Medical science tells us that some diseases, conditions, and problems can be prevented or reduced with a healthy diet. Lindsay Pugliese, MS, RD, LDN, the in-store Nutritionist at the Harrison Crossing Giant, will help you stay healthy this winter by giving two informative and engaging classes on good eating.
First up is Healthy Super Bowl Eats on Saturday, January 27, 2:00-3:00, at Porter Branch. Watching the Super Bowl can sometimes lead to mindless munching of excess calories. Lindsay will share tips on keeping the classic snacks savory, light, delicious, and worth cheering for. You’ll have plenty of time to make these yummy, healthy snacks before the Super Bowl kickoff on February 4!
Lindsay will visit Salem Church Branch next on Saturday, February 10, 2:00-3:00, for Love Your Heart. She’s going for the Valentine’s Day tie-in here, but she’ll be giving you options beyond that traditional box of candy! Healthy food choices and an active lifestyle can have a big impact on your heart’s health. This presentation will teach you a few steps to put you on your way to a healthier heart.
Cooking with Coconut: 125 Recipes for Healthy Eating offers a plethora of methods to use the delicious coconut fruit in an wide assortment of recipes.
The coconut is considered to be one of the most versatile plants in existence. The fruit, fiber, and tree sap can be processed and used in multiple ways. Coconut "meat" can be eaten green, ripe, or dried. Coconut water (the liquid found inside the fruit) and milk (coconut water mixed with coconut "meat" to make it thicker) can be healthy for cholesterol levels. Using coconut products in your everyday meals may not only be a healthier choice, but it may help you feel better about what you're eating.
Moon Juice was created by Amanda Chantal Bacon, a world-renowned chef and overall health nut. In 2011, Amanda Chantal Bacon, a fine-dining chef and overall health nut, opened Moon Juice, a Los Angeles-based shop for healthy foods and beverages.
If you’ve wanted to turn your diet around to something healthier and cook at home more often, Dr. Weil has written a cookbook that may interest you. As a basis for Fast Food, Good Food, he uses the Mediterranean Diet and then adds in some Asian flavors.
Do you daydream about what it would be like if your children enthusiastically embraced healthy eating? It can be a reality!
Looking for new ideas for weeknight dinners? Check out Weeknight Wonders: Delicious Healthy dinners in 30 Minutes or Less, by Ellie Krieger.
Recently I heard Jo Robinson on NPR discussing her latest work, Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health, and was riveted. So, move over Barbara Kingsolver. Sadly you’ve been replaced as my nutrition guru. I SOOOO loved Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life.