Last week I was stumped for a lunch idea and poked around in frig and pantry. I’ve been trying to include more legumes in my diet, so I thought of combining some mild flavored beans with the tuna. The green onion was on hand for another recipe, and the barbecue sauce was a last minute … Read moreTennessee Style Tuna Recipe
Easy Dinner Recipe Shrimp and Sugar Snap Peas 1 pound of shrimp 3/4 large green pepper, cut into chunks 1 8 ounce can of pineapple chunks 1 9 ounce package of frozen sugar snap peas 1 tsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes 2 tsp. olive oil Peel and de-vein … Read moreShrimp and Sugar Snap Peas Recipe
In his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech earlier this month, Joe Burrow highlighted a hidden problem for high school athletes – hunger. Teen athletes need a lot of calories, and if money is tight, they may struggle to meet their needs for growth and competition. Meals from the school lunch program may not provide enough calories … Read moreThe Heisman Trophy, Hunger, and Teen Athletes
Key Point: Eating more vegetables requires some planning. Wow! Who knew how challenging it would be eat more vegetables!! March is National Nutrition Month, and I decided I would work on practicing what I preach. The first week I was making sure to eat more vegetables. For me, this is a no brainer in the … Read more3 Tips for Eating More Vegetables: What I Discovered Last Week!
Key Point: Don’t eat junk foods at work! Eat/drink fruits, veggies, whole grains, plant protein, water. Many adults purchase foods and beverages at work or take advantage of freebies offered in break rooms or at meetings. But is this food helping or harming their nutrition? Recently researchers studied the workplace food choices of over 5,000 … Read more5 Tips to Improve Your Nutrition at Work
On a recent trip to Oregon we got to see a bit of the Hood River fruit growing area. I especially enjoyed the delicious pears that are now in season. Pears are a great source of fiber, with 6 grams in one medium pear. The pears pictured at the right are from the Draper Girls … Read moreFall Nutrition with Pears