Posts Tagged "whole grains"

Grilling to Perfection this 4th of July

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Grilling to Perfection this 4th of July

The pinnacle of the summer has arrived. Fourth of July weekend is the perfect time to celebrate with friends and family while catching some sun. With all of the pasta salads, burgers and desserts it’s easy to get a little carried away. Don’t stress, there are a few ways you can make this holiday healthier- and it’s easier than you think.   Never Too Late to Marinate   Marinating your meat is the perfect way to add flavor to your main course without slopping on all the excess...

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Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

As the month is coming to a close and the weather is getting even colder, take some time on January 28th to celebrate National Blueberry Pancake Day! I have searched for any reason that this special day is dedicated to a certain type of pancake to no avail, so I’ve put together my own list of reasons Blueberry Pancake Day is worth celebrating.   First, pancakes are a traditional breakfast food, and we have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After a night of...

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Aim to Improve Your Morning Breakfast!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Aim to Improve Your Morning Breakfast!

September marks the beginning of a new school year and a change in weather as everyone seems to be gradually getting back into their busy routines of life. What better time to add a healthy breakfast to your schedule? This past Friday was Better Breakfast Day! I’m sure when you were younger your mother told you to eat breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day.  Well, your mother was right!   Breakfast not only jump-starts your metabolism, it will keep you more satisfied...

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National Nutrition Month®: Enjoying the Taste of Eating Right

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

National Nutrition Month®: Enjoying the Taste of Eating Right

March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM). NNM was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a campaign to promote nutrition education with the focus of the campaign to highlight the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. NNM was initiated in 1973 as a week-long observance and became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to a growing interest in nutrition. NNM occurs annually every March.   The theme this...

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New School Year + New School Menu = Healthier Kids

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 2 comments

New School Year + New School Menu = Healthier Kids

Do you remember the school lunches when you were a kid?  How about at your children’s school?  Do chicken nuggets, greasy pizza and hot dogs sound familiar?  That will not be the case this school year!  The USDA has given school cafeterias a makeover with their Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was created to improve the health and nutrition of 32 million school children nationwide.  The goal is to provide meals that follow the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines...

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