Freeing Friday #3

Happy Friday! My Freedom for today is Strawberries. I loveee strawberries and anything strawberry flavored. I tend to go a little overboard when strawberries are in season but they’re just an amazing snack packed with an abundance of nutrients as outlined here: https://www.eatright.org/food/vitamins-and-supplements/nutrient-rich-foods/the-season-for-strawberries https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/strawberries#nutrition They’re also great for providing hydration during the hotter months as…

Building A Healthy Meal

Hello! Today’s blog will be about building healthy meals. I saw this handout on choosemyplate.gov and thought that it was a great tool that everyone can use to make their meals a little healthier. The handout includes 10 helpful steps to successfully building a healthy meal. Link to Choosemyplate.gov handout. Tip #1: Make half your plate…

Wellness Wednesday #2: Eat Your Colors

Good Morning, All! Today’s theme will be “Eat your colors”. I like to talk about this because so many key nutrients come from the foods that we consume. It’s always best to get your nutrients from whole foods, rather than supplements; although some diets make it hard for some nutrients to be available and stored….