Prep School: Freezing Fruits and Vegetables

Summer is (finally, thankfully) here in New England and the fruits and vegetables of the season are starting to fill the market shelves. An abundance of ripe seasonal produce means grocers and farmers need to move it or lose it, and this means deep discounts for you when compared to prices the rest of the… Read more

What’s in Season: Summer Produce

Eating seasonally is a great way to save money, support your local community, and get the freshest, most delicious produce available. This summer try your hand at eating seasonally and reap the benefits. Not sure what’s in season? See this guide below for details. Don’t forget to bring this list with you to the local… Read more

Healthy Eating for Two: What to Focus On

Figuring out what to eat when you’re pregnant can be confusing. What’s safe to eat, what’s good to eat, and what actually seems appealing? Overall, most of the advice on eating during pregnancy is the same as it was before you became pregnant: eat a balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, low-fat or… Read more

Go-To Meals

Everybody’s schedule is different, but one thing we all have in common is nights when we get home and need to get something into our bellies NOW. Having a few go-to meals up your sleeve is key to getting a healthy meal on the table in less time than pizza delivery. These are meals you… Read more

Top 5 Kitchen Tools

A well-equipped kitchen is essential to making meals at home. If you’re just starting out or are looking to update your current kitchen there are many things you can buy, but you don’t need to have every gadget. Besides a cutting board and a few mixing bowls, here are the top 5 tools that every… Read more

work lunches

What Works for Work Lunches

You’ve gotten out the door after a healthy breakfast, and you have a plan for dinner for your family tonight, but what are you having for lunch? Skipping lunch can make you sleepy, set you up for an afternoon of mindless snacking, and have you heading home so hungry that anything in sight is fair… Read more

What’s in Season: Spring 2.0

For this update on eating seasonally, we will cover not only what’s in season but also how to clean them up, what nutrition benefits the early spring produce provides, and a couple suggestions for how to use them. Here’s a quick reminder of why you may want to try eating seasonal produce. Seasonal produce is… Read more

soup

Base Recipe: Soup from Scratch

We love soup. It’s easy to make, has endless possibilities for flavor combinations, freezes well for future meals and can help reduce food waste (soup is a great cover for vegetables that are close to meeting the compost bin). Plus it’s made in one pot, so clean up is a breeze. If you’re new to… Read more

Go Further With Food

Go Further With Food

It’s never too late to set up new health and nutrition goals! March is National Nutrition Month® , a great time of year to connect with our bodies and to think about nutrition habits and the importance of food to our health. Nutrition goes beyond the word “diet” and it is not about restrictions or… Read more

DASH Diet

Heart-Healthy DASH Diet

February is American Heart Month, a time to think about paper hearts, chocolate hearts, and even your own. Newsflash! Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States and is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths. A major risk factor for developing heart disease is high blood pressure…. Read more