Healthy Holiday Tips

Healthy Holiday Tips It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Calendars are packed with holiday parties, shopping for last minute gifts, and cookies and pies galore. The cold air makes warm comfort food even more appealing and the stress and hectic schedules can cause us to snack less healthfully than we should, thinking all…

Healthy Hummus – Summer’s BFF

Healthy Hummus – Summer’s BFF Summer is here, which means grilling out, picnics, and BBQ’s galore! It can be so easy to unintentionally consume too many calories during social events, which usually consist of burgers/dogs, potato/pasta salad, & chips/dip. Fruit salads are always a good choice, but an even better option would be to consume…

Local Farmer’s Markets

Local Farmer’s Markets Today’s blog post was written by Immaculata University Dietetic Intern, Christine Steerman.   Farmers Market Round Up Along with the increase in sunny days, warmer temperatures, and the opening of  our favorite outdoor beer gardens, spring in the Philadelphia area also means the start of the farmer’s market season. In recent years…

June is National Dairy Month!

June is National Dairy Month! Today’s blog post is written by Immaculata University’s Dietetic Intern, Amanda Lentz. Consuming dairy products provides a variety of health benefits – especially improved bone health. Foods in the Dairy Group provide nutrients that are vital for health and maintenance of your body. These nutrients include calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.…

May is National Strawberry Month!

May is National Strawberry Month! Today’s post is by MUSC dietetic intern, Ashley Bannister. Strawberry season is reminiscent of summer.  Think smoothies, fresh fruit salads, desserts layered with fruit, and fruity cocktails.  All things best enjoyed when the weather is warm and the strawberries are fresh.  Strawberries are one of the first fruits to ripen…

May is National BBQ Month!

May is National BBQ Month! Today’s blog post is written by Immaculata University’s Dietetic Intern, Amanda Lentz.  Memorial Day is almost here, which means barbecue season is right around the corner! Attending a BBQ means enjoying times with family and friends and indulging in good food, but if you’re trying to eat healthy this may…