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20-Minute Mexican Chicken Burrito Recipe

by Kristy Hegner

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 burritos Ingredients 4 large whole-wheat tortillas 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into bite-size pieces 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 medium… Continue Reading →

Taking Control of Stress

by Kelsi Karpinski

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month. Stress is something that everyone experiences to varying degrees, which is why this month is extremely important. Stress can have debilitating effects on both lifestyle and physical health, so understanding… Continue Reading →

The #1 Way to Make Your Every Day Healthier Now, Without Drastic Changes

by Jen Wynn

The biggest challenge in leading a healthy lifestyle is rarely that we don’t know what to do to be healthier, it’s how do we successfully pull ourselves from the pickle of a situation we find ourselves in when we are… Continue Reading →

Know the Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer and How to Lower Your Risk

by Kristy Hegner

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate us and champion the importance of screening, prevention and treatment. Colorectal (colon) cancer is the fourth-most diagnosed cancer and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United… Continue Reading →

Six Tips for a Spring Refresh

by Jessica Malen

Spring has officially sprung and you might be itching for warm weather, fresh air and sunshine. This time of in-between winter and summer is an excellent opportunity for new, healthy routines and actions. Here are some of our favorite ideas… Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Nutrition Month With Migas!

by Jessica Malen

March is National Nutrition Month—and we have a delicious recipe to kick-off the beginning of spring! Celebrating flavors from cultures around the world is a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. We are all unique with different… Continue Reading →

Heart Healthy Trail Mix

by Kristy Hegner

Enjoy a Delicious Heart Healthy Trail Mix Check out this month’s featured recipe – a trail mix that has just the right amount of sweetness and is low-sodium, making it a perfect heart-healthy snack!  Serves: 4 Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted,… Continue Reading →

Lower Your Sodium Intake With These Helpful Tips

by Kristy Hegner

Improving your heart health includes monitoring your sodium intake, which is the salt found in many foods, including some not-so-obvious sources. Every choice counts. Your daily sodium tally can quickly add up. The American Heart Association recommends we consume no… Continue Reading →

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

by Jessica Malen

If you have high blood pressure or are simply trying to prevent it, try these tips in addition to speaking with your primary care physician. Sit less, move more. Recent research has shown how sitting six to eight hours per day… Continue Reading →

Poetry in the Park: Experiencing the Arts in Our Natural Environment

by Elia Wilson

If possible, close your eyes and start to breathe slowly for a moment. Continue this breathwork, while you read the guided imagery meditation: You pull your car up to the trailhead, ready to explore an area you have been to… Continue Reading →

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