Cooking for one can be a challenge. Let’s face it, most recipes are designed for multiple servings. This can sometimes make cooking at home seem daunting and time consuming. Family Food Registered Dietitian Elizabeth May, RDN, CSOWM, LDN has some tips for when you are cooking for one. Tip #1: Select recipes that yield 2-3 […]

by Elizabeth May, RDN, CSOWM, LDN   What does this year’s theme, “Go Further with Food” make you think of? My first reaction was learning new ways to cook, specifically with fruits and veggies, like spiralizing zucchini, pickling veggies, or creating warm salads. Here are the key messages as outlined on eatright.org – 1. Include a variety of healthful foods […]

by Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN As of now, the research tells us that yes, the consumption of soy foods is associated with health benefits, including but not limited to: ·       reduced risk of breast cancer ·       risk of recurrence of breast cancer ·       decreased LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides ·       reduced blood pressure ·       […]

Have you jumped on the Millet band wagon yet? Move over quinoa there is a new grain making the rounds! Though, it is not new, millet is gaining popularity again. It must be due to the protein and fiber content, as it contain almost 10% of your fiber needs and 6 grams of protein per […]