Items Tagged ‘Nutrition’

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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Tags: cooking class, Culinary Classes, Dietitian, Food, health, Nutrition, Recipe


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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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe, Recipes


October 4, 2018

Nutrition – Sweet Potatoes

By 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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Tags: Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


September 25, 2018

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry (And How To Fix It)

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

It’s been a mere hour and 32 minutes since your last meal, and you’re spending more time thinking about what you’re going to eat next than you are finishing up that project due by the end of the day. You feel like you’re eating enough, but no matter what you put in your body, you […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Move, Nutrition, wellness


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


June 26, 2018

Peach Smoothie Recipe

By 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

Strawberry Balsamic Sorbet

By 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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Tags: Eat Well, Nutrition, Recipe, strawberry balsamic sorbet


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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Tags: blue cheese and arugula salad, Eat Well, leafy greens, Nutrition, pear, Recipe, Salad