article: The Locavore Movement

Being a "locavore" means one is part of a movement which aims to connect food producers and food consumers in the same geographic region, in order to develop more self-reliant and resilient food networks.

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Seasonal Recipe: Parsnips

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Seasonal Recipe: Parsnips

It’s a new season, which means new produce and new recipes to try! This month’s post features the parsnip, a root vegetable that is related to the carrot.  Parsnips look like a white version of carrots and can be enjoyed raw or cooked.  

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Nutrition Trend: Matcha

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Nutrition Trend: Matcha

Nutrition trends often come from near and far, and some stay for years or only a few months.  One nutrition trend, however, seems like it’s here to stay! 

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Main Article:  Summer Food Safety

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Main Article: Summer Food Safety

Summer is just around the corner and the majority of us are looking forward to warmer temperatures and more time outdoors.  This also means an increase in fun food opportunities like barbeques and picnics with friends and family. 

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

As we get ready to put our winter clothes away, and prepare for spring, its always exciting to learn about the seasons freshest produce. There are many delicious fruits and vegetables that are “spring friendly”, but one that is both tastes and looks good is beets.

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Nutrition Trend:  Pasta Alternatives

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Nutrition Trend: Pasta Alternatives

One of the newest nutrition trends on the rise has been the conception of alternative pastas.  This newest trend has become particularly popular due to the increased interest in low carb, paleo and gluten free diets causing many people to gravitate toward swapping out their big bowl of wheat pasta for a substitute that has a similar taste and flavor without the high carbohydrate load.

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