Overcoming Your Sugar Cravings

Posted on February 24th, 2017

Ever feel like you just can’t seem to ignore that intense desire for sweets? Do you wonder if there’s something to that craving beyond a perceived lack of self-control? You’re not alone. The good news, there’s science to say that …
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10 Ways to Improve your Eating Habits

Posted on February 15th, 2017

Looking for ways to improve your eating habits? Here are ten simple ways to get started: Include more fruits and vegetables with meals and snacks. Fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories, but high in fiber and …
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Top Tips for Boosting Your Family’s Nutrition

Posted on February 10th, 2017

By Jenna Allen, MS RDN Research indicates that children learn many of their eating habits at a young age, often mimicking the food choices (good or bad) of their parents. Thus, parents play an important role in shaping the eating …
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Healthy Snacks for Kids

Posted on January 9th, 2017

By Jenna Allen, MS RDN If you have kids, or have spent any length of time with them, you know that they snack A LOT! In fact, research indicates that in the late 1970s, most kids averaged one snack per day, …
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What is the Healthiest Diet to Follow?

Posted on December 27th, 2016

By Jenna Allen, MS RDN As a registered dietitian, I get this question a lot. And the answer isn’t as simple as you might think. For one, “diet” is a four letter word that should be banned from our vocabulary – …
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Recipes Recreated: Healthy Ingredient Substitutions

Posted on December 23rd, 2016

Trying to improve your eating habits, but not sure where to start? Healthy eating can be as easy as making a few simple modifications to the recipes you currently prepare and love. With just a couple of ingredient swaps, healthy …
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Healthier Holiday Cookies

Posted on December 15th, 2016

Yes, the holidays are a time to splurge a bit. But we are making it that much easier for you to enjoy the sweet treats this holiday season with a round-up of 5 healthier holiday cookie recipes. With a variety …
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A Beginner’s Guide to Freezer Cooking

Posted on November 25th, 2016

Jenna Allen, MS RDN Perhaps you have heard of “freezer cooking” or know someone who does it? If you have never heard of this trend in home cooking, today is your lucky day. Freezer cooking is a brilliant way of …
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Six Tips for Preventing Diabetes Complications

Posted on November 18th, 2016

Did you know…having diabetes puts you at greater risk for developing a myriad of health complications related to your heart, brain, blood vessels, kidneys, feet, eyes, and nerves as well as your gastrointestinal tract and sexual organs? It’s not all …
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