The Unicorn Smoothie: A healthy, magical treat

So, let’s talk about this new Unicorn Frappuccino at Starbucks®. It’s quite the craze! You’ve probably seen it in all its pink and sprinkled glory all over Facebook and social media channels. I haven’t tried this magical drink, but at first glance, it doesn’t scream “healthy.” They describe it as “color and flavor changing”, which … Continue reading The Unicorn Smoothie: A healthy, magical treat




Frugal feasting for four

For families working with a tight budget, eating healthy can sometimes be low on the priority list. Consistently eating fresh, nutritious food doesn’t have to break the bank but it does require some planning. Creating a grocery list can help you plan out your week, keep you accountable and discourage impulsive buys. Check out some … Continue reading Frugal feasting for four




Cooking classes offer cancer patients a different type of support

Barbara Edwards is a cancer survivor who recently discovered a renewed passion for cooking. “I’ve been coming to this class for two years,” Barbara said. “I now cook two-to-three times a week, share the class’ recipes on Facebook and with my non-profit group and my family always requests that I make certain dishes.” Barbara, who … Continue reading Cooking classes offer cancer patients a different type of support




Shaking the salt habit: FDA initiative aims to reduce sodium

Americans love salty foods. The average American consumes 3400 mg of sodium per day. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommends that Americans should target under 2300 mg of sodium daily, and the American Heart Association recommends a target of under 1500 mg sodium daily for healthy Americans. While there is ongoing discussion on the … Continue reading Shaking the salt habit: FDA initiative aims to reduce sodium