Healthy Choices & Cooking

Debunking Plant Based Myths

March 01, 2020
Spring into March by choosing plants whenever possible! Plant based diets have been rising in popularity over the past few years, even among carnivores.

Healthy Eating on a Budget

April 01, 2019
Budgeting for food is an important component of financial management.

March is National Nutrition Month!

March 01, 2019
National Nutrition Month is a yearly campaign that takes place during March dedicated to promote the importance of nutritious meals and physical activity in order to improve overall health and to reduce chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.

National Whole Grains Month

September 01, 2018
When shopping for food, look for whole foods; food the way it comes from the earth (think fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, peas and lentils, unsweetened dairy products and fresh meats).

Eggplant: A Savory Fruit with a Juicy Past

July 01, 2018
Medieval physicians warned they caused insanity, epilepsy and angry moods. Renaissance herbalists promoted them as aphrodisiacs. Nineteenth-century Europeans, thinking the fruit looked like goose eggs, named them eggplants.

All About Leafy Greens

June 01, 2018
Salad greens, kale, and spinach are rich in Vitamins A, C, E, and K and Broccoli, bok choy, and mustard are also rich in B-vitamins

Healthy Convenience Foods

May 01, 2018
Sometimes, having a busy schedule can make it difficult for us to make time to cook and to prepare our meals.

Spring is Here!

April 01, 2018
Recipes to try this Spring

Go Further With Food

March 01, 2018
Health is enhanced by foods that contain a balance of nutrients and include dietary fiber, unsaturated fats and very little added salt or sugar. 

Holiday Cooking

November 01, 2017
November is the official start of the holiday season and the beginning of menu planning and preparations for holiday dinner of various sizes.

Whether hosting or attending, many holiday dishes are not intuitive to prepare. Food safety is an important key quality when meal planning, preparing, and storing all items on the menu and is crucial to remember both when initially cooking dishes as well as when re-heating to create leftover dishes!