Skillet Fried Rice

This recipe can be made with staple ingredients you often have on hand. Use any frozen vegetables you have available. Try adding any leftover meat you have as well. Makes 1 servings | Serving size: 1 recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup of brown rice 1 cup of vegetables. Choose 2–3 (onion, broccoli, peas, celery, carrots, peppers, … Read More


Staying Active in the Winter

  Staying active this winter is easy! You can go outside, or get active in your own home. Physical activity boosts immunity during flu season.  Weather permitting, go on a nature walk or jog. Layer as needed!  Household chores like sweeping and vacuuming is an activity in itself.  Walk up and down the stairs.  Raking … Read More


Cauliflower

Cauliflower is high in vitamins C, E and K. Vitamin C supports our immune system while vitamin E helps protect cells from damage. Vitamin K helps us make proteins needed for building bones. Cauliflower is also a great source of folate and fiber. Folate helps our cells function properly. Fiber helps keep us regular. Storing … Read More


Pasta Salad

When the temperatures rise and appetites seek something refreshing, a plate of hot pasta might not be the first thing on your mind. This is where the charm of cold pasta salad steps in. This delightful dish not only caters to your pasta cravings but also keeps you fueled with a burst of flavors and … Read More


National Almond Day

  Almonds are good for your overall health. These tree nuts have been suggested to reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. In addition to improving cholesterol levels, almonds contain vitamins and minerals like vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber. Almonds are heart healthy and can contribute to lower blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure … Read More


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