Posts Tagged "summer"

Summertime Isn’t the Only Time for a Smoothie

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Summertime Isn’t the Only Time for a Smoothie

When you think of a smoothie, do you associate it with summertime?  Is it because it’s a cold drink?  That doesn’t have to be the case!  Smoothies can be enjoyed year round and are a perfect way for you to incorporate more fruits and vegetables throughout the day!   Smoothie Steps   Making your own smoothie is a very simple process.  Here are the 4 “ingredients” to keep in mind when you are making your smoothie:   Liquid. Liquid ingredients can be water, milk,...

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Family, Fun and Food

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

Family, Fun and Food

Getting the whole family to sit down to a family meal can seem like next to impossible with everyone’s busy schedule. Good thing this month is National Family Meal Month, a month that recognizes the importance of taking time away from your busy schedules to come together and eat a healthy family meal.  With the summer coming to an end very soon and kids coming home from camp and getting ready for school, it seems like a perfect time to try to incorporate more time for family...

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August Monthly Morsels

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

August Monthly Morsels

Kids Eat Right Month By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern August is the month chosen by the academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to celebrate Kids Eat Right Month.  How fitting is it, that as children are continuing to enjoy their summer break, as well as prepare for the upcoming school year, that we highlight the importance of healthful eating and promoting active lifestyles for children and families. Educating children at the youngest age to eat right, is essential for achieving optimal...

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Spill the Beans on Baked Beans

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Spill the Beans on Baked Beans

July is National Baked Beans Month and for good reason.  Baked beans are a favorite during the cold months but they’re also the perfect side dish for your summer barbecues.   Baked beans are most commonly made with navy, pinto or kidney beans, and they come in a range of flavors.  Many commercial brands now sell honey, barbecue and maple brown sugar flavored baked beans and over the years, these new flavors have increased their popularity, specifically with kids.  But, it’s...

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We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

This Sunday, July 17th, is National Ice Cream Day!  Not many people know this about me (although after reading this blog, thousands will) but I love ice cream.  Ice cream can be a year-round favorite, but it is enjoyed the most during the warm summer months.  With summer’s heat at its peak, this is the perfect time to cool down with sweet, creamy ice cream.   We all know that most varieties of ice cream can be high in calories, fat and sugar, but that doesn’t mean you should avoid...

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