Eat for life.

Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, you’re not alone. It seems that for every expert who tells you a certain food is good for you, you’ll find another saying exactly the opposite. Create a tasty, varied, and nutritious diet that is as good for your mind as it is for your body.

Sesame Pea Pod Noodle Salad

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 […]

How to Make an Egg Bake

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 […]

5 Northern Michigan Blueberry U-Pick Farms with Fresh, Juicy Berries

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 […]

Healthy(er) Veggie Dip

Making your own veggie dip can be done in a snap and is a great way to make eating vegetables easy and convenient!  

“ Find an activity that is thrilling or relaxing and you won’t think of it as “exercising”.”

- Dan Farley

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Resources for Seniors

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Local Guide to Farmers Markets

Taste the local difference's guide to farmers markets in northern Michigan. Find a market near you!

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Meals on Wheels

Senior Nutrition offers Meals On Wheels and senior luncheon locations. We operate in the Counties of Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford.

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Bay Area Christian Neighbors (BACN)

Benzie Area Christian Neighbors strives to improve the quality of life for people with limited resources in our community by providing food, clothing, financial assistance, education and social support in collaboration with area resources.

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Wellness Workshop

Providing health and wellness resources to help you be the best you can be! Located in Charlevoix, Michigan through Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital.

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