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Jen Bucciarelli

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 →

Chili-Lime Roasted Chickpeas

by Jen Bucciarelli

These are great as a healthy snack or salad topper for your springtime adventures or workday! Ingredients Servings: 4 Serving Size: ¼ cup 1 (15.5-ounce) can chickpeas (or dry chickpeas) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 lime, zested 1 teaspoon… Continue Reading →

Create Your Sleep-Oasis Drawer

by Jen Bucciarelli

Did you know? There are five stages of the sleep cycle and each sleep cycle lasts roughly 90 minutes. Over the course of one night’s sleep, the length of each stage changes and even adjusts to the time of day… Continue Reading →

Four Tips for Eating Well on a Budget

by Jen Bucciarelli

Eating healthily and finding healthy alternatives are not luxuries saved for those who have extra cash to spend. Everyone can make subtle adjustments to everyday recipes to eat a little better today – without breaking the bank. In fact, that’s… Continue Reading →

11 Foods You Can Freeze to Save Time and Money

by Jen Bucciarelli

As a general rule, foods can be stored in the freezer for three to six months, however, we’ve included some timelines for items that will keep well past that guideline. Remember to write the date on your freezer foods and… Continue Reading →

The ABCs of Self-Defense

by Jen Bucciarelli

From eating a balanced diet to exercising regularly and getting quality rest, part of safeguarding your health is also knowing how to protect, well, yourself. Read on to discover the ABCs of self-defense as taught by Patrick Donahue, owner of… Continue Reading →

Healthier Winter Spaghetti

by Jen Bucciarelli

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 red bell peppers, chopped 2 medium red onions, chopped 1 8-ounce container mushrooms of choice, sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 box whole-grain spaghetti noodles or roasted spaghetti squash 1 pound lean ground… Continue Reading →

New Goals for Your New Year

by Jen Bucciarelli

Fresh Ways to Start Your New Year Welcome to 2019! We hope the New Year is off to a healthy and happy start for you and your loved ones. We know you have a list of things you’d like to… Continue Reading →

Your Holiday Toy Safety Guide

by Jen Bucciarelli

There’s no greater influx of toy purchases than around the holidays and each year, more than 72,000 children under age 5 are treated for toy-related injuries. Just because a toy is for sale, doesn’t mean it meets safety recommendations. Many… Continue Reading →

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