Rewriting Resolutions — Nutritional

Popular new year resolutions usually center on bettering our bodies inside and out. An important factor in that aspect is what we eat and drink. It not only affects weight, but body image, mental health, and overall self-confidence. A nutritional resolution can be a fun and easy way to bring on the new year. Not only will you achieve weight/dietary goals, trying different foods and … Continue reading Rewriting Resolutions — Nutritional

Blood Pressure Recipes

Mediterranean Chicken Meatballs Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped basil, parsley, or dill 1/2 medium red onion 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes canned in oil, drained 1 pound lean ground turkey (or chicken) 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 large egg 1 tablespoon crushed garlic 1 tablespoon canola oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. To make the meatballs, mix together ground meat with … Continue reading Blood Pressure Recipes

Gluten-Free Recipes

Simple Gluten-Free Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Ingredients: 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups certified gluten-free oats 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup gluten-free flour blend 1 stick butter, melted 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional) Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 7×7-inch pan with coconut oil. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients. … Continue reading Gluten-Free Recipes

Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

What Does Organic Mean? If you see the “USDA Organic” or “Certified Organic” seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list that is 95-percent or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes. It must also not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The remaining 5 … Continue reading Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?