Wellness Wednesday #7: Farmers’ Markets!

Good Morning! I hope everyone is having a great week so far and having great weather! This week I wanted to talk about Farmers’ Markets. I live in a state that doesn’t provide vital temperatures for crops year round so when spring rolls around I am super excited for the flowers to bloom and Farmers’…

Wellness Wednesday #5: What food is your state known for?

Hello All! Happy Wednesday! I stumbled upon this resource on Choosemyplate.gov called MyPlate, MyState. MyPlate, MyState provides information on what foods, flavors, and recipes your state or territory is known for. When you type in the website it is going to show you a map of the United States. You then can click on the…

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…

Eat Your Colors #2

Hello Again! This Wednesday brings two blogs! Happy Hump day! One of my lovely co workers made an amazing salsa that was perfect for this week’s theme so I really wanted to share it with all of you. It is a Cucumber salsa made with a variety of colors. It looks absolutely delicious and the…

Wellness Wednesday #1: Iron Enhancement

Hello All, I hope everyone is having a great start to their day (hump day!). I am jumping on the bandwagon and starting Wellness Wednesdays so each week I will post something health related. To start off the first one I will be talking about ways to enhance iron absorption within your diet. Many girls…