Posts Tagged "recipes"

Whole Grain Stuffing with Apples

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Whole Grain Stuffing with Apples

Stuffing is a tradition at many Thanksgiving dinners because it is the perfect side dish. This recipe is easy and can be prepared the night before to keep your Thanksgiving stress-free. Check out My Supermarket Sidekick pages 47-49 for tips on how to navigate the label of whole grain breads to pick the best option!

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Raise Your Spoon for National Cooking Day!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Raise Your Spoon for National Cooking Day!

The idea of cooking a healthy dinner may intimidate you, but you shouldn’t let it!  Cooking should be a fun and enjoyable experience so allow your creativity to shine.  Luckily, Sunday is National Cooking Day and is a perfect day to celebrate home cooking and to experiment with new dishes.   National Cooking Day’s purpose is to encourage and inspire you to discover and experience something new and enjoyable in the kitchen while preparing something delicious for your family.  You can...

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September Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

September Monthly Morsels

Pom Power By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern   They are the small glistening, crimson, crunchy arils that make the pomegranate fruit so distinctive. This unique fruit is not only impressive in its looks, but in its nutritional profile as well.   One serving of pomegranate seeds provides considerable amounts of vitamin C, which is necessary for a healthy immune system, and vitamin K which is essential for blood clotting. Although high on the sugar content for fruits, pomegranates...

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The Edamame Edition

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

The Edamame Edition

One of the foods celebrated in April is soy, so I figured it would be appropriate to highlight edamame in this month’s monthly morsels. Edamame are young immature soybeans that are harvested before the beans are allowed time to ripen. The beans are contained in a fuzzy and fibrous inedible shell and are typically boiled, salted and eaten out of their pods. They contain a firm and dense texture with a mild nutty and savory flavor.   Over the years, there has been much controversy...

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A Taste of My Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

A Taste of My Monthly Morsels

I am excited to bring to you, my readers, a brand new series on my blog, called Monthly Morsels. This idea came to me as I was mentoring one of my nutrition interns, Charna Sheinfeld. Charna shared the following thought with me: “I remember as a child hearing the expression “you are what you eat”, and thinking that if I eat a piece of chocolate cake, I would literally turn into one. Well, after a delicious bite of the fluffy pastry, I quickly learned that that may not be exactly be the...

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