This Asian inspired salad is a crowd pleaser! Substitute zoodles (zucchini noodles) if you want even more veggies, or add some chili sauce if you like spice! Ingredients: 1/2 lb whole wheat thin spaghetti 1 lb sugar snap peas (or snow peas) 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup frozen green peas, defrosted 1/2 cup peanut […]
An egg bake, or frittata, is a great way to make a quick, easy meal packed with lots of healthy veggies! Directions: Preheat oven and spray/oil baking dish Rinse and cut seasonal veggies evenly into small pieces. Pre-cook (e.g. saute, blanch, roast) any hard […]
Bringing your family on a blueberry-picking adventure is fun for everyone. Prime time for blueberries Up North is mid-to-late summer. Are you ready?! Enjoy the healthy activity at these Northern Michigan blueberry U-pick farms, and read ahead for yummy recipes to try at home with your fresh berries. BUCHAN’S BLUEBERRY HILL For more than 100 […]
Making your own veggie dip can be done in a snap and is a great way to make eating vegetables easy and convenient!
Perfect for breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack!
This simple salad is bursting with sweet flavor and packed with nutrients!
It’s common knowledge that a can of Coca-Cola is full of sugar. And it’s no surprise that many syrups, candies and desserts are, too. But do you know these common foods are surprisingly full of “sneaky” added sugar? Munson Healthcare Cadillac Clinical Dietitian Samantha Struck says the dangers of sugar are simple. “Sugar is an […]
Head to your favorite Northern Michigan farmers market, and while you’re shopping fresh produce, do a family scavenger hunt! Here’s how to create your own. Imagine walking up to your favorite Northern Michigan farmers market and being given a handout challenging you to some additional fun during your visit. It’s a scavenger hunt! Filled with […]
These healthy comfort food recipes are easy to make and delicious. What does “comfort food” mean to you? Is it a dish that’s sentimental? Full of flavor? Clinical Dietician Samantha Struck at Munson Healthcare Cadillac thinks comfort food has a different definition depending on the time of year and the individual. “In the winter, we […]