Nutrition

November 13, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Cranberries  – good for you and for making silly faces

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Cranberries are in season! These small, round, bright red berries are bursting with… sour.  Yes, sour.  Let’s have more fun with the taste description and call it “wrinkle your nose tartness”.  Most commonly found in a sauce, dried, or as juice, cranberries’ sour taste is balanced with the sweetness of added sugar or other juices.  […]

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October 29, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

Cranberries, like many berries, are a good source fiber and vitamin C, an anti-oxidant. Additionally, the phytonutrients in cranberries may be anti-inflammatory. All may prove beneficial for better circulation, a healthy heart, and in cancer prevention. Say no to the can, and try this jam! Calories: 26 | Protein: 0g | Carbs: 7g | Total Fat: […]

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October 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition – Sweet Potatoes

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

If you’re like me you may have wondered: “What really is the difference between a sweet potato and a yam?” To clear up the confusion we need to go back to the early 1900’s when sweet potato growers needed a term to differentiate the orange fleshed sweet potato from white fleshed varieties. Thus, the term […]

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September 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Kale Sweet Potato Hash

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

This hearty fall recipe is an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamins, A & C, and a good source of B vitamins – All are important for our busy lifestyles!                                                   […]

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September 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The fall season brings the start of a new school year, and welcomes in “new” produce, notably apples! For an A+ grade this season in healthy eating, make gradual changes with your dietary choices. Lunch is a great meal to start with and by packing your lunch, it can help you plan for better options […]

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Tags: apple, apples, Blog, Eat Well, fall, Fit & Flavorful, health and wellness coach staff, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, wellness


July 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Zero Waste Fresh Gazpacho

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

With tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, celery and basil – this nutrient-rich, satisfying salad-in-a-glass, cool and complex soup blends the perfect balance of vegetables, herbs, and spices. Would you like to try this out before you make it yourself? We will be providing free samples under the stairs of the DAHLC on Aug 6! Calories: 101 […]

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Tags: cook, Dietitian, Food, Nutrition, Recipe, Soup


July 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Stone Fruits: What Are They?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing juicy peach on a hot summer day! A stone fruit is defined as a fruit with flesh or pulp enclosing a stone. Some examples of stone fruits are peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and cherries. Also, new to the farmer’s market are some hybrids called pluots and apriums, which […]

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June 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Peach Smoothie Recipe

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Cal: 224 | Carb: 44g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 10g | Fiber: 4g | Servings: 3 | Serving Size: 2 cups Ingredients 1 large banana, fresh 3 cups frozen peaches, unsweetened 1 T. honey 1.5 t cinnamon, ground .5 t vanilla extract 2 cups plain, low-fat yogurt 3 cups ice cubes Directions Combine all […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Nutrition, peach smoothie, Recipe


May 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Strawberry Balsamic Sorbet

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Calories: 83 | Protein: 1.0g | Carbohydrates: 18.8g | Total Fat: 0.3g | Yield: Approx. 5 servings (1/2 cup per serving) Ingredients -3⁄4 cup balsamic vinegar -2 tablespoons basil, chiffonade -4 cups strawberries, hulled and halved, -plus 5 berries, coarsely chopped -1 tablespoon dark honey Preparation In a small non-aluminum saucepan, bring the vinegar to a […]

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April 30, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Avocado and Tomato Salad

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Fresh Avocado & Tomato Salad Calories: 78 | Protein: 1.9g | Carbohydrates: 7.7g | Total Fat: 5.4g Yield: 4 servings (1 1⁄2 cups per serving) Ingredients 2 cups fresh tomato (any variety) 1 Avocado Juice of 1⁄2 lime Black pepper to taste 2 T. basil, chiffonade 4 ounces spring greens Preparation Core and cut tomatoes […]

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Tags: Avocado, Nutrition, Salad