Category Archives: Healthy tips

Fighting my fall eating habits

I have a hard time when this time of year creeps around. I drink all of the pumpkin spiced lattes. I eat all of the apple butter, apple pie, pumpkin bread and sugary treats. I stop exercising because it gets … Continue reading

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Change the way your kids eat at snack time

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan Dietitian Unfortunately, kids today are not eating enough fruits, vegetables, or high calcium foods and are getting more treat foods than necessary.  It’s up to us as caregivers to make the smart choice at the grocery … Continue reading

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The wonderful miracle of coconut oil

My mother-in-law bought coconut oil for the first time last winter, and I guess that’s when it first gained popularity. My sister-in-law was using it to remove her make up and moisturize her skin (yes, her arms and legs and … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Simple roasted cauliflower

This past week, we had a cantaloupe, squash, corn, peaches, broccoli and cauliflower in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program. And because it’s been a pretty busy week between the two of us, we treated all the … Continue reading

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Cutting out the carbs

I eat a lot of processed carbs. As in: a huge amount. I tried to mentally keep track of just how many boxed carbs (cereal, breads, pasta) I was eating in a day, and it’s kind of sad. For breakfast, … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Casseroles are an easy make-ahead meal for any weeknight dinner, but they can be loaded with heavy fat and and little nutrition. Make this low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole the next time you need … Continue reading

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The 5-Word Motto Truly Healthy People Live By

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You fell off the healthy wagon for a few weeks—or months, or years, whatever—and can’t seem to jump back on because the thought of overhauling your diet or adding exercise to your already-crammed schedule … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Pickled red onions, Baltimore peach cake

So, it turns out that Week 12 (this past week) was our last week of CSA summer produce from Miller Plant Farm. We received an email from Dave Miller last week that confirmed we’ll be continuing our small share enrollment with … Continue reading

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How clean is your water bottle?

If you still buy bottled water at the grocery store and think you’re helping the environment by reusing those bottles, you might want to think again. While you might create a greener planet by not tossing the bottles in the … Continue reading

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A day of beverages: 1,370 calories

If you pay any attention to the mantra: don’t drink your calories, you know that throwing back a beer or two after work can tack on as many calories as your dinner, without the nutritional benefits But don’t be deceived … Continue reading

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