Tag Archive: Nutrition

Protect Your Heart: Eat Smart With Beans

If you think you have to skimp on healthy foods to save money, consider the bean. Beans offer a unique alternative—they’re affordable and healthy. In fact, by adding just ½ cup of beans… Continue reading

Chicken and Potatoes With Lemon and Sage

Ingredients ¼ tsp. ground sage 2 Tbsp. grated lemon rind 6 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1½ Tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. salt 4 3-oz. chicken breasts, skinless, boneless 1 cup red skinned potatoes,… Continue reading

February Fruit and Veggie Tips!

Chicken and Mandarin Orange Stir-Fry

Ingredients ¼ cup orange marmalade 1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce 1 lb. skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips 2 tsp. dark sesame oil, divided 4 cups broccoli florets 2 cups sugar… Continue reading

Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad   Ingredients 2 3-oz. chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, trim off fat 3 cups ziti pasta (wheat if available) 1 cup jicama 1 cup mandarin orange sections 1 cup red… Continue reading

Detox Diets: Fad or Fabulous?

The holidays have been over for a while. But you may still be feeling their effects. Maybe the holidays left you a few pounds heavier. Maybe you’re just feeling tired and a little… Continue reading

Storing Herbs and Supplements

When you pick up medicine from the pharmacist, he or she tells you how to store it safely. Safe storage can keep medicine from changing or going bad. It can also ensure that… Continue reading

All About Antioxidants

  An antioxidant is a molecule that protects the cells of the body from harm. Many fresh fruits and veggies have antioxidants. These molecules are also found in: • Nuts • Beans • Some spices • Chocolate… Continue reading

Nutrition Challenge

Take our Nutrition Challenge and watch your sugar intake by keeping an eye on hidden sugars!

Asparagus and Pine Nut Chicken Salad

Ingredients cooking spray 4 cups cut asparagus 6 oz. skinned, chopped chicken breast ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp. toasted pine nuts 1 tsp. basil 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. olive… Continue reading

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