Inspired Infusions to Beat the Heat: Your Summer Hydration Guide

by Jessica Malen

Did you know when you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated? You lose water continually by sweating, digesting and even just by breathing, so it’s important to keep rehydrating. Aim for at least eight 8-ounce glasses (or almost 2 liters)… Continue Reading →

The Power of Gratitude

by Nishat Islam

When people think of having gratitude, they think about being thankful for what they have in their life. This might be a fleeting moment, only occurring during positive events. Practicing gratitude focuses on the acknowledgement and appreciation of your blessings…. Continue Reading →

25 Budget-Friendly Summer Memories

by Jessica Malen

Summer is in full swing, and the best way to make the most of your time in the sun is to get outside. This month, we’ve put together a list of healthy seasonal activities that are either completely free or… Continue Reading →

Taking the First Step

by Megan Van Hoet

Like most tasks in life, one of the hardest aspects of exercising is getting started: taking the first step, signing up for the first class or jogging that first mile. Exercise has countless benefits including improved mood, better sleep, increased… Continue Reading →

Summertime Nice Cream Combos

by Jen Bucciarelli

Ever heard of nice cream? Nice cream looks, tastes and feels just like soft serve ice cream, but it happens to be healthier and guilt-free! Here are four very different—but equally tasty—nice cream recipes, all featuring four ingredients or less:… Continue Reading →

Outdoors Are In

by Jen Bucciarelli

Outdoor play and exploration is a fun and valuable part of a healthy lifestyle for every stage of life. It can support mental wellbeing, physical health and can even fortify relationships. See if you can coordinate an adventure to a… Continue Reading →

Setting SMART Goals

by Megan Van Hoet

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Breaking down your goals into a manageable plan can be the difference between aspirations and accomplishments. You may want to reduce stress, be more fit, lose weight,… Continue Reading →

Play It “Safe” This Summer

by Kim Bielenda

Summer means good times under the sun and making memories with family and friends. While enjoying traditional summertime activities, however, it’s important to keep in mind certain safety measures. For example, two-thirds of drowning deaths occur in the summer, between… Continue Reading →

Summer Skewer Combos

by Jessica Malen

Try the following combos at your next cookout – whether you want something lean and green or sweet and savory, we have four different recipes for you to try! Pineapple Pick-Me-Up Yellow summer squash, zucchini, red onion, sweet potato, pineapple,… Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Grilling Veggies and Fruits

by Kristy Hegner

Move Over Meat! Add Delicious Fruits and Veggies to Your Next BBQ! Looking to step up your grilling game? Add some delicious vegetables and fruit to your grill this summer with a few simple, must-try tips below. Pre-Cook Some vegetables… Continue Reading →

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