Category: Healthy eating tips

Adding Flavor to Food: Oils, Spices, and Dairy

Oils, Fats, Spices and Dairy are all foods that add different tastes to your meal. You can – and should – add different spices and herbs to each meal. However, try to limit your consumption of dairy and oils/fats. These

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Fruits and Vegetables: Half of Your Daily Diet!

Compared to other food groups, fruits and vegetables add the most color to your diet! Besides looking pretty, fruits and veggies contain important vitamins, minerals, fiber, and nutrients needed for a healthy diet. A diet high in these foods can

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Using Traditional Foods with Oldways

Eating healthy doesn’t mean leaving behind traditional flavors or cooking bland food. Every cuisine can be nutritious! According to Oldways, traditional diets are actually ideal for good food and good health.   Oldways is a Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit,

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5 Healthy After-School Snacks

When the school day is done and the kids are back home and hungry, here are some snack recipes that can power the kids – and you – until dinner. For fueling after school activities Kids these days participate in

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4 Tips for Healthy Breakfasts

During the busy school mornings, it’s easy to reach for sugary cereals, buttery pastries, and store-bought muffins. While these options are better than skipping breakfast, eating a nutritious and well-balanced meal will help fire up your child’s day. Healthier choices

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2019 City of Boston Farmer’s Market Schedules

Farmers markets are a great place to find local, healthy food. The Office of Food Access helps to oversee almost 30 farmers markets in Boston- see their schedules and locations here!

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Meal Prep Garlic Chicken and Veggie Pasta

Ingredients 4 servings 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 lb. chicken breast, diced 2 carrots, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1 yellow squash, sliced 4 cups kale, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups whole grain whole wheat rotini pasta 2

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Watermelon Pizza

A healthy dessert “pizza” recipes topped off with yogurt and fresh fruit! Vegetarian, Gluten free Serves 8-10 Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup Blueberries 1/2 cup Cherries 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup Raspberries 1/2 cup Strawberries 1 Watermelon Condiments 1 Honey or maple syrup Instructions

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Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients Serves: Four 6 red or green bell peppers 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 cup fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 2 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven to 425

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Egg Sandwich with Spinach

Ingredients Serves: Two 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon olive/canola oil 2 whole wheat English muffins, cut in half & toasted 4 flat-leaf spinach leaves Directions Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the oil. After about 1 minute, gently

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