August Featured Recipe: Blackened Salmon

As we sizzle into the month of August, I thought I would share this spicy and delicious salmon recipe that has become a favorite in my household. This recipe pairs great alongside a strawberry spinach salad or with sauteed vegetables. Salmon is a good source of the heart healthy omega 3 fats EPA and DHA.Continue reading “August Featured Recipe: Blackened Salmon”

Crustless Summer Zucchini Pie

For the month of July, the dietitian is featuring this tasty summer zucchini pie. This Skinnytaste recipe gives you a healthy and savory spin on pie. With the 4th of July just around the corner, this recipe would be a great potluck item. It also works well as a summer dinner paired with a sideContinue reading “Crustless Summer Zucchini Pie”

Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System

While you’re doing your part to fight the Coronavirus by staying at home, spend a little extra time building a healthy immune system to give yourself and your loved ones an extra layer of protection. Boost your immunity by choosing healthy nutrient rich foods. Certain nutrients play an important role in your body’s immunity defenseContinue reading “Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System”

Healthy Homemade Spaghetti Recipe

INGREDIENTS Marinara Sauce: 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup finely diced onion 1/2 cup white wine PREP TIME: 15-20 MINS COOK TIME:Continue reading “Healthy Homemade Spaghetti Recipe”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s officially here, the special holiday of celebrating the ones you love. Whether you’re planning to eat chocolate yourself or will be buying it for someone special, today’s final key to a healthy heart will speak to the health benefits found in dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants called flavonoidsContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats

Dietary fat has this notoriously bad reputation. You hear the word fat and automatically think any food with fat is unhealthy or will make you gain weight. The shocking truth however is that fat is actually an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The second key to keeping your heart healthy is toContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 1-Cut Back On Salt

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s only fitting to share some helpful tips on how to keep your heart healthy this month and throughout your lifetime. One of the key principles to a heart healthy diet is lowering your salt intake. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. When you eatContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 1-Cut Back On Salt”

Detox Diets Demystified: 6 Ways to Naturally Detox

Detox diets are an ever popular topic, especially this time of year as New Year’s resolutions abound. The general idea of detoxification is the process of removing toxins from the body. There are two types of toxins that the body can be exposed to. First, are the toxins that are made in the body duringContinue reading “Detox Diets Demystified: 6 Ways to Naturally Detox”

The 50 Percent Rule: An Easy Way to Make Every Meal Healthier

There are many great tools available that make healthy eating and weight loss more manageable. Calorie counting apps, measuring cups, and activity trackers are some great examples. While each tool or method may not be a perfect fit for everyone, there is one simple strategy that you can use anyplace anytime. The 50 percent ruleContinue reading “The 50 Percent Rule: An Easy Way to Make Every Meal Healthier”

Tasty Snack Ideas

I’m hoping you enjoyed last week’s healthy snack recipe: BBQ Roasted Chickpeas. This week, I wanted to continue with the same theme and provide some additional healthy snack options for you to try. My biggest tip for choosing healthy snacks is to think of snacks as mini meals and focus on choosing foods rich inContinue reading “Tasty Snack Ideas”