Slow Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

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Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground turkey 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper…

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Pan Roasted Asparagu

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Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 tablespoons cold water 1⁄4  lemon     Directions: 1.     Put the asparagus, water and oil in the skillet. 2.    …

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April Showers Bring… Bored Children and Too Much Screen Time

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By Brittany Lightsey, MS, RD, LD You know the scenario all too well. It’s raining outside, and your children cannot go out to play,…

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Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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Ingredients: 1 lb. cooked and chopped meat of choice (chicken breasts, lean ground beef, or ground turkey) 1, 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes 2…

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Layered Zucchini Lasagna

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Ingredients: 5 medium-sized zucchinis 1½ cups tomato sauce ½ cup light ricotta cheese ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese ½ medium red onion, sliced in…

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Slow Cooker Salsa Lime Chicken

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Ingredients: 1 16-oz jar salsa 1 15-oz can black beans 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons chopped fresh…

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RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR FOOD DRIVES / FOOD BANK DONATIONS

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OVERALL: Foods high in fat, oils, and sugar provide calories, but few nutrients. These foods make up a high percentage of many diets because…

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Maintaining a Healthy Household

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  By Brittany Lightsey, MS, RD, LD Parents often come to my office defeated, tired, and overwhelmed. Feeding a busy household is a tough…

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Bulgur with Dried Cranberries

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Ingredients: 1 cup coarse-ground bulgur 2 cups (1/4-inch) cubed, peeled English    cucumber 1 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup thinly sliced green  onion 1 cup finely chopped fresh flat-  leaf parsley 1…

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Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash

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Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 small (1.5-lb) spaghetti squash 4 (3-oz) links precooked Italian chicken sausage, diced 4 cups low-sodium jarred marinara  sauce 1/2 tsp ground black…

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Surviving the Holidays

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For those of us trying to maintain healthy habits, the holiday season is often overwhelming. There are school parties, work potlucks and family get-togethers….

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Mac and Cheese Cups

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  Ingredients: 2 cups cooked durum wheat macaroni 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 stem kale, stem removed, chopped 2 miniature red bell peppers, chopped…

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