• By Colleen Tewksbury
  • In 2020
  • March 12, 2020

Cancellation of PAND AME 2020

With heavy hearts, we are cancelling the 2020 PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting and Exhibition which was scheduled for March 27, 2020 in King of Prussia.   In an effort to be completely transparent with membership and the public, we’d like to share with you some background information on how we came […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • March 10, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day: Surprising History and Green Recipes

By: Helen Agresti RDN Celebrating and feasting come easy on St. Patrick’s Day with parades, Irish dancing, green beer, corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes.  It’s a day my family prepares to celebrate weeks in advance.  We have a strong bloodline of Irish ancestry, which calls for decorating our home with shamrocks galore and mapping out […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • March 4, 2020

Living Green For Self & Planetary Health

By Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN Eco-conscious is trending. Being green is on par with being lean. So how do we apply the concepts of sustainability to our daily health and well being goals? When I talk to my clients about eating green, the first thing that comes to mind is actually eating produce! Whether […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • February 26, 2020

Tap Into Better Oral Health

Another reason for kids to hydrate with water instead of sugar sweetened beverages. You may know that reaching for water instead of a sugar-sweetened beverage is a nutritious choice, but did you know that it could protect your smile? Everyone has harmful bacteria in their mouths that feed on the sugars that we consume. Bacteria […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • February 19, 2020

Beer: A Flavorful Ingredient in Healthy Cooking

    By: Libby Mills    You don’t have to drink craft beer to know that its loaded with flavor.  But have you ever wondered how that flavor might play out in your next salsa, flat bread or roasted carrot soup? The skillet is hot; the onions, garlic and maybe peppers are golden, the optional meat […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day Recipe Round Up

It’s the time of year for my second favorite food holiday- Valentine’s Day (obviously Thanksgiving is first!) Whether you are sending treats for your kids school, celebrating with friends, or showing a loved one how much you care- you are sure to find something perfect with our round up of healthy Valentine’s Day treats! Healthy […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • February 5, 2020

New Years Resolutions Gone Awry

By Angie Dye, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN This is usually the time when those New Year’s Resolutions start to lose steam. Are you struggling with sticking to your resolution? Is it starting to feel restrictive and not fun? If so, you might be able to relate to this personal story about my New Year’s diet […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • January 30, 2020

Energizing Super Bowl Recipes

By: Helen Agresti RDN Your fans will cheer for these energizing Super Bowl eats!  Our tasty nutrient-dense dishes will have you covered all the way to the end zone, and they won’t leave you feeling sacked on Monday morning.   Cauliflower Buffalo Bites are a great first quarter crowd pleaser.  They taste slightly sweet with a […]


  • 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 […]