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Kristy Hegner

Warm Up With This Hearty Minestrone Soup

by Kristy Hegner

Enjoy a Delicious Italian-Inspired Soup This Month Warm up this autumn with our October featured recipe – a hearty minestrone soup packed with high-fiber vegetables and legumes! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Serves:… Continue Reading →

International Overdose Awareness Day Is August 31

by Kristy Hegner

In this past year, a record 93,000 people have died of drug overdose according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this data, opioids were responsible for more than 75% of these deaths. Launching in 2001, International Overdose… Continue Reading →

Barbecue Chicken and Potato Foil Packets

by Kristy Hegner

Cooking over a campfire can be a bit tricky if you’ve never done it before. The best way to cook over an open fire is to allow a large flame to develop first, then let it sit and give it… Continue Reading →

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

by Kristy Hegner

Check Out This Delicious Way to Enjoy Grilled Veggies Change up your veggie routine by making these vegetable kabobs while you’re grilling up your favorite burger, chicken or fish this weekend! Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total… Continue Reading →

10 Processed Foods Approved By Registered Dietitians

by Kristy Hegner

You’ve likely heard numerous times that you should avoid eating processed foods. In general, that is true particularly for foods that have sodium and sugar added during processing. The type of processed foods being referred to are highly (or overly)… Continue Reading →

Myth vs. Fact: COVID-19 Vaccines

by Kristy Hegner

We’re Busting Myths and Revealing Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines! Read on decipher misconceptions surrounding COVID-19 vaccines from the facts. Having accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines is critical to making informed decisions about your health: your most valuable asset! With the… Continue Reading →

Healthier Shepherd’s Pie

by Kristy Hegner

Looking for a New Recipe to Enjoy? Check Out a Delicious Lightened-up Version of Shepherd’s Pie. Read on for our featured recipe – a healthier version of traditional Shepherd’s Pie including lean beef and lots of veggies! Prep Time: 10… Continue Reading →

Mediterranean White Bean Soup

by Kristy Hegner

This Mediterranean White Bean Soup is a flavorful and satisfying vegetarian meal that can be served for lunch or dinner.  Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 25 minutes  Total Time: 35 minutes  Servings: 6 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil… Continue Reading →

Cooking Oils: Healthy Choices and Correct Uses

by Kristy Hegner

Discover the Healthiest Oils to Cook With and How to Use Them Correctly! With several cooking oils available at the grocery store, it’s sometimes hard to know what type to use and when. Read on for a guide on how… Continue Reading →

Healthy Veggie Breakfast Casserole

by Kristy Hegner

Try This Healthy Veggie Casserole for Breakfast! Check out this month’s recipe, which features a veggie-packed breakfast casserole that’s perfect for the holidays and can be made a day ahead to save time. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40… Continue Reading →

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