Posts Tagged "nuts"

Live Like You’re In The Mediterranean!

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Live Like You’re In The Mediterranean!

The month of May is National Mediterranean Diet Month! The Mediterranean Diet, made famous by Ancel Keys, is thought of as being one of the healthiest diets in the world. This diet follows the diet of many of the countries along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and has a host of delicious and vibrant flavors. But don’t worry, you can get everything you need right at your local supermarket!   The Mediterranean Diet is known for its light and flavorful dishes. Instead of heavy sauces,...

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Cooking with Your Microwave Oven

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Cooking with Your Microwave Oven

The microwave oven is a great invention that has helped immensely with modern-day lifestyles.  The microwave provides you with an option for quick reheating when you are busy doing a million things.  Microwave ovens use electromagnetic radiation to heat foods up quickly, efficiently, and evenly compared to other slower methods of heating and cooking.   Many people fear using the microwave because of the radiation they use to heat up food.  However, the FDA has set and enforces standards...

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Join the Peanut Butters Lovers Club

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Join the Peanut Butters Lovers Club

Did you know one 12-ounce jar of peanut butter contains 540 peanuts?   Peanut butter is one of the most loved foods nationwide and is the leading use of peanuts in the United States, which is why there is an entire month to celebrate America’s favorite spread – November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month!    Nuts for Nutrition   Although peanut butter is a high caloric food, it is filled with other valuable nutrients. Remember, a serving of peanut butter is 2...

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Get Ready to Mix it Up with Trail Mix

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Ready to Mix it Up with Trail Mix

Wednesday is National Trail Mix Day! If you’re like me and my team here at BRG Health, then you must love trail mix! Trail Mix isn’t actually the technical term for the delicious treat, the word ‘gorp’ is. Gorp is often used by hikers for trail mix which stands for ‘good old raisins and peanuts’; some people say it stands for “granola, oats, raisins and peanuts’ which are more commonly found in mixes today. Whatever it means to you, it is the perfect grab-and-go nutritious snack...

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I’m Nuts for Peanuts

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

I’m Nuts for Peanuts

Peanuts are one of America’s favorite snacks. You probably can picture yourself at a baseball game, digging your hand into a bag of nuts, cracking the shell and enjoying the sweet, salty taste of peanuts.   March is National Peanut Month That’s right a whole month dedicated to the perfect little peanut! National Peanut Week had its beginnings in 1941 and has now become a whole month of celebration. Peanuts aren’t actually considered to be a nut! They are in the legume family,...

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