Archive for May, 2007

May 31 2007

Farmer’s Markets Coming to a Location Near You!

Published by under farmer's market,vegetables

I really enjoy fresh, local produce and am fortunate to live in a location where there are many tail gate markets and the Western North Carolina Farmer’s Market within minutes from my house. Spring choices available now include cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, strawberries, spinach, chard and peas. Eat them while they are fresh and available. […]

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May 23 2007

Summer Kick Off is Here!

This Memorial Day weekend is a kick off for many of us to celebrate summer. Is your Memorial Day built around family food and tradition? My husband, son and I live nearly a thousand miles from our extended family so our traditions and celebrations have evolved over the years. Being a registered dietitian has further […]

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May 18 2007

Mindful Eating

Published by under healthy weight,mindful eating

The trend towards being more aware of what you eat and becoming mindful about why we do it can provide a sense of freedom for many of us. Listening to the body’s hunger signals and not external influences such as television commercials, billboards and the smells coming from corner fast feed restaurants can be very […]

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May 01 2007

Meatless Meals in Minutes

Published by under healthy weight,vegetarian

Why meatless meals? 1. Most of us eat more than the 6 ounces of meat which is the amount recommended by national health organizations and government research guidelines. Meat is one of the main sources of saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet. 2. We do not eat enough plant foods in our diet. Plants […]

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