5 Guilt Free Recipes for Labor Day Grillin’

Happy Labor Day to all! Sad to see the summer fly by so quickly but there is still plenty of time to enjoy some barbeque with family and friends. Barbeque may not be the first thing that comes to mind when putting together a healthy menu but with a few modifications you can keep your […]

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Cinnamon Acorn Squash Pancakes

Guest post by Holly, owner of the blog The Healthy Everythingtarian. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes  Ingredients: 1 cup oats 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup pureed acorn squash 1 egg 3 T flour 2 – 3 T milk 2 T canola oil 1 heaping T brown sugar 1 t baking […]

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How to Avoid the Freshman 15

You may have heard of something called “The Freshman 15,” which translates into those 15 pounds that some college freshmen gain from over indulging in dining halls buffets (and perhaps some drinks at frat parties!), their first year away from home. We recently spoke to a junior at Bloomsburg University, Kristen Fallon, and she relies […]

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Avocado Fries with Sweet & Spicy Peach Dipping Sauce

Guest post by Marnely Rodriquez-Murray, author of the blog, Cooking with Books. Ingredients 1 large avocado  ½ cup flour  ½ cup whole milk ½ cup panko Vegetable oil, for deep frying Salt and pepper ½ cup peach puree 2 tablespoons Sriracha (or your favorite hot sauce) 2 tablespoons honey Directions: Stir peach puree, sriracha and honey together. […]

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Gluten Free – What’s the Hype?

According to WebMd, approximately 1% of the world’s population has celiac disease and approximately 10% of people are gluten-sensitive. People with celiac disease and people who are sensitive to gluten have a difficult time digesting gluten, a composite of protein found in many grain products. In cases of celiac disease, gluten can cause serious intestinal […]

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Fresh Plum & Oat Muffins

Guest Post by Wendy, owner of the blog Around My Family Table. Ingredients: 8-12 large plums, pitted 2 sticks (1 cup total) butter, softened 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp salt 2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tbls baking powder 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 2 cups whole wheat flour Directions: […]

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5 High Protein Snack Ideas for Kids

According to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the protein needs in children change and increase as they get older.  For instance, a child 2 to 3 years old requires 13 to 50g of protein per day and a child 4 to 8 years of age requires 30 to 90g per day.  Once kids get […]

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Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream with Toasted Coconut and Almonds

Guest Post by Jenny Manseau, Culinary Arts/Culinary Nutrition student and author of the blog, Creative Cooking Gluten Free. Ingredients: 2 cans (14.5 oz each) of Coconut Milk (not light!) – this is usually found in Asian markets or at your grocery store in the international isle 3/4 cocoa powder – sifted to remove any lumps 1/2-3/4 […]

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