Category Archives: Diets

Beans, beans the magical fruit

It’s time to spill the beans on the benefits of beans. We’re specifically talking about the vegetable, not coffee “beans,” those are actually not beans. There are over 1,000 different varieties of beans which are available dry, frozen or canned.

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Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

In a dream world, desserts would be low in calories and fat, and eating one cookie wouldn’t tempt us to eat five more. Sure, healthy substitutions can be used in baking — apple sauce for butter, whole-wheat flour for white. … Continue reading

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National Nutrition Month professional tips #3

This month the No Sweat York Blog will be featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®.

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The devil’s in the details: Breaking down common food misconceptions

We’ve all heard that brown sugar is the best and gluten will kill you as we’ve dawdled under the fluorescent lights of a grocery store. But while these ideas might be spoken in earnest, they’re often full of misconceptions. Do you quake at … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Barbecue meatless loaf

When I went on a couponing spree a few months back, I purchased quite a few bags of BOCA Burger ground crumbles and Beyond Meat beyond beef crumbles. At the moment the freezer is quite bare —  except these bags of meatless crumbles. And … Continue reading

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Snack healthy on a small budget

It was sometime around my 20th bag of microwave butter popcorn for the winter that I realized: I am a terrible snacker. I, like many people, make excuses for my junkie snacking habits; “It’s cold outside, so I’ll eat this warm cinnamon … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Skinny peppermint oat cookies

In the past few weeks I have experimented with snack ideas, but there are only so many servings of hummus and baby carrots this vegetarian can handle. So then I found Skinny Mom’s skinny oat cookies.

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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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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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