Items Tagged ‘Healthy Eating’

October 11, 2017

Apple Cider Chicken Recipe


This is our Apple Cider Chicken recipe that was featured in our September Cooking Demo classes. Enjoy this tasty dish for your family supper tonight!

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Tags: Chicken, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, protein, Recipe, Recipes, supper

October 3, 2017

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

By Kristen - Dietitian

With the changing of the leaves and cooler temps October ushers in pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING. Desserts, cereals, spreads oh my! Why all the hype? Pumpkin is low in calories about 80 for 1 cup puree. It’s a good source of fiber, Vitamins A and C and minerals like iron, potassium and manganese. Even the seeds […]

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Tags: Cooking classes, Eat Well, fall, Healthy Eating, pumpkins

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 11, 2017

Eat Smart for Healthy Aging

By Kristen - Dietitian

Throughout our life the foods we consume impact our health. Subsequently, emerging research is showing certain foods may promote cognitive health as we age. The MIND diet, which stands for Mediterranean-Dash Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay is showing that those who follow this diet over time had less cognitive decline, such as memory problems. The diet […]

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Tags: Blog, diet, eat smart, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, Mind, MIND diet

February 26, 2017

7 Quick Nutrition Tips


Do you find yourself having the best intentions with healthy meal planning and cooking, but then realize time is not on your side? You have a busy schedule, yet you desire to keep your family and yourself healthy each day by providing nutritious food and a balanced diet. Being that it’s National Nutrition Month, we […]

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Tags: Healthy Eating, meal ideas, national nutrition month, Nutrition, nutrition tips, quick tips

August 26, 2016

A Balancing Act: School Schedules and Nutritious Meals

By Margaret Gall

Ah, the crisp cool air of Autumn brings a new season and a new routine at our home! Gone are the lazy summer days where an extra hour of staying up late or sleeping in did not matter too much with our flexible summer routine. But that routine abruptly changes with the start of school […]

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Tags: Eat Well, fall, Healthy Eating

May 25, 2016

Farmers Market Tips


To the Market we go! We had such a great time at the Farmers Market, walking around seeing the farmers and the pride they had in their products. It was truly some of the freshest spices, vegetables, and flowers we had seen in a while. We strongly encourage you to support your local farmers and […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, farmers market, Healthy Eating, Nutrition

April 7, 2016

World Health Day – 5 Fast Facts


Happy World Health Day! The World Health Organization devotes a day each year to focus on a health problem that affects us all.  This year, their focus is on the chronic disease of diabetes.  5 Fast Facts: Fact #1. Diabetes has become so prevalent that it’s seen as an epidemic and is increasing rapidly in […]

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Tags: Blog, Diabetes, Eat Well, get fit, Healthy Eating, Move, prevention, World Health Day

February 12, 2016

The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Kate- Dietitian

We are living longer but not necessarily healthier.  While many get enough food the overall American diet quality is poor. About half of all American adults have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and overweight and obesity. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide key recommendations to improve not […]

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Tags: Dietitian, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip

December 10, 2015

Member Success – Shaun


One of our members, Shaun Ober, knows what it’s like to make a significant healthy lifestyle change. Shaun works in IT at Mayo Clinic and was kind enough to share his inspiring story with us.  On January 5, 2015, Shaun joined the DAHLC.  Since then, he has dropped over 60 pounds by modifying the portion […]

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Tags: Cardio, Healthy Eating, Inspiration, Lose Weight, Member Success, Strength