Safe Holiday Baking Tips

The holidays are cherished for time with family, fun festivities, and delectable dishes. Due to the rise in popularity of baking and cooking during the winter season, it can be easy to improperly prepare food, causing a big ‘bah humbug’ for those intended to enjoy a bite. Many don’t realize that flour is a raw […]

Reinventing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Well-known for its gathering of family and friends, Thanksgiving is most loved for its array of the holiday’s classic foods. While it’s great sharing a meal with those you love on Thanksgiving, many people look forward to the day after the festivities, as eating the leftovers is an anticipated tradition. It may get redundant to […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and we are highlighting the importance of grains in the diet and their relation, or lack thereof, to diabetes. Foods we eat can have an impact on our health, but despite the common assumptions that grain foods are associated with a higher risk of diabetes, a commentary written by Glenn […]

September is Whole Grains Month!

We are excited to celebrate Whole Grains Month, and to do so we are sharing an overview of some of our favorite features of this fiber-filled food!   What are Whole Grains? Whole grains are found only in the kernel of the grain plant, and not the entire plant itself. The three parts of the […]

Healthy, Balanced Snacks for the School Year

Snacks make up a good part of any child’s diet, and consuming healthy snacks helps bridge hunger between meals, prevents overindulging on less healthy foods, and keeps their energy levels up. When it comes to quick and easy back to school snacks, choose those that have relatively low added sugar, low saturated fat, vitamins and minerals, […]


Registered dietitian Elana Natker gives expert advice on making the best sandwiches that are not only delicious but packed full of vitamins and nutrients to support your child’s learning. —————————— According to HistoryTM, the sandwich we know and love today was created in 1762 by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. Legend has it he […]

Celebrate National Sandwich Month with the Perfect Fillings and Toppings

August is National Sandwich Month and we’re sharing our favorite insights on how to revamp the ordinary lunch staple into a bite-worthy masterpiece. Choosing a bread Making great sandwiches starts with the foundation – whether it’s a crusty roll, whole wheat bread, a flavored flatbread, or any other bread base – the options are almost […]

Mac and Cheese Remix

Bowl of Mac and Cheese with chicken, corn and chives added.

First, let us start by saying Mac and Cheese is the top dog when it comes to comfort food and in no way does it need enhancement. However, there are no rules against making your comfort food extra nutritious by adding fresh ingredients like a veggie and lean protein. To celebrate the edible version of […]

National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month, and we are so excited to celebrate dining al fresco all month long. Check out our menu for a nutritious, balanced and family-friendly picnic. Before we get into the meat of the picnic menu, we can’t skip over the always important appetizer! Cheesy Taco Cripix Mix is easy to grab […]

Nutrition Tips for Men Over 50

As people age, it’s important to focus on the quality of the foods they eat. Our calorie needs (and appetites) dwindle as we age, so making sure you get the best nutrient bang for your buck is vital. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, older adults fall short on nutrients such as calcium, dietary fiber, […]