Tasty and Nutritious Family-friendly Peanut Recipes

Peanuts are a common allergen, but for those who aren’t allergic, they’re also a nutritional powerhouse. Just 100 grams of peanuts gives you 25.8 grams of protein, 8.5 grams of fiber, healthy fats, and plenty of vitamins and minerals. Try the comforting and healthy peanut recipes on this page to bring some variety to your pantry […]

Yummy Healthy Fish Recipes

Fish is a tasty way to get protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. We have two quick and easy recipes to share with you. The fish we’ve chosen — salmon and swai — are fatty fish, so you’re getting those healthy Omega 3 acids.Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, so this type of fish helps […]

National Walnut Day Recipes

Happy National Walnut Day! Celebrate with treats made from walnuts. Walnuts have more protein than they do carbs, and they also contain large amounts of anti-inflammatory omega-3 essential fatty acids. They’re high in fiber, low in sugar, and chock full of antioxidants. Enjoy walnuts in traditional banana nut bread, kicked up a notch with white […]

Healthy Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home by trying some healthy, family-friendly recipes for traditional Irish food. Irish Stew Traditionally, Irish stew was made with mutton or lamb and lots of root vegetables. Not ready to spend hours cutting up parsnips and turnips? We’ve updated the recipe with pre-cut stew beef and some frozen veggies to […]

Kid-Friendly Spinach Recipes

While you might think that all of the amazing health benefits of spinach are enough to win anybody over, sometimes kids just don’t seem to like it. Good nutrition is important for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for growing children. Therein lies the predicament. Sometimes healthy foods don’t taste as good as […]

Kind to Your Colon Recipes

You might be surprised to learn that the way you eat has consequences for your colon. Less red meat, less processed meat like hot dogs, less sugar, more fiber, more leafy greens, and more calcium-rich foods like canned salmon — that’s the prescription for a happy colon, according to Rush University Medical Center. A chicken […]

Bananas: The World’s Favorite Fruit

Bananas are the most popular fruit in the world. This may be a little bit surprising, since they are a tropical fruit that doesn’t grow in most places. They don’t grow in most of the United States, but the average American eats 26 pounds of bananas each year.  Bananas are a fresh fruit that is […]

Recipes for Oatmeal Month

Whole grains are better for us than refined grains, and oatmeal is the health powerhouse among whole grains. It’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods around. The health benefits of oatmeal include: Oats are higher in protein than most grains, and they contain lots of fiber, too. Half a cup of rolled oats gives you […]

Top 8 Heart-Healthy Foods for Valentine’s Day

Skip processed foods and make a day’s worth of heart-healthy high-fiber treats instead! Oats Oats are a hearty breakfast food that lowers cholesterol and makes your heart happy. Cooking old-fashioned rolled oats is quick and easy, but instant oatmeal can be just about as nutritious if you avoid the pre-sweetened kinds.                              old fashioned                    […]

Celebrate a World of Flavors

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” The average American cooks just a few dishes, and 12% of us cook the same thing every time we cook. But eating more different foods is one of the easiest ways to make your meal healthier.  Eat a variety of […]