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Seasonal

22 Conversation Starters for Thanksgiving Dinner  

by Beth Czischke

Good food is a staple of every Thanksgiving meal, but good conversation can be harder to come by. As with any large gathering, you never know what’s going to happen. We’re all entitled to differing views, but it’s usually best… Continue Reading →

Amp up Your Diabetes Awareness

by Jessica Malen

November Is American Diabetes Month Nobody ever plans to get sick, yet diabetes is one of the primary causes of disability and death in the United States. Diabetes is a leading cause of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and… Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter “Candy” Apples

by Maya Munot

This week we’re featuring a recipe for a healthier candied apple – an easy, cute and fun snack idea for Halloween that kids will love! Ingredients 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter 1 teaspoon honey 1 medium apple, cored and cut… Continue Reading →

Five Tricks for a Safe and Spooky Halloween

by Jessica Malen

Have a healthy meal before. Give them a healthy dinner before they head out for trick or treating – don’t send them out on an empty stomach. Inspect the treats before they eat. Tell children not to accept – and… Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Safety

by Megan Van Hoet

A new school year is the beginning of something special. Another year for students to learn and grow, meet new friends and reconnect with the old. The excitement of new classes, teachers, school supplies, and maybe even a new school… Continue Reading →

Transitioning Your Family From Summer to School

by Jessica Malen

Fall Into This Easy Back-to-School Routine Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about your kids going back to school? This month, we have tips and tricks to help you transition your family from summertime to school this… Continue Reading →

Easy Ways to Put Overripe Bananas to Use

by Beth Czischke

There’s No Need to Get Rid of Overripe Bananas If your first thought is to toss overripe bananas when you see them in your kitchen, think again. From muffins and pancakes to healthier versions of baked goods, there are countless… 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 →

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 →

Chocolate and Vanilla Banana “Nice Cream”

by Jessica Malen

Switch From Ice Cream to “Nice Cream”! Cool down this summer with a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream. You won’t believe our vanilla and chocolate “nice cream” recipe is gluten, dairy and added sugar free. Plus, it only has… Continue Reading →

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