We all try to eat healthy and finding great recipes that are healthy can be a challenge. As we age we tend to focus on keeping our bones strong, something our parents probably instilled in us at a young age, but keeping a balanced diet isn’t always easy. The change of seasons, available good produce, our own personal preferences and specific needs can make it a challenge. We say keep it simple. Here’s a simple, yet delicious salad recipe we found at Eatingwell.com that you can edit to your tastes and even makes a great pack ahead lunch for work.Read More >
Vitamin D, Calcium and Kids: Are They Building Strong bones? According to an article by Patti Neighmond (“Recipe For Strong Teen Bones: Exercise, Calcium And Vitamin D”), there’s a relatively small window of time during which our bones do most of their growing. In fact, she claims that between the ages of 9 – 15, 90% of our bone mass develops. And yet, she points out, only 15% of teenagers drink milk, with girls accounting for only 9%. The reasons for this lack of milk drinking seem to be simply that drinking milk is not considered ‘cool’ and the fear of weight gain. The ‘uncool’ness of drinking milk has been addressed by the “Got Milk?” ads for many years.Read More >
Crockpot chili sounds good anytime of the year, but especially in the fall season! We thought you might enjoy this delicious vegetarian crockpot chili recipe, perfect to serve for a football party or pumpkin carving party.
This recipe is packed with vegetables that help keep your mouth healthy, like carrots. Carrots contain beta carotene. Your body needs beta carotene to create Vitamin A, which is an essential nutrient that keeps your teeth and bones strong. Meat lovers and vegetarians will love this crockpot chili and it also freezes well. Nutritious and delicious, what more could you ask for?!Read More >