Food Budgeting

Vegetarian Proteins Try: 450grams of lean ground beef = $5.60 vs. 450grams lentils = $1.00 If you did ½ lean ground beef and ½  lentils it would be = $3.20 for 6 servings  or $0.53/serving ONLY lean ground beef = $5.60 for 6 servings = $0.93/serving SAVINGS of $2.40 from one meal  Choose vegetables and… Continue reading Food Budgeting

Eating by the Season

What does eating by the seasons mean? Fall Vegetables: artichoke, beets, beet greens, bell peppers, broccolini, Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, celery root, chard, corn, eggplant, fennel, garlic, leeks, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, spinach, sweet potatoes, wild mushrooms Fruits: apples, chestnuts, cranberries, limes, melon, pears, plums, pomegranate, raspberries, tomatoes Nuts and seeds: almonds Meat: duck, lamb, partridge, rabbit, venison Seafood: Lobster, clams, mussels Winter Vegetables:… Continue reading Eating by the Season

Heart Health

Why Is Heart Health Important? Making heart healthy changes can have an impact other areas of health. It can help prevent or delay chronic disease such as Type 2 Diabetes. Lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attacks and stroke. Heart disease can be preventable, but it is not reversible Making healthy changes can help… Continue reading Heart Health


Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to metabolize glucose, which we obtain from the food we eat. While the pancreas usually secretes insulin, a hormone that tells our body’s cells to absorb glucose from the bloodstream and use it for energy when our blood sugar rises after we eat. Have… Continue reading Diabetes

Crohn’s and Colitis

What are Crohn’s and colitis?  Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two most prevalent forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  Crohn’s disease can impact any area of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from mouth to anus, but most commonly manifests in the lower end of the small intestine (ileum) or in the first part of… Continue reading Crohn’s and Colitis

The Teal Pumpkin Project

What is the Teal Pumpkin Project?  The Teal Pumpkin Project is a campaign started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) to support children with food allergies, intolerances, and other food-related conditions, and to keep them safe during Halloween. The idea is that in addition to handing out the typical candy to trick-or-treaters, people will… Continue reading The Teal Pumpkin Project

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