Posts Tagged "Vegetables"

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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Get Creative During National Salad Month

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Creative During National Salad Month

May is National Salad Month and while this may not excite you, I’m a big fan of salads!  I love that salads are not restricted to iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and heavy dressing.  You can make your salad whatever you want it to be!  You can add fruit, beans, nuts, or whatever else makes you happy. I also find it to be the perfect meal on a warm sunny day, which makes May the perfect time to celebrate salads.   I truly believe that you may not like salads because you have not...

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Produce That Has Sprung

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Produce That Has Sprung

Do you find yourself eating the same fruits and vegetables each week? Every time you go to the grocery store, you want to try that new produce you spot, but shy away from it because you just don’t know what it is. So instead, you pick up spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, strawberries once again.   Let’s change that!   With the start of a new season comes fruits and vegetables that are at their peak. You can usually find these yearlong, thanks to warmer states and importing from...

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8 Snack Ideas for National Snack Food Month

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

8 Snack Ideas for National Snack Food Month

What comes to mind when you hear the word “snack”?  Do you think of unhealthy, salty or sugary foods?  Most people associate the word snack with an unhealthy food choice because foods marketed as “snack foods” are typically processed foods laden with excess calories, fat, and sodium.   According to Dictonary.com, the definition of snack is “a small amount of food eaten between meals”.  Nowhere does it say a snack has to be unhealthy.  A snack can be homemade food, healthy...

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Have You Tried These 5 Seasonal Fruits and Veggies Lately?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have You Tried These 5 Seasonal Fruits and Veggies Lately?

As you know, having fruits and vegetables as a part of your daily meal pattern can contribute to your health and overall well-being.  There are numerous fruits and vegetables you can eat and many different ways to cook them, so you should be able to switch it up on a regular basis.   But, do you?   Try and switch up your fruits and vegetables based on what is in season; they’ll taste fresher and are (usually) cheaper!!   Here are 5 fruits and vegetables that are in season now,...

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