Take Control of Your Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, an entire month dedicated to reminding us to take a moment to focus on our heart health. Your heart is a muscle and it’s sole job is to pump blood throughout the body. But it isn’t as simple as that. That pumping supplies oxygen to every part of your body,… Read more

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Indoor Exercise

Winter is here! If you’re a winter sport lover, this is your time to get out there and hit the slopes, ponds, trails, or wherever you participate in a favorite activity. For those of who see snow on the ground and automatically want to stay inside, getting some exercise during the winter months can be… Read more

Growing Your Greens

Have you ever wanted to grow a garden, but don’t have the time or space? For a microgreen garden, all you need is a sunny window sill and your garden can be as small as you want it to be! Microgreens are tiny, edible greens grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs like beets,… Read more

Click ‘N Cook Top of 2019

As the year comes to an end, we’d like to thank you for visiting Healthy Tips! We hope we’ve given you recipes, knowledge, and ideas to take into the new year. As we look back over the past twelve months, a few recipes and blog posts really rose to the top. We have big plans… Read more

Ingredient Substitutions

Have you ever gone into the kitchen to make a recipe, only to find you’re out of a key ingredient? This can be so frustrating! Your recipe is probably not going to work if you try to make it without a critical ingredient and now you have to go to the store to pick up… Read more

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Sides

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Maybe it’s your first time hosting or you’re an expert. Either way, if you’re trying to please all of your guests, don’t forget about the vegetarians. Generally, vegetarians are people who don’t eat meat, poultry, or seafood. There are many types of vegetarians. Some eat eggs and dairy (lacto-ovo… Read more

Type 2 Diabetes: Myths and Facts

November is National Diabetes Awareness month and when you consider that one quarter of the people in the United States who have diabetes don’t even know they have it (1), it’s easy to understand why an awareness month is needed.  There are 3 major types of diabetes: Type 1: A person’s pancreas produces no insulin,… Read more

What’s in Season: Fall 2019

Fall is certainly here. It is getting chilly and the days are getting shorter. The holidays are just around the corner – so hopefully you’ll be able to balance all of the candy, gravy, and pies with some other fall favorites. Read on for some hearty recipes to use up all of the seasonal fruits… Read more

Prep School: Tips for Packing Food for a Long Day

Packing food for the day ahead can prevent you from choosing between being hungry and spending extra money. Getting enough filling and healthy food together for an eight hour plus day can be challenging. Read on for some helpful tips on packing lunch and preparing food for a long day of school or work and… Read more

Culinary Vocabulary

Cooking has its own terminology, and understanding the various words commonly found in cook books will guide you through any recipe. Whether you’ve been cooking for years or are just starting out, a good grasp on culinary vocabulary can go a long way. AL DENTE: An Italian term describing cooked pasta that has a slight… Read more