Category Archives: Health

 

Sleepy Brains Drawn to Junk Food

As any college student or shift worker will tell you, staying up all night or even just skimping on sleep can lead a person to seek out satisfying, calorie-packed foods. An emerging body of research suggests that sleep-related hunger and … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Quinoa 101

Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years, quinoa has been called the “mother grain” and “the gold of the Incas.” Today, the popularity of quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is growing steadily as people discover its pleasant nutty taste and superfood … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Independence Day Vegetable Pasta

We have a delicious recipe to add to your Independence Day BBQ. This fresh vegetable pasta is sure to win everyone’s approval. Ingredients: ½ lb baby zucchini, halved ½ lb eggplant, cut into 1/3”- thick rounds ½ lb red onions, … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Calcium 101

Consuming adequate amounts of calcium each day is no doubt right at the top of your priority list, just behind cleaning out the refrigerator and organizing your sock drawer. But beyond strengthening bones, calcium may help your heart and even … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Creamy Lemon Shrimp

Who wouldn’t love a light, “citrusy” meal that included shrimp? Here is an excellent recipe for a fresh, summer dinner. Creamy Lemon Shrimp Tofu noodles replace pasta, so you don’t need to boil water. Plus, this comforting dish offers nearly … Continue reading