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It’s that time of year again! Where love is in the air. Hearts are all around. Everywhere you go is decorated in various shades of reds and pinks. The grocery stores are loaded with all kinds of stuffed animals and flowers. Oh, and who can forget those isles filled with chocolatey treats. Everyone wants to… Continue reading »

I have a three-pronged problem: I want to eat healthy, I hate to cook, and I’m lazy. I was going to say “busy,” but I will own “lazy.” I am also a science fiction fan. My favorite part of the movie is not when they defeat the hostile aliens, but when the crew gathers around… Continue reading »

Webinar Recording Now Available Nutrition Decisions Mini Series: Steps to Eating the Med Way The response to the first Med Instead of Meds webinar was overwhelming. We want to give you the tools you need to Go Med AND answer all of your questions. As you know, the Mediterranean-style eating pattern has been shown to… Continue reading »

When it comes to holiday food, I grew up with a ‘love-love’ relationship. Traditions of the season meant indulging in once-a-year specialties– from Aunt Bonnie’s pies and Racine Kringle to making homemade pizza with Aunt Bev. I eat very differently now from even a decade ago. There are many reasons for this, ranging from food… Continue reading »

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holiday of the year. Family, fun, and FOOD! What’s not to love about that?! I try to keep the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner last for as long as possible, but of unfortunately next day turkey can be little dry. The ordinary turkey sandwich is boring. So, my one of… Continue reading »

Recording Now Available  Nutrition Decisions Webinar – MED Instead of MEDS for Better Health Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist, NC State University Can the Mediterranean Diet help prevent chronic diseases? What IS the Mediterranean Diet? Dr. Carolyn Dunn discussed benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and how to make simple swaps to your everyday meals. She… Continue reading »

I’ve seen stuffed pepper recipes all over and in all different forms the past few years. Italian stuffed peppers, taco stuffed peppers, chicken and pesto stuffed peppers– you name it. But for a weeknight meal, it seemed like one step too many for me. Why not just throw all those same ingredients in a bowl… Continue reading »

 Nutrition Decisions Webinar – MED Instead of MEDS for Better Health Putting Delicious Back on the Menu Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist, NC State University What is the Mediterranean Diet? How can it help me prevent chronic diseases? What are simple food swaps I can make? She will also announce the new… Continue reading »

There are no good foods or bad foods. You have no doubt heard this for years. I contend that there are bad foods. We all know there are foods that we should not eat or at least should not eat very often. Would that not constitute a bad food? Why can’t we say that a… Continue reading »

Happy Birthday, America! 4th of July Weekend is upon us, and that means cookouts, family, and celebrations. How do you continue to eat smart at a potluck? Or when there is an apple pie staring at you? Here are a few tips (and healthy 4th of July recipes!). Don’t go to the cookout, potluck, or… Continue reading »