Staying on Track Over the Holidays


By Kathleen Jones, MSACN, CNS Nutritionist at The Vitamin Shoppe in Wyomissing The most wonderful time of year can leave a lot of us feeling defeated, and not ready to take on the New Year. But it doesn’t have to be this way.  By following a few simple steps, you will be able to successfully … Continue reading Staying on Track Over the Holidays

Pistachio Raisin Holiday Biscotti


Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2004 INGREDIENTS 2 1/4cup all purpose flour, plus more for work surface ¾ shelled unsalted pistachios 1.5 tsp baking powder 3 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup golden raisins ¼ tsp salt 1tsp vanilla extract DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar, pistachios, raisins, … Continue reading Pistachio Raisin Holiday Biscotti

Rice Rice Baby


by: Allison Witmer, B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University Submitted by: Redner’s Markets Checking out at only 10¢ a serving, rice is a budget friendly alternative to potatoes and pasta. Coming in many varieties, rice pairs well with other healthy foods including beans, seafood, chicken, vegetables and even fruit. You may have … Continue reading Rice Rice Baby

Let’s Guac About It


By: Allison Witmer, B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University Submitted by Redner’s Markets Keeping with the trend, avocados popularity continues to grow. They can be seen anywhere: toast, salads, sandwich toppings, dressings, smoothies, mousses – the list goes on and on! Even as culinary creations continue to evolve, the time-tested favorite way … Continue reading Let’s Guac About It

5 Unexpected Things You Should be Grilling


by: Allison Witmer, B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University With warm weather finally upon us, we’re using any excuse we can to get outside, including while making dinner. Sure, your grill is great for classics like hamburgers and hot dogs, but it’s time to step it up! Try grilling these items for an … Continue reading 5 Unexpected Things You Should be Grilling

A Deeper Connection With Your Food Will Drastically Improve Your Life


by: Jordan Scroble, Grow Your Own Freedom As we develop a deeper connection with our food we begin to see more of its inherent value. Food is nourishment. It provides our body with the fundamental building blocks and nutrients that it needs to function. Of course, the wrong types of food can wreak havoc on … Continue reading A Deeper Connection With Your Food Will Drastically Improve Your Life