Posts Tagged "Berries"

Get Berry Excited this July

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Berry Excited this July

July is National Berry Month, so what better way to celebrate than learn all about the benefits of berries and different ways to incorporate them into your daily eating pattern?   Berries, like blueberries, strawberries and raspberries contain a wide variety of antioxidants, which can help in preventing cancer. They are very nutrient dense without being high in calories and contain natural sugars so they are a healthy alternative to sugary treats.   Berries can be very versatile so...

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Give Your Salad a Makeover

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Give Your Salad a Makeover

May is National Salad Month and while this may not excite many people, I am a huge salad fan, especially this month. I feel like this year the weather went from snow days to beach days practically overnight. During these warm days I notice my appetite changes my body wants more cold dishes than hot ones. Cue the salads!   I truly believe that salads only get a bad reputation because you have not yet made yourself a great salad. We aren’t talking a wedge of iceberg lettuce and some...

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A Juicy Bite at Health

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

A Juicy Bite at Health

Strawberries are among the most eaten fresh fruits enjoyed in the United States, so it is no wonder why today, February 27, is National Strawberry Day. While strawberries are available for fresh picking across the country, most of the strawberries you will buy from a grocery store will be from California or Florida due to their warm climates. This means that strawberries are available in stores throughout the whole year, although peak season runs April through June. Depending where you live,...

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Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

As the month is coming to a close and the weather is getting even colder, take some time on January 28th to celebrate National Blueberry Pancake Day! I have searched for any reason that this special day is dedicated to a certain type of pancake to no avail, so I’ve put together my own list of reasons Blueberry Pancake Day is worth celebrating.   First, pancakes are a traditional breakfast food, and we have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After a night of...

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The Power of Cranberries

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

The Power of Cranberries

National Eat a Cranberry Day is coming up on November 23rd. What better time to celebrate cranberries than a few days before Thanksgiving? Cranberries are a trademark for the Thanksgiving holiday feast and many other holiday celebrations.  Today, I encourage you to eat a cranberry (or a couple) and create amazing recipes that focus on cranberries as the star of the show!  Who knows, maybe a recipe you create today can be a test run for your Thanksgiving dinner or dessert.   Cranberries...

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