Create A Quick Bread, Create An Active Lifestyle

Don’t Let Work Weigh You Down // Peanut Butter Crumble Muffins

Cold weather has set in, and the days are shorter here in Utah. This combination can lead to a more sedentary lifestyle. The term sedentary means a lot of sitting or lying down, with very little exercise. When you are sedentary, your body is affected in several ways: You burn less calories, which may lead… Continue reading Don’t Let Work Weigh You Down // Peanut Butter Crumble Muffins

Create A Skillet Meal, Create Healthy Holidays

Drowning In Turkey // Turkey Tetrazzini

One of the tricky parts about preparing a holiday meal is knowing how much food you will actually need. If you are drowning in leftover turkey, you've come to the right place! Whether you are in the mood for a warm, hearty soup, something with a Mexican flair,  or a dish steaming with veggies, MyPlate… Continue reading Drowning In Turkey // Turkey Tetrazzini

Cooking in Season, Create A Sandwich, Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

Hold the Marshmallows // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Your thoughts may be all about the turkey this week, but don't forget about the sweet potatoes. As a child, my impression of sweet potatoes was that they were vegetables with marshmallows on top. That didn't sound appetizing to me, and I never gave them a chance. As an adult, I realized that sweet potatoes… Continue reading Hold the Marshmallows // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Create A Snack, Create Healthy Holidays

Holiday Food Swaps // Maple Pecan Granola

During the holidays, it is easy to over indulge. With a few healthy swaps, you can enjoy all the fixin's and a still have a nutritious holiday season! Check out the food swaps below. They'll save you calories, reduce fat, and add make your meals more healthy. The best part is, they still taste great!… Continue reading Holiday Food Swaps // Maple Pecan Granola

Create Healthy Holidays

Hard or Easy? // Turkey Talk Booklet // Roasted Turkey Breast

Hard or easy? Which way do you like to do things? When it comes to the Thanksgiving turkey, you might be looking for the easiest way to get it done, or you might want to give yourself a little challenge. No matter what you choose, foodsafety.gov has you covered! From roasting, to grilling, to frying, they'll… Continue reading Hard or Easy? // Turkey Talk Booklet // Roasted Turkey Breast