Category: Health & Wellness

Cherry Chatter

World Famous Rainier cherries from our friends at Stemilt are in IN THE HOUSE! The sweetest cherry glows golden with a little blush, tender skin and creamy white flesh – so good! These little treasures from Washington State are only available for a few weeks each year, so now is the time to enjoy them! Rainier cherries are a cross…

Light and Fit Summer Treats

I am always on the lookout for new products that are good nutrition options and solutions for shoppers that are trying to eat better. I am also a big advocate for dairy products, (the June blogs and articles clearly show my love for Dairy Month!), and it was fun to find some new yogurt options – the Dannon Light and…

Spring into family fun with Family Mealtimes Matter!

This last week of April is national All Kids Healthy Week, celebrated in schools and communities across the country. Spring is a busy, fun time for families, but sports and activities can make it hard to eat well and enjoy a family meal. What’s one way to stay connected and eat well? Flour tortillas help you wrap up a quick…

Great Grapes and Great Nutrition – Powering Up for National Nutrition Month

Written by Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN March is #NationalNutritionMonth, an exciting time to get energized about delicious foods that power great health. One of my favorite ways to do that is to highlight fresh produce and products that connect all the dots – history, farm-to-table, flavor, and nutrient power that is easy to enjoy in many ways. This led me…

Heart Smart and Seafood Savvy

  Written by Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Fish and seafood continue to gain fans and favor with health organizations around the world. Seafood twice per week benefits heart and mind, so I am sharing some get-you-there guidelines to make it easy.  We have highlighted these benefits by ages and stages –time to get everyone to the table for…

The Pear-fect Heart

February is American Heart Month, and we are inspired to enjoy some delicious recipes that showcase pears. Winter fruit intake is so important to heart health, especially fruit in season – pears fit the bill. Certified by the American Heart Association, pears add Vitamin C and fiber to your heart smart cart, and complements so many foods. A little history…

Better Eating Tips for the Holidays!

Written by Maureen Murphy Although it’s the season for holiday parties and special meals it’s also the season when many people find themselves gaining an extra 5-7 lbs. from overindulging in sweets, dips, and more. With a few simple tips and modifications your guests will still enjoy the party and their hips will thank you come January!   Simple tips…