Category Archives: Food

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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Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … 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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Healthy recipes from YDR staff

Here are the recipes YDR staff submitted in our healthy snack contest.

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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: Vegan creamy spinach lasagna

I’m in the food grey zone: I really want to see the colors of spring in salads and lighter dishes, but the bitter cold and snow also have me craving hearty meals. So, I whipped up the tried-and-true meal that … Continue reading

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Market Basket of the Month

Market Basket of the Month is an educational program that was developed to create healthy habits for students. Each month, a different produce item is featured.  Educational resources developed by WellSpan Health Community Health and Wellness educators are supplied to … Continue reading

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Do you need protein bars in your healthy diet?

By Julie Stefanski, clinical dietitian at WellSpan Health No one can deny the popularity of protein or energy bars.  Whether they’re in the vitamin aisle, cereal section, or by the cash register, trying to decide on a protein bar can … 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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