Crunchy Cucumber, Feta, and Almond Salad

Ingredients 4 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce heart (about 1) 2 1/2 cups (1/2-in.) diced English cucumber (about 1 medium) 1/2 cup unsalted roasted almonds, coarsely chopped 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2…

Quarantine & Healthy Eating

Feeling less motivated while being stuck at home? Check out some different tips to eating healthier during COVID-19 and quarantine. -Avoid boredom eating by being prepared with lots of hobbies or engaging activities. Examples include painting, playing games, completing a puzzle, reading, knitting, etc. -Use this as an opportunity to practice cooking and try a…

Pineapple-Coconut Dessert Cup

Ingredients: Cooking spray 1/4 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon lime rind 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons light coconut milk 3 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons toasted chopped macadamia nuts How to Make It: Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with…

Easy Quinoa-Arugula Bowl With Peaches and Avocado Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup arugula 3/4 cup precooked quinoa 1/2 avocado, sliced (half remaining from Avocado-Herb Dressing) 1/4 cup chopped peaches 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 2 teaspoons crumbled Cotija cheese How to Make It Step 1 Whisk together the vinegar,…

Meal Planning Strategies

Interested in better meal planning techniques? Here are some suggestions to get you started. Choose one designated date and time each week to plan meals before shopping. This will ensure you buy the proper ingredients for your meals. Make sure each meal includes protein, carbs, fats and fiber. Prep some foods in advance to save…

Is Juicing Overrated?

Over the last 5 years, there clearly has been an influx in “fresh pressed juice” at your local grocery store. You’ve probably noticed that it’s quite expensive too. This leaves many of us wondering “Is juice worth the high price tag?”. First of all, there are always a lot of nutrition trends and fads. This…

Spinach, Hummus, and Bell Pepper Wraps

Ingredients 2 (1.9-oz.) whole-grain flatbreads (such as Flatout Light) 1/2 cup roasted garlic hummus 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup firmly packed baby spinach 1 ounce crumbled tomato-and-basil feta cheese (about 1/4 cup) How to Make It Step 1 Spread each flatbread with 1/4 cup hummus, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the…