• Nutrition

    Nutrition, Recipes for diabetes, heart heath, general health, high blood pressure, high fiber, carb conscious, heart conscious, sodium conscious, Ask a dietitian
  • Nutrition labels?

    How do I read nutrition labels to know what option is the best choice?

  • The Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health

    There is more and more research being done to show how nutrition impacts our mental health. Studies show that what we eat can play a vital role in regulating our mental and emotional health.  

    Missing key vitamins and minerals can lead to raised levels of stress and…

  • Self-Management Programs: Improving Nutrition

    Nutrition is a complicated topic. Whether you’re trying to understand how to eat better because of a health condition or just for your overall health, learning about what not to eat can be overwhelming.   

    Luckily, our Well onTarget portal provides…

  • What Makes a Manly Meal: Healthy Super Nutrition for Healthy Super Men

    While there are some gender differences in metabolism, the differences are small. The issue of weight loss  is mostly about calories in and calories out for men and women alike.

    Burn Baby Burn  
    For both men and women, determining how many calories you…

  • Ask a dietitian

    Ask a dietitian, Nutrition, recipe book
  • Our Community Partner is Making Eating a Healthy Diet Fun For Kids

    A Guest Blog Presented by: The Northern Illinois Food Bank 

     Can you believe it? One in five children in Northern Illinois is hungry. Northern Illinois Food Bank  believes no one should go hungry and operates a Child Nutrition Program to distribute nearly…

  • Chile Lime Seasoned Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

    Ingredients: Makes 16 servings

    Chile Lime Seasoned Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

    1 pound Pumpkin Seeds, hulled
    1 ½ TBSP Canola Oil
    1 TBSP Chili Powder
    1 tsp Lime Zest
    ¼ tsp Kosher Salt

    Directions:

    1. Coat hulled pumpkin seeds in oil.
    2. Combine chili powder, lime zest, and salt.
    3. Add seasoning mixture…
  • Dessert

    Although desserts typically do not offer a nutritional benefit….enjoying desserts in moderation as well as making adjustments to ingredients; replacing with more nutritious ingredients, removing or reducing less nutritious ingredients are strategies we…

  • Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

    Carrot Cake Overnight OatsIngredients: Makes 7 servings

    2 2/3 cup skim milk
    4 ¼ cups old fashioned oats
    1.5 cups grated carrots
    2/3 cups raisins
    1 tsp cinnamon
    2 TBSP maple syrup
    14 TBSP plain greek nonfat yogurt
    1 tsp cinnamon

    Directions:

    Combine milk and oats and allow to soak…