Perfect hearty soup for fall! The three main components of this dish, the “three sisters,” are the corn, squash, and beans. However, make this dish your own by adding any other veggies you like! Tomatoes, sweet peppers, and chilies are all good add-ins. Makes 8 servings. Want leftovers for lunches? Refrigerate for up to three days […]
Delicious side dish to go with any meal! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp canola oil 3 garlic cloves, sliced thin 4 ears corn, kernels cut from cobs 1/2 tsp salt 6 oz cherry tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup feta cheese 1/4 cup shredded fresh basil Lemon juice Directions: Heat oil and garlic in skillet over medium heat. Cook, […]
Simple Green Smoothie
Perfect for breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack!
Fresh & Fruity Spinach Salad
This simple salad is bursting with sweet flavor and packed with nutrients!
A Family Treasure Hunt Along the North Country Trail
Adults who love to hike do it for more than just the exercise: The fresh air, diverse landscapes, rewarding views … The list goes on. But for energetic children, those reasons may not resonate with them quite yet—not until they get a little older, at least. But there are still lots of ways to instill a […]
Free Program: FitKids360 Helps Kids and Parents Create Healthy Habits
FitKids360, a free seven-week program, helps educate families about nutrition, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. Developed in Grand Rapids in 2010, the program is now expanding across the state of Michigan. Thanks to a partnership between Health Net of West Michigan and the Grand Traverse Bay YMCA, the YMCA has hosted the FitKids360 program in Traverse City. […]
Ultimate Summer Hike Guide
Summer is here and nature is calling, loudly. What better way to answer than to walk right into the season and onto the best Michigan trails. Consider this your hiking bucket list. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Explore a hiker’s heaven on the Lake Michigan shore, with 13 mainland trails and 105 miles of pathway […]