Recipe

February 21, 2019

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Whole grains are part of a healthy eating pattern providing important nutrients including fiber, vitamins, and minerals. As part of a healthy diet, they may help prevent disease, aid in weight management, and improve bowel function. Although many individuals consume grains, often whole grains are not selected. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming at […]

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January 24, 2019

Mmm… Chocolate – It’s Good For My Health?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Mmm… Chocolate. We all enjoy eating treats and not feeling guilty about it, right? Well, did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate (1-2 squares) may be good for your heart, increase your mood, decrease your blood pressure and help you live longer? Cacao beans or the powder made from them are an ancient […]

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January 21, 2019

Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Fortunately for you, chocolate can be a part of a healthy diet. Like any food, the less processed it is, the better it is. In this case, more cocoa and less added fat and sugar allows us to increase our phytonutrient intake without empty calories. Phytonutrients are natural chemicals produced by plants […]

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October 29, 2018

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By tjorgenson 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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September 26, 2018

Kale Sweet Potato Hash

By tjorgenson 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

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!

By 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

Zero Waste Fresh Gazpacho

By tjorgenson 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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July 19, 2018

Stone Fruits: What Are They?

By 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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Avocado and Tomato Salad

April 30, 2018

Avocado and Tomato Salad

By 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


Leafy Greens and a Scrumptious Recipe!

April 3, 2018

Leafy Greens and a Scrumptious Recipe!

By Kristen - Dietitian blixtkristen

With spring upon us we begin to think about planting our gardens or attending the farmers market for fresh produce. April’s produce of the month is leafy greens which are packed with nutrients like calcium, folate as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Think beyond kale and spinach and consider trying arugula, Swiss chard, […]

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