Posts Tagged "nutrition"

Get Cheesy During National Pizza Week

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

What better way to bring in January than by celebrating National Pizza Week! Pizza is definitely a popular food and this is one food holiday we can get behind.   Did you know that if pizza is made right, it can contain all of the food groups? Yup, you read that right! Some may label pizza as a poor food choice because of all the cheese and calories it contains, but there are many ways to make a healthy pizza to celebrate National Pizza Week!   Make Your Own Pizza   Does making...

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Stay Warm with a Bowl of Soup

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Soup makes the perfect meal during the cold, winter months because of the warm and comforting feeling it provides.  One of the greatest things about soup is it’s a quick and easy meal that is full of healthy ingredients such as vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and lean proteins.   Nowadays, it is easy to pick up a can of premade soup for a quick easy meal, but it is no doubt that soup is healthier and more delicious when made from home.  You can also make a large batch that will last...

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November Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Spaghetti Squash By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern Cheap, easy to prepare, versatile, gluten free, and guilt free. These are just some of the many ways to portray spaghetti squash. This yellow, oval shaped squash gets its name because of the way its flesh separates after being cooked into yellow strands resembling spaghetti. At only 42 calories per cup, compared to a cup of regular pasta which contains over 200 calories, it is certainly worth hearing more about this interesting...

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Pop, Pop, Pop… Popcorn

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

October is more than just a month to celebrate spooks and sweets.  It is also a month to celebrate treats that are good for you, like popcorn (which also makes a perfect treat for Halloween).  Luckily, October is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month!   Did you know that Americans consume 14 billion quarts of popcorn annually?  Continue to read to find out why popcorn is a popular snack choice.   Poppin’ Nutrition   Did you know that lightly seasoned, fresh popcorn is a wholesome...

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Pumpkin: More Than a Decoration

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

As soon as fall rolls in and October starts, the pumpkins come out! Pumpkins are pretty, trendy, and represent the weather and holidays approaching. But, pumpkins are also delicious and they do not get enough credit for it!! Besides using them as decorations, they are the perfect food to eat on a chilly day!   Let’s go beyond pumpkin pie and learn more about pumpkins.   Pumpkin Nutrition   Before we get started, here is the nutritional breakdown of pumpkins so you have a better...

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