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Jen Bucciarelli

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 →

Re-Think Your Reflux Relief

by Jen Bucciarelli

Acid reflux, sometimes referred to as heartburn, can be a common post-meal nuisance that happens when acid from your stomach splashes up into your esophagus, where it doesn’t belong. Since stomach acid is designed to break down food, it can… Continue Reading →

Fitting in Fitness on the Go

by Jen Bucciarelli

Healthy living can be part of every decision, even when you’re on the go. Whether you’re traveling for work, on vacation or are away for the day, there’s always time for exercise. Here are a few ways you can fit… 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 →

Homemade Veggie Burgers

by Jen Bucciarelli

Itching for a summertime recipe? This week, we’ve got a healthy BBQ recipe you’ll want to serve up this summer. Ingredients 2 tablespoons flax meal and 5 tablespoons water Coconut or olive oil for cooking 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 1… Continue Reading →

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