Items Tagged ‘Blog’

March 5, 2018

Whole Grains 101


Experts say we should make ½ our grains whole. But what exactly does that mean? As defined by the Oldways Whole Grains Council, whole grains “contain all the essential parts and naturally-occurring nutrients of the entire grain seed in their original proportions.” A whole grain is made up of three parts. The bran is the outer […]

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Tags: Blog, carbohydrates, Eat Well, Food, grains, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, whole grains

March 1, 2018

Tomato Apple Jam Recipe


Sweet and thick with just the right amount of kick, this spread is your jam, literally! This spread tastes great on chicken, steak or fish, dolloped on a fried egg, or simply spread on your favorite toast.

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, health, healthy, Healthy Eating, jam, Nutrition, Recipe, Recipes, Tomato

February 9, 2018

6 Things We Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

By Tom Jorgenson

The Olympics are back! While we’re entertained by the best athletes in the world, let’s take advantage of the competitive nature of the Olympics and think like an athlete as we pursue our own goals to live a healthy and balanced life! What can we learn from Olympic athletes to foster our own competitiveness? 1. […]

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Tags: Blog, Motivation, olympics

February 8, 2018

Kabocha Salad w/Farro & Dijon Dressing Recipe


Another bland salad recipe… hold your horses! This is not your typical boring salad. This recipe is bulked up with kabocha squash, packed with a texturized punch from the farro, and a dijon dressing to satisfy your taste buds with this sweet and savory hearty winter salad.

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Recipe, Recipes, Squash, winter

January 29, 2018

Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Tomatoes Recipe


There are no “magic” foods weight loss and health, but if there were – spaghetti squash would rank high on the list. Slice it in half, roast it in the oven, and BOOM! – this low-calorie, high volume squash transforms into flaky strands of spaghetti! Toss in some sautéed mushrooms and tomatoes, and you have […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, Healthy Eating, low calorie, Nutrition, Recipe, Recipes, spaghetti, Squash

January 23, 2018

Butternut Squash Ravioli “unwrapped” Recipe


Butternut squash, a staple cold weather food that helps us forget about summer and look forward to fall. This recipe “unwraps” the naturally sweet, nutty squash into a savory heart-healthy comfort dish you can enjoy at home. With 9 servings, this recipe would make a great dish to pass at a holiday event, or a […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, fall, Fit & Flavorful, Food, healthy, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Recipe, Recipes, Side Dish

December 29, 2017

3 Ideas to Add (Not Restrict) in 2018


Happy New Year! January 1st 2018 is today. It’s Monday, a beginning of a new week, a fresh month, and a whole new year. If you are wanting to start taking action on your personal goals, overall well-being, and become a better version of yourself, I don’t think you can possibly find a better time than […]

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Tags: 2018, Blog, discover, Eat Well, Exercise, get fit, gratitude, health, Healthy Eating, Inspiration, mindfulness, Move

December 20, 2017

Fruit Smoothie Kickstart


Ready to kick your health up a notch? It starts with what you put in your body! Why not start your day with nature’s tasty fuel source; fruit! Fruit is high in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants and are relatively low in calories, making them a great choice for those looking to […]

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Tags: Blog, Breakfast, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Fruit, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, protein, Recipe, Recipes, smoothie

July 27, 2017

Tips for Grilling

By Kristen - Dietitian

Grilling is a great way to enjoy a quick healthy meal this summer. Plan ahead: Thaw foods overnight in the refrigerator – time saver Trim off excess fat, all sliver skin and gristle Cut foods into similar sizes – helps to prevent charring as foods will cook more evenly Seasoning: Try using a low sodium […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Grilling, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, supper ideas, tips

May 27, 2017

Top 10 Summer Activity Ideas


As we transition into the glorious summer months in Minnesota, we start dreaming of warm nights on the deck or roasting s’mores around the backyard bonfire. We also begin planning fun day trips to keep us active and exploring new, fun places. Here’s a list of 10 ideas for you and the family to enjoy these […]

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Tags: actiivity, Blog, rochester, Rochester activities, Summer Activities, summer ideas, top 10