• By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • January 14, 2020

Oatmeal 101: Health Benefits and Cooking Tips

By Melissa Altman-Traub MS, RDN, LDN January is National Oatmeal Month, so it’s a great time to learn more about this whole grain, which is not just for breakfast! Oatmeal and Nutrition Oatmeal has a lot of positive health effects and fits in well with a whole-foods, plant-based healthy diet. It is a great source […]


Savory Vegetable Barley Soup in your slow cooker.
  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2020
  • January 8, 2020

Vegetarian French Onion Barley Soup

by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RDN January is prime soup making weather in my kitchen. And this mash-up recipe of French Onion Soup blending with Vegetable Barley Soup is one that I’ve made often over the past few winters. It’s a pretty simple recipe – the most laborious part of it is the cutting the onions and […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • January 1, 2020

A New Take on Resolutions

 By Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN It’s just seems natural to be reflective this time of year. To think about what you’ve accomplished, and where you’ll go in the future. Resolutions that focus on diet, however, are not about a single big goal for the new year. They should be about making lasting changes in […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • December 4, 2019

Adding Nutrition to Tradition Makes for a Healthier Future 

What does a girl from the Southern Mid-West, who grew up going to Catholic School, know about Latkes? To be honest, until recently, not much. In fact, for the first 11 years of my life, Jesus was the only Jewish person that I knew.  Which, when in it comes to talking about Jewish traditions, holidays […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 20, 2019

Diabetes Month Tips

By: Kimberly Wolfe MS RD LDN CDE Diabetes and prediabetes is a growing concern in the United States.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 30.3 million US adults have diabetes and 1 in 4 of them don’t know it!  November is National Diabetes Month and Registered Dietitians have a unique ability […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 13, 2019

Thai Pumpkin Soup

By: Jessica DeGore RD LDN CDE CHWC It’s the time of year for Pumpkin EVERYTHING!!! You are probably stocked up on all your pumpkin puree cans thinking about making pie, muffins, and other sweet treats. But don’t forget about how delicious pumpkin is as a savory recipe. Pumpkins are full of nutrients including Vitamin A […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 6, 2019

6 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

By: Felicia Porrazza, MDA, RDN, LDN, CPT The holidays are right around the corner and while this time can be filled with fun activities, it can also be pretty stressful. It is important to find a balance between your health and enjoyment of the holiday season. This balance includes recognizing stress and taking action to […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 23, 2019

Trick or Treating? Embrace the Teal Pumpkin Project

by Jennifer Pullman, MA, RD Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The program was launched in 2014 by Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) to raise awareness of food allergies and promote the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters during the Halloween season. Children with food allergies frequently are unable to fully enjoy or experience […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 17, 2019

Be a School Food Champion! What You Can Do to Support Real School Food

by Amy Virus, MS, RD, LDN As we celebrate National School Lunch Week, if you are tempted to make a snap judgment from reading a school’s on-line menu or what you see in the cafeterias, please read on. School food is an easy target – it’s almost expected that the tired stereotype is right around […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 2, 2019

How To Cook a Whole Pumpkin

What do you think might happen if you popped a whole pumpkin – stem and all – into the oven? Believe it or not, in about an hour, you’ll have a beautifully cooked sugar pumpkin and bonus: the seeds will be easier to remove. Whole cooked pumpkins are the perfect vessel to serve: Soup – […]