One-Pan Orzo italiano

with Chicken Sausage, Tomatoes, and Spinach   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 2 Nutrition: 550 Calories Ingredients:   Garlic- 2 cloves Baby Spinach- 5 oz Lemon- 1 Grape Tomatoes- 4 oz Parsley- 1/4 oz Italian Chicken Sausage- 6 oz Orzo Pasta- 2/3 cup Italian Seasoning- 1/2 tbsp Chicken Stock Concentrate- 1 […]

Diet vs. Exercise: Which is Better for Weight Loss?

By StatePoint What’s more important: diet or exercise? Anyone who’s tried to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle has likely asked this question. Sixty-eight percent of people want to lose 10 pounds or more, according to a recent Harris Poll on behalf of Nutrisystem. March is National Nutrition Month, and a good time to […]

Greek Salad Flatbreads

with Artichokes, Olives and Feta   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 710 Calories Ingredients:   Artichokes- 13 oz Green Olives- 2 oz Grape Tomatoes- 8 oz Red Onion- 1 Garlic- 4 cloves Fresh Mozzarella- 8 oz Flatbreads- 4 Feta Cheese- 1/2 cup Arugula- 4 oz Balsamic Vinegar- 5 tsp […]

Tips to Refresh Yourself

By StatePoint In a fitness rut? Instead of simply attempting to lose weight or drop a clothing size, consider placing a more positive spin on your objectives. Whether your stated goal is to try new sports and hobbies or to get in touch with nature, you can better refresh yourself by setting goals that help […]

What to Ask Your Doctor About Parkinson’s Disease

By StatePoint Talking to your doctor about any health concern can be tough, particularly when symptoms catch you by surprise or cause concern. And when it comes to Parkinson’s disease (PD), experts say there are many symptoms that often go unreported at doctor’s appointments, making them difficult to diagnose and treat. For example, many people […]

Tips for Tackling Age-Related Skin Issues

By StatePoint Aging is a fact of life, and your skin is no exception. However, experts say that there is a lot you can do to help your skin at all stages of life. “By spotting signs that your skin is maturing, you can take steps to intervene early, helping skin stay as healthy and […]

Is Sugar the Cause of Your Weight Gain? Tips to Cut Back

By StatePoint February is American Heart Month and a great opportunity to focus on your cardiovascular health. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for about one of every three deaths. Taking care of your heart starts with your diet and making healthy changes. Cutting down on sugar, which experts say most Americans […]

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp

Recipe By: Breana Lai “Cut some carbs and use spiralized zucchini in place of noodles in this zesty pesto pasta dish recipe. Top with Cajun-seasoned shrimp to complete this quick and easy dinner.” Ingredients: 5-6 medium zucchini (2¼-2½ pounds total), trimmed ¾ teaspoon salt, divided 1 ripe avocado 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves ¼ cup […]

Seitan Tacos El Diablo

with Kiwi Salsa and Lime Crema   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 650 Calories Ingredients:   Red Onion- 2 Poblano Pepper- 2 Roma Tomato- 2 Kiwis- 4 Cilantro- 1/2 oz Limes- 2 Chorizo Seitan- 16 oz Sour Cream- 8 tbsp Flour Tortillas- 12     1  PREP.    Wash and […]

New Ways to Improve the Way You Feel

By StatePoint Nearly 25 million Americans experience daily physical discomfort, according to the National Institutes of Health, which can affect mood, mobility and quality of life. While the reasons for discomfort vary, the way it is experienced doesn’t — peripheral nerves are responsible for delivering sensory information, such as itch, temperature change and physical pressure […]

5 ‘Healthy’ New Year’s Resolutions Worth Giving Up

By StatePoint While most New Year’s resolutions are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. Here are five so-called “healthy” resolutions worth giving up in 2018, as well as better solutions. Resolution 1: I’m going to take up permanent residence in the gym. Working out is […]

Easy-Peasy Ravioli Gratin

with Spinach, Thyme, and Parmesan Breadcrumbs Just when we thought pasta night couldn’t get any better, our chefs doubled down on the spinach. This nutritious green can be found in the ravioli AND fresh in the gratin. But this dish is more than just a veggie-lover’s delight: there’s also a thick and creamy sauce and […]

Roasted Pork

with Balsamic Fig Sauce, Green Beans & Rosemary Potatoes   By Hello Fresh   Servings: 4 Nutrition: 526 Calories Ingredients:   Pork Tenderloin- 24 oz Yukon Potatoes- 24 oz Green Beans- 12 oz Shallot- 2 Balsamic Vinegar- 4 tbsp Chicken Stock Concentrate- 2 Fig Jam- 2 tbsp Rosemary- 1/2 oz Butter- 2 tbsp Oil- 8 […]

Simple Tips to Reduce Suffering this Flu Season

By StatePoint   U.S. health officials are predicting a harsh flu season. While there is still no cure for flu, there are steps you can take to reduce suffering while the virus takes its course. Some experts suggest starting the quest to feel better by exploring your local health food store.   Dr. Lawrence Rosen, […]

Hearty Steak and Potatoes

with Balsamic-Cranberry Pan Sauce   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 535 calories Ingredients:   Yellow Onion- 2 Rosemary- 1/4 oz Yukon Gold Potatoes- 32 oz Red Cabbage- 8 oz Mustard Seeds- 2 tsp White Wine Vinegar- 4 tbsp Sirloin Steak- 24 oz Balsamic Vinegar- 1 tbsp Soy Sauce- 3 […]

Maple and Brown Butter Gnocchi

with Butternut Squash and Sage   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 500 Ingredients:   Butternut Squash- 24 oz Maple Sugar- 2 tbsp Brussel Sprouts- 16 oz Sage- 1/4 oz Gnocchi- 18 oz Olive Oil- 2 tbsp Butter- 4 tbsp Salt & Pepper     1  Wash and dry all […]

Winter Squash At Clark’s Nutrition

By Judith Dern Acorn, buttercup, butternut, delicata, hubbard, spaghetti, turban—a bounty of colorful winter squash and pumpkins overflow grocery produce tables every fall. A fruit (really!) native to North America, and a member of the gourd family like melons and pumpkins, squash is super-easy to stir into hearty autumn soups. Squash is super-easy to stir […]

How to Build a Healthier Thanksgiving Plate

By No one ever said Thanksgiving dinner was healthy. But there are certain tricks to make it a little healthier—and to avoid riding out an uncomfortable food coma on the couch for the rest of the night. Whether you’re doling out your own portions, or you’re at the mercy of Aunt Ida passing out plates […]

Tips to Safely Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Cooler Months

By Statepoint   It may be chilly, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. Some of the best opportunities for outdoor exploration can only take place during the coldest months of the year; it just requires special preparation.   Head-to-Toe Coverage For maximum safety and comfort, it’s important to keep your head, fingers and toes […]

5 Tips for Healthy-Looking Skin All Winter Long

By StatePoint The cold, dry winter months are a good time to change your daily skin care regimen. The low humidity dries out skin, and without extra care, this may contribute to premature aging.   “Winter is harsh on skin for many reasons,” says Dr. Shirley Madhère, a New York City plastic surgeon with a […]