Recipes to Rock Breakfast in Bed

by Tracy Ternes

“A MOTHER IS SHE WHO CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF ALL OTHERS BUT WHOSE PLACE NO ONE ELSE CAN TAKE.”  -- Cardinal Mermillod

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th!

Every mother deserve a huge and heartfelt thank you for their selfless love, hard work and guidance, and all the under-appreciated and unseen sacrifices that come along with motherhood. Even if it is a small gesture, take the time to let your mother know that you appreciate her.

Women of Influence and Integrity Support a Plant-based Diet

by Tracy Ternes

A plant-based diet is well recognized as a health-promoting, disease-fighting eating style for both the mainstream and the health, wellness and medical communities. Many famed leaders of the past and present have embraced a plant-based diet for optimum health and wellness. In recognition of Women's History Month, we would like to highlight a few influential women from the past and present whose achievements have inspired many and who have also chosen a healthy and ethical style of eating.

Eat Smart for Your Heart

by Tracy Ternes

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February as American Heart Month in order to increase awareness and research of heart disease. That same year, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report about the health risks of smoking, a key risk factor of heart disease.1  These actions combined marked a turning point in the fight against this widespread condition and, in years since, rates of cardiovascular disease have steadily declined.

Become a Healthier Version of Yourself in 2016!

by Tandis Bishop, RD, LD

New Year, new start, new you! No matter how cliché the slogans are, the New Year really is a chance to start fresh and a perfect time to reevaluate your life and your habits, and commit to reaching better health and making positive changes. If you are among the countless number of Americans desiring to get healthier in the coming year, we want to support you by encouraging you to make improvements in your overall lifestyle.

The Perfect Crowd-pleasing Dish for Your Holiday Table!

by Tracy Ternes

The holiday season is still going strong and we hope you are still smiling and relishing all the delight that this time of year brings. If you haven’t had a chance to try our awesome Tofu Turkey recipe, you owe it to yourself to watch the video and give it a try. This recipe is such a crowd pleaser for all ages and appetites and can be adjusted for gluten-free diets as well. It’s simple, fun and fantastic with gravy!

Tasty Dishes and Fun Ideas for Your Holiday Table

by Tracy Ternes

The holiday season has arrived, and, for many, it lends itself to an abundance of joyful gatherings, bringing together family and friends to celebrate the many gifts of life. We hope you enter into the holiday season with a light heart and a positive attitude. With that in mind, here are some great recipes and decorating ideas to help you relax, have a good time and enjoy those moments in life that you truly want to celebrate.

Good News for the Fight against Childhood Obesity

by Tandis Bishop, RDN

Childhood obesity affects everyone on a national and global scale. One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Aside from the short and long term health effects, this growing epidemic has significant medical costs and social consequences.1 Most strategies to fight childhood obesity look at removing things – for example taking out empty-calorie foods such as sugary drinks and refined grains from school vending machines and lunches.

Healthy Thanksgiving Made Easy

by Tandis Bishop, RD

We all love the traditional dishes served at Thanksgiving, but they can be distressing if you’re trying to manage your weight or eat healthier. The key is to aim for fewer calories and create healthier Thanksgiving recipes by making small, simple changes while keeping the flavors and textures you love.

Here are some ways to make your holiday recipes into healthy, easy, and tasty Thanksgiving favorites!

Vegetables and Side Dishes

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