Honey Lemonade: the taste of summer in a glass

Honey Lemonade: the taste of summer in a glass

Nothing quenches a summer thirst like a cold glass of homemade lemonade! Try this all-natural recipe you can feel great about serving. INGREDIENTS: • 4 cups water • 1/3 – 1/2 cup Mississippi honey • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 5 – 7 large lemons) DIRECTIONS: Heat water and 1/3 cup of honey in a saucepan over low heat. Stir to dissolve honey. (This should take about 1 minute.) Once dissolved, remove from heat. Add Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Can’t Stand the Heat…?

Can’t Stand the Heat…?

HERE’S A WEEK OF HEALTHY DINNERS TO GET YOU OUT OF THE KITCHEN FAST. By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD More than a decade of research has shown that spending time gathered around the dinner table is a valuable way to strengthen family bonds. And, children who eat meals with their family tend to get more fruits and vegetables, less saturated fat, and weigh less. Plus, the more often kids eat dinner with their families; the less likely they are to Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

The period from late spring to mid-summer is the perfect time to enjoy some of Mother Nature’s most perfect foods…berries. There is a powerhouse of nutrition in these peewee fruits that it is hard to beat for everything from aiding weight loss to bone health and controlling blood sugar, and from heart health to easing arthritis pain and cancer prevention. This time of year fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD By midday does a growling belly and sluggish mind prompt you to ask, “What’s for lunch?” Taking time to eat a well-balanced meal in the middle of daily chaos can provide the energy you need to better manage an over-scheduled afternoon and prevent fatigue. Think of lunch as the second most important meal of the day, with breakfast remaining number one. The problem with most Read more »
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May 16, 2016
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