5 Easy Ways Families Can Go Green When Packing School Lunches

By StatePoint While packing lunch for the kids can seem like a daily grind, you can use the task as an opportunity to help kids form great lifelong habits. Here are five small ways changing your lunch-making routine can have large, positive impacts on the environment, your wallet and your kids’ health. Pack with reusables. […]

The Pat LaFrieda Burger

with Balsamic Onions and Crispy Cauliflower Oven Fries By HelloFresh Ingredients: 10 ounce Cauliflower Florets   0.25 cup Panko (ContainsWheat)   1 unit Red Onion   1 clove Garlic   1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar   10 ounce Pat LaFrieda Hamburger Blend   1 teaspoon Dried Oregano   1 tablespoon Mayonnaise (ContainsEgg,Soy)   2 unit Buns […]

Tips to Incorporate Music into Your Family’s Daily Routine

By StatePoint The benefits of music education are endless. Studies have associated music education with higher test scores, improved concentration and more. But if you are a parent, you probably know how it goes: many children will begin a music program with enthusiasm, only to complain about practicing a short time later, sometimes even asking […]

Give Coffee A Break

By Craig “Deuce” Doussett MPH, RDN   It seems that coffee cannot get a break. This may be due to its ubiquitous presence in the world as one of the most highly-consumed beverages (after water and in constant competition with tea and beer) thus making it a pretty easy target. Or it may be due to […]

Hydrogevity

By Craig “Deuce” Doussett MPH, RDN Five hundred years ago, the Spanish explorer, Juan Ponce de Leon became fascinated with sailing, by dint of the circumnavigating exploits of Christopher Columbus. While Ponce de Leon established himself as an adroit farmer and landowner in the New World, he is perhaps most ubiquitously known for his quest to […]

Sweet-As-Honey Chicken

with Snow Peas over Jasmine Rice   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 510 Calories Ingredients: Garlic- 4 cloves Lime- 1 Snow Peas- 8 oz Ginger- 1 thumb Jasmine Rice- 1 cup Chicken Breasts- 24 oz White Wine Vinegar- 3 tbsp Soy Sauce- 2 tbsp Chicken Stock Concentrate- 2 Honey- […]

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

with Ground Beef, Quinoa and Monterey Jack Cheese   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 710 Calories Ingredients:   Chicken Stock Concentrate- 2 Yellow Onion- 2 Scallions- 4 Lime- 2 Quinoa- 1 Cup Ground Beef- 16 oz Southwest Spice Blend- 2 tsp Red Bell Pepper- 2 Yellow Bell Pepper- 2 […]

Patients, Doctors and Researchers Embracing New Plan to Deal with COPD

By StatePoint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung disease that afflicts millions of Americans, haunts families, and frustrates doctors and researchers, is now the third leading cause of death in the US, behind heart disease and cancer, costing Americans more than $32 billion a year. For those living with or affected by the disease, […]

Get Your Groove Back!

By Craig “Deuce” Doussett MPH, RDN Eating, moving, and sleeping! Which is more important to overall health? Which of these three aspects of our daily lives will help us become the people we want to be? Unfortunately, no easy to quantify order has been established as all three factors affect and synergize with the others. […]

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

with Ground Beef, Quinoa and Monterey Jack Cheese   By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 710 Calories Ingredients:   Chicken Stock Concentrate- 2 Yellow Onion- 2 Scallions- 4 Lime- 2 Quinoa- 1 Cup Ground Beef- 16 oz Southwest Spice Blend- 2 tsp Red Bell Pepper- 2 Yellow Bell Pepper- 2 […]

Crispy Cheddar Frico Cheeseburgers

with Caramelized Onion Jam and Roasted Broccoli By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 810 Calories Ingredients:   Red Onion- 1 Roma Tomato- 2 Brioche Buns- 4 Ground Beef- 20 oz Broccoli Florets- 16 oz Sherry Vinegar- 2 tbsp Cheddar Cheese- 1 cup Ketchup- 4 tbsp   PREHEAT AND PREP.  Wash […]

Optimus Prime

By Craig “Deuce” Doussett MPH, RDN, Clark’s Nutrition The vast majority of us want cut-and-dried answers. We want to know what the best supplements are, how much sleep to get, the right amount of water to drink, the best foods to consume in their proper ratios and times, and the most effective exercises and peak times to perform […]

Do You Practice Safe Sun Habits?

By StatePoint Summertime is all about trips to the pool, beach and park. And it also means time spent in the sun. Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation, making proper sun protection a must. As you enjoy time outdoors, […]

Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken

with Risotto Primavera By Hello Fresh Cooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 730 Calories Ingredients: • Chicken Stock Concentrate- 2 • Garlic- 2 cloves • Shallot- 2 • Grape Tomatoes- 8 oz •Sage- 1/4 oz • Arborio Rice- 1 1/2 cups • Chicken Breasts- 24 oz •Prosciutto- 4 oz •Spinach- 10 oz •Parmesan Cheese- […]

How to Best Cope with Summer Heat: Be Weather Ready

By StatePoint Summer can be hot, sticky and downright uncomfortable. It can also be dangerous if you are not prepared. Cope with the heat this summer and stay healthy and safe with these helpful tips. • Maintain your air conditioner. The last thing you need is a broken air conditioner on a hot day. Regular […]

Natural Ways to Support Infant Health During Pregnancy

By StatePoint In the last 10 years, scientists have learned that having enough beneficial gut bacteria is a critical component of overall health. Now, research shows that ensuring newborns have sufficient exposure to probiotic bacteria during infancy and early childhood can give them a head start on lifelong wellness. What makes bacteria so important? Well, […]

News Tips To Ease Recovery From Addiction

By StatePoint Those recovering from an addiction know what a major challenge the process can be on the body and mind, as well as on the wellness of friends and family supporting your endeavor. While a physician should be consulted in working out a recovery plan, there are steps one can personally take to smooth […]

Melty Monterey Jack Burgers

with Red Onion Jam and Zucchini Fries   By Hello Fresh Cooking Time: 35 mins Servings: 4 Nutrition: 860 Calories Ingredients: Garlic- 2 cloves Red Onion- 1 Zucchini- 2 Mayonnaise- 3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar- 4 tbsp Panko Breadcrumbs- 1/2 cup Dried Oregano- 2 tsp Ground Beef- 16 oz. Monterey Jack Cheese- 1 cup Potato Buns- […]

5 Simple Ways to Naturally Relieve Bloating

By StatePoint   Bloating is not only uncomfortable, but it can be particularly inconvenient when you want to look and feel your best in the summer. While symptoms can seem unpredictable, there are simple and natural ways you can prevent and relieve both bloating and gas. Up your fiber. You’ve probably heard that fiber is […]

5 Camping Essentials for a Safe and Enjoyable Adventure

By StatePoint More than 30 million Americans camp in tents yearly, according to the Outdoor Foundation. As with any outdoor adventure, having the necessary equipment is crucial. Whether you’re hiking through backcountry or headed to an established campsite, this checklist will help you prepare for your expedition.   Navigation Approximately 9 million campers backpack to […]