Processed Foods That Are Beneficial to a Healthy Diet

by Kristy Hegner

By definition, “processed food” is any food that has been altered in some way from its original state. This includes cooked, canned, frozen, washed, milled, headed, packaged or changed by fortifying, preserving or preparing it in a different way. There… Continue Reading →

Healthy Marbled Banana Bread

by Kelsi Karpinski

Delicious Banana Bread for the Whole Family February is Bake for Family Fun Month. Families are encouraged to spend time together in the kitchen sharing traditions, recipes and creating memories. This month, try out our healthy banana bread recipe that… Continue Reading →

Celebrating American Heart Month

by Jessica Malen

Show Your Heart Some Love This Month February is American Heart Month: a time to focus on our heart health and take steps to protect ourselves from heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally, and it’s… Continue Reading →

Screenings, Prevention and Early Detection of Cervical Cancer

by Kristy Hegner

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness and education to this preventable and serious cancer that affects thousands of women yearly including more than 600,000 women worldwide in 2020. Cervical cancer is mainly caused by certain… Continue Reading →

Transform Resolutions Into Lifelong Changes

by Kelsi Karpinski

When the clock struck midnight on January 1, you likely had all sorts of aspirations in your mind that you wanted to see become a reality in the new year. Whether your resolutions are health-related or otherwise, breaking them often… Continue Reading →

30-Minute Winter Cheddar & Ham Soup

by Jen Wynn

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients ½ cup carrot, diced ¼ cup onion, chopped ¼ cup celery, chopped 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced ¼ cup butter, cubed 2 ½ cups potatoes,… Continue Reading →

How to Make Holiday Treats Part of Your Nutrition Plans

by Jen Wynn

Making Holiday Treats Fit Within Your Wellness Goals Believe it or not, enjoying the full sensory experience of taste, texture and fragrance that comes with dining is a valuable part of a lifelong journey toward optimal wellbeing. Great news: that… Continue Reading →

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Apples and Maple-Mustard Dressing

by Kristy Hegner

This Month, Enjoy a Sweet and Tangy Holiday Side Dish Featuring Brussels Sprouts! Check out a delicious twist to your traditional roasted Brussels sprouts with this month’s featured recipe! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 Minutes Serves: 6… Continue Reading →

Support Your Mental Health This Winter

by Jessica Malen

Do you dread the winter season because it makes it difficult to stay in good mental health? We have some suggestions for ways to keep your mind and body happy this winter. Learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal… Continue Reading →

Setting Healthy Holiday Boundaries

by Jessica Malen

If you experience stress throughout the holiday season, it might be time to set some healthy boundaries to relieve yourself of the burden of over-giving. Boundaries are guidelines that set safe, reasonable and permissible limits. While spending time with loved… Continue Reading →

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