Category Archives: Nutrition

Family First Health wants you to eat your apples

  From left, Courtney Lewis and Jess Ensminger of Family First Health cross Market Street in York Tuesday during Family First Health’s “Starts With Apples Campaign,” which encourages people to take control of their own health care through small changes … Continue reading

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Healthy helpings: Halloween treats don’t have to be scary

By Marta Smith Halloween is a nutritionist’s worst nightmare, and it’s just around the corner. Many popular candies contain sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, saturated fat, trans fat and sodium. You want the kids to have fun while trick-or-treating and you want … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: veganized southwestern
chili con queso pasta bake

Casseroles are one of my favorite dishes to make. They are usually super easy and there is no need to clean the dish after dinner is served. Just plop a lid on it, and store it away in the fridge! … Continue reading

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Check out what YDR staffers used for #brownbagyork

There’s a just a few days left to participate in the Brown Bag Challenge by either commenting on our daily posts or sharing a photo of your lunch by using #brownbagyork. We asked some of our YDR staff members to … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich isn’t just for kids

Packing my lunch each day for work really depends on what is available in my fridge or in my cupboards. It can be an adventure sometimes, and the results can also be a very strange combination of foods. I don’t … Continue reading

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Better or worse: Make the healthy choice for your lunch

Packing a nutritionally dense lunch is sometimes more challenging than it seems. You forgot to pack a lunch the night before and hitting the snooze button one too many times has left you with little hope of eating anything healthy … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are a great snack if you’re looking to fill up on some healthy nutrients without breaking your calorie bank. These simple recipes, both spicy and sweet, help add some excitement to plain pumpkin seeds. Pepita is a Spanish culinary … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Pack inexpensive, healthy lunches your kids will eat

Shrewsbury mom Kelly Jarvis, who owns a Wholesome Tummie franchise in York County, shares lunch-packing tips for your kids.

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#Brownbagyork: Packing for lunch on the go

As a photojournalist, my days are unpredictable. My schedule can completely change at a moment’s notice, and there are plenty of days when my car is my office. But I’m also the hungriest person I know, and need regular meals … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Staples to keep on hand to make packing easy

By Julie Stefanski, dietitian with WellSpan When was the last time you took to the road for a week-long vacation without even a single item packed? Before a vacation, most people prepare by thinking about what to pack, possibly making … Continue reading

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