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Don’t let the Easter bunny ruin your diet! Whether or not you celebrate Easter, you are definitely surrounded by  Easter-themed candy at the store. Although these candies look tempting, they are not great for our health! Below is a table of the Top 5 most popular Easter candies. It includes how...
Friday, April 5, 2019
Location, Location, Location: Not all produce should be stored in the same place. Knowing the proper location helps keep the produce fresh for longer and saves you money! Below is a list of March-May seasonal Texas produce, and where to store them: ·       Store in a cool, dark place (like a pantry...
Monday, March 25, 2019
This month in our client choice food pantries we are focusing on promoting the consumption of beans. On MyPlate, beans fall into both the protein and vegetable groups, and they are packed with lots of vitamins and minerals. Beans really are a powerhouse food, and here are some reasons why! -    ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Here are some ideas for a first change you can make toward healthier eating in the new year: 1. Eat breakfast. Try to incorporate healthy, convenient foods like high-fiber cereal, fat-free or low-fat yogurt, and fruit. You want your breakfast to be low in sugar but high in other nutrients that will...
Friday, December 30, 2016
Brown Rice Pilaf with Sage, Walnuts and Dried Fruit Makes: 8 servings Dried fruit and sage combine to give this whole grain dish a flavor of fall, but you can enjoy it any time of the year! Ingredients 1 canola cooking spray (as needed) 1 onion (medium, chopped) 2 celery (small stalks, ends trimmed...
Friday, December 23, 2016
December: Healthy Holidays How to wash your hands It's generally best to wash your hands with soap and water. Follow these simple steps: Wet your hands with running water — either warm or cold. Apply liquid, bar or powder soap. Lather well. Rub your hands vigorously for at least 20 seconds....
Friday, December 2, 2016
Herb-Rubbed Roast Turkey In this preparation, earthy thyme, tarragon, and rosemary add depth of flavor. Remove the skin from the turkey to cut back on fat and cholesterol. PREP TIME: 25 minutesCOOK TIME: 2 hours 34 minutesSERVINGS: 12 3/4 tsp dried thyme 3/4 tsp dried tarragon 1/2 tsp dried...
Friday, November 25, 2016