Hey all- in my world- its grilling season already! We have had a few nice days and you can bet my grill was out cooking away! There is nothing more appetizing than the smell of freshly grilled food! Continue reading “Add Color and Nutrition to Your Grill”
It’s Spring in Minnesota, which means we have shed our layers and take every chance we get to sit out on the patio, right? And what’s patio weather without a refreshing beverage? However, it’s important to look at what kind of beverages you are drinking. Continue reading “Sugar Sweetened Beverages”
Happy March! I feel like yesterday I was putting up my Christmas decorations, and now it is already March…where has the time gone! Throughout the year we find that we face different nutritional and health challenges. Continue reading “7 Tips for Making Healthy Choices while Eating Out”
Have you heard the buzz about Veggie Spaghetti? Veggies spaghetti is exactly what it sounds like- we take a vegetable and spiralize it to look like noodles. They are a great alternative to pasta and they add an extra serving of vegetables! They are a great way to create new flavor combinations that you and your kids will love! Check out recipe below! You can purchase veggie spaghetti in select varieties at your local Coborn’s- let us do the work for you! Continue reading “Veggie Spaghetti”
Happy February All! Tis the season of love and all things hearts! February celebrates national heart disease awareness month! Did you know that nearly 1,000,000 lives are taken each year? The good news is that you can play a large role in treating and even preventing this disease! Read on for some health tips from our supermarket dietitians as well as recommendations for the American Heart Association.
Consume WHOLE grains
• Many whole grains are good or excellent sources of dietary fiber. Most refined grains contain little fiber.
• Dietary fiber from whole grains, as part of an overall healthy diet, may help improve blood cholesterol levels, and lower risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity and type 2 diabetes.
• Dietary fiber can make you feel full, so you may eat fewer calories. Including whole grains in your diet plan may help you reach or manage a healthy weight. Continue reading “Heart Health Month”