Prep School: Using Dry Beans and Lentils

If you’ve stayed away from cooking dried beans or other dry legumes like lentils or split peas because you think it is complicated, think again. Yes, they take some time, but the most effort required is filling up a pot with water and letting it simmer on the stove. Beans and legumes are economical, the dried varieties are usually… Read more

7 Ways to Start Eating More Plant-Based

Plant-based diets are gaining in popularity and for good reason.They are associated with a number of health benefits, tend to be cheaper, and still offer plenty of variety and flavor. Plant-based diets feature plant foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains but they don’t need to be vegan or even vegetarian. You don’t need to… Read more

Winter Squash

To me, there are very few good things about winter. It’s cold, the sun doesn’t shine, and everything is white. However, one thing I do love about the winter season is the sense of coziness that comes along with it. The perfect winter day consists of getting all cuddled up under a blanket, watching a… Read more

New Year’s Food Traditions

Happy 2019! How’d you ring in the New Year? Out with friends, a quiet evening with family, solo with a good book? No matter how you spent it, Click ‘N Cook hopes you were able to celebrate with a good meal. The start of a new year is a time for many to start reflecting… Read more

Top 5 Posts of 2018

This past year was a year of growth and change for Click ‘N Cook. As the year comes to an end, we’d like to thank you for visiting Healthy Tips. We hope you’ve gained some nutrition knowledge and feel empowered to start off 2019 with some new healthy habits and recipes in mind. As we… Read more

Baking Challenges

We’re smack dab in the middle of Holiday Season: 2018. Everyone is busy, so busy, and it’s already December 6th. If you’re starting to feel the pressure, step away from the calendar, take a breath and turn on the oven. Let’s bake something. Baking can be a fun, relaxing and rewarding way to spend a… Read more

How Food Bankers do Thanksgiving

What do you picture when you think of Thanksgiving? A table surrounded by family? A living room filled with friends? A quiet evening with loved ones? What about the food? Do you have mashed potatoes that are lumpy or smooth? Turkey or ham? What about green bean casserole? What foods can you not live without?… Read more

Defining Diabetes

Were you or someone you know recently diagnosed with diabetes? While there is no real cure for diabetes, diabetes can be managed through dietary and lifestyle changes, and also through medicine. You’ll work with your healthcare provider to set up a treatment plan that works best for you. In order to be successful at managing… Read more

Nighttime Snacking: 7 Steps to a Healthier Evening

When the urge to snack late at night hits us, most of us aren’t craving a piece of fruit or a serving of vegetables. Often we’re not even really hungry! It’s tempting to reach for chips, candy or another serving of dinner and eat extra calories, sodium, and saturated fat that our body doesn’t need…. Read more


Prep School: Freezer Cooking

Freezer cooking isn’t a new concept, chances are you’ve heated up a frozen pizza or meal at some point. But have you ever thought about preparing your own? Your freezer is more than a storage space for ice cubes, it’s an extension of your pantry, and having a freezer meal on hand can be a… Read more