Nutrition Nibbles

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May is National High Blood Pressure Month

The nutrition recommended for blood pressure is to follow the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet.

It is high in fruits and vegetables and low in sodium. By combining DASH with exercise, individuals may be...Read more

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What Is Calcium?
Reviewed by Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

Calcium is perhaps the most essential nutrient when it comes to bone health. Building strong bones is like building a healthy balance in your "calcium bank account." Bones are living tissue and constantly in a state of...Read more

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Slow Cooker Chicken Minestrone Soup

1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 onion chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
2  - 32 oz cans of low sodium chicken broth
8 ounce can of artichoke hearts, drained
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 cups...Read more

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April is National Garden Month

Nutrition is just one of many reasons to have a garden. It allows you to eat locally, which means knowing where
your food comes from, and save money. There's an even bigger harvest of benefits when you involve children in
the...Read more

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Cajun Meatloaf Recipe
By Mary Mullen, MS, RD

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 green onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ...Read more
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Helpful Tips for Healthy Holiday Parties
Reviewed by Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN
 

As the holidays approach, parties become numerous along with platters of rich and delicious seasonal foods.
If you are hosting a gathering this holiday season and want...Read more

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Mediterranean Salmon with Roasted Fennel & Bell Peppers Recipe

Makes 4 servings

1-2 bulbs            Fennel, center core and top fronds removed, bulb cut into 2-inch chunks
1 large                Bell pepper, any color, seeds removed & cut into 2-...Read more

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July 2018 will mark the start of the new nutrion facts label. Below is a link that shows a short video of what to expect. We believe it will make it easier for consumers to see serving sizes and calories. 

Understanding the New Nutrition...Read more

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Meal prep seems to be a pretty popular topic with patients. There is a link below showing a video that makes meal prep super easy. It is an easy way to make sure that you aren’t forced to turn to fast food because you...Read more

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Crockpot Cabbage Roll Soup
yield 8
Ingredients
• 6 cups cabbage, roughly chopped (1 medium to large cabbage)
• 1 lb. ground beef
• 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tsp. salt
• 1 tsp. paprika
• 1 onion, chopped
• 3...Read more

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