Spaghetti Squash is a savory light winter vegetable with a nutty flavor and impressive nutrient profile. It’s low in calories but high in several key vitamins and minerals, in particular, spaghetti squash is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, manganese, and vitamin B6. Spaghetti Squash does well when baked in the oven at 350F …
A well-stocked pantry can go a long way to be able to prepare and plan meals during a self- quarantine or social distancing methods.
How do I keep my home kitchen clean? Wash hands before handling and prepping foods; Wash all fresh produce before you work with them; Clean surfaces with cleaning agents before and after food prep.
Making sure your immune system is pumped up is important during this time of the novel Coronavirus. We are all under stress with the uncertainty of where this virus is heading and making sure our immune system is optimized is key!
You would think all oat milks are the same — but made by different companies they vary in nutrition content. Unlike nut milks — which have protein in them — (think almond milk, cashew milk, quinoa milk, flax milk, coconut milk) oats are just soluble fiber and carbohydrates. Home-made oat milk is literally just water and oats. The www.minimalistbaker.com describes how to make oat milk. Combining 1C rolled oats and 4 C water leads to 4 servings. Water and oats are blended in a high-speed blender and drained through a clean cotton dishtowel. The product is strained twice to remove excess starch. Over-blending can result in slimy milk.
FUEL UP for Success is geared exclusively to people who want increased energy and more focus for work-life balance and self-care. Specifically designed for busy, on-the-go professionals, F.U.E.L. UP is all about eating simply with fresh whole foods and having just the right nutrition balance to keep revved up and energized all day! After all, we cannot be our best selves if we are undernourished or poorly fueled.
How food is produced, what is consumed, and how much is lost or wasted all heavily shape the health of both people and planet. The EAT-Lancet Commission presents an integrated global framework and for the first time, provides quantitative scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.
Elderberry Syrup – Nothing to Sneeze at when it Comes to Cold and Flu Symptoms. Recent studies have shown that consuming elderberry syrup can help with cold and flu symptoms- participants in a few studies have recovered from colds more quickly compared to those not consuming the elderberry syrup while having the same cold.
Last week I had a chance to listen to a webinar sponsored by the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics http://www.whdpg.org. The webinar was run by Liz Weiss MS, RDN , family meal and nutrition expert and Maria Caudill PhD, RD a choline researcher at Cornell University. The webinar …
What do you grab for your mid afternoon snack? Maybe it’s a quick bite from a convenience store or a handful of nuts from your desk drawer. Here are some more ready available snack ideas you can bring into your office for that time when you are in search of something that will re-energize the …