Nutrition Tips

Nutrition Tips 2018-09-05T15:21:26-06:00

Low-Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal Apple Crisp Recipe

Low-Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal Apple Crisp (serves 2) Ingredients: 2 cups granny smith apples, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 6 packets SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener, divided 1/4 cup baking mix, heart smart 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon light margarine   PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Stir together apples, ½ teaspoon ground [...]


September is National Childhood Obesity Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Month The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated this month as National Childhood Obesity Month NOT because anyone is saying your child doesn’t fit some standard of beauty, but because obesity is a serious health concern.  All parents want their children to be healthy and to have [...]


Cream Cheese and Veggie Roll-up (makes 1 serving)

Cream Cheese and Veggie Roll-up (makes 1 serving) Ingredients: 3 tablespoons cream cheese ½ teaspoon dried chives ¼ teaspoon dried dill ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder 1 8-inch whole-wheat flour tortilla, at room temperature ¼ cup baby spinach ½ cup shredded or sliced vegetables, such as carrots, bell pepper and/or cucumber Combine cream cheese, chives, dill [...]


Packing a Healthy Lunch

Packing a Healthy Lunch Now that we’re nearing the end of summer, the school year is right around the corner!  For many that means dusting off the lunch box and thinking about what to pack for lunch. Although breakfast is widely known to be the “most important meal of the day,” lunch also plays an [...]


Flavored Water

Flavored Water Recipes (from California Department of Health) Watermelon Basil Water 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed 10-12 basil leaves 1 half gallon water Pour water over watermelon and basil.  Refrigerate at least two hours and then serve over ice.  Store in refrigerator and drink within 24 hours. Orange Mint Water 3 large oranges, washed and [...]