As a Registered Dietitian, I try not to miss an opportunity at the beginning of the year to start out with good health practices. These might include adequate sleep, consistent exercise, managing stress, moderation of alcohol use, no tobacco, keeping hydrated, meeting weight goals as well as intentional nutritious eating. Most New Year’s Resolutions include...
Sprouted Lentils

At a recent 5 Star Dinner Event, a group of eager healthy eaters sampled and learned about healthy foods from with the characters “So Sweet Potato” and “Go-Go Garbanzo” and learned grow their own personal garden. I told the group of enthusiastic gardeners that after just four days they would enjoy delicious produce fresh from their garden.  How...

This hearty meal is perfect fall fare. Change up the veggies and protein of this easy recipe to suit your taste. Ingredients 1 lb Heinen's Own lean ground beef 1lb hot Italian sausage casings removed 2 jars organic marinara, 28oz each 2lbs brussels sprouts, halved 1lb baby carrots, halved lengthwise 2 red onions, cut into...