Perhaps you are a parent who needs an extra set of hands getting dinner on the table. Or maybe your kid loves to help out in the kitchen (read: pilfer carrots off the cutting board). Whatever the motivation, every caregiver could use an arsenal of kids’ meals. You know: the weeknight dinner ideas you turn to again and again because they’re easy enough for the littles to help with, speedy enough to prevent a hanger tantrum, and delicious enough for […]

Whether you’re encouraging loved ones to start a new wellness kick or looking to add new ideas to an already-nutritious menu, families at any stage of a journey toward better health can use newfound favorites to bring fresh flavors to the table. These dishes from Milk Means More provide an all-day assortment of deliciousness from breakfast to lunch and dinner so you can bring everyone together for tasty, nutritious meals no matter the occasion. Dairy foods, like the low-fat or […]

Balance your macros. Keep your high-protein, low-carb meals to 35% carbohydrates, 30% fat, and 35% protein, Brooking and Harris-Pincus suggest. On a 2,000-calorie diet, this will look like 175 g of carbohydrates, 67 g of fat, and 175 g of protein per day. There’s no need to overload the protein. As Harris-Pincus mentioned, we can only use around 25 to 30 g of protein per meal to maximize muscle growth and repair, so stick to this number. Focus on fiber. […]

Creating meals with leftovers that can be repurposed helps you save valuable time in the long run. MINNEAPOLIS — Cooking in December can be a pain because there is so much other stuff going on between holiday shopping, parties and the extra baking. So how about making a meal that you can turn into something else with the leftovers? Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian, Melissa Jaeger, joined KARE 11 to offer up some suggestions. Recipe #1: Spicy Honey-Garlic Pork Meatballs 1 […]

Frozen meals can be a quick, convenient way to squeeze dinner into busy nights without spending too much time cooking. Plus, these meals are oftentimes especially tasty and tempting. However, if you’re looking out for your health, it’s important to be aware of the risks at hand. As it turns out, many frozen meals are terrible for your body due to a staggering amount of additives and calories. All of this can lead to a range of health complications, including […]

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In today’s fast-paced world, breakfast often takes a backseat as people rush to start their day. However, overlooking the importance of a healthy breakfast can have significant consequences, particularly when it comes to weight management and overall health. A nutritious breakfast sets the tone for the day, providing the necessary fuel and nutrients to kickstart metabolism and sustain energy levels. The Role of Breakfast in Burning Belly Fat When it comes to burning belly fat, breakfast plays a crucial role. […]

Today the House Education & Workforce Committee will be considering the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2023 (H.R. 1147), a misguided and harmful bill that prioritizes corporate interests at the expense of child health. H.R. 1147 would allow school meals to offer whole milk, increasing the overall allowance of saturated fat in school meals, inconsistent with the recommendations of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.    School meals are required by law to meet the Guidelines, which clearly […]

I always find the week before Christmas a bit strange. The kids are done with school, work is wrapping up for the year, but while there’s a sense of anticipation in the air – nothing has actually happened yet. It’s a week of planning and preparing, but we all want to save ourselves for the major festivities to come. Plus, this year, it’s muggy as anything out there. Nobody wants to slave over a stove every night.So this week’s recipes […]

AUSTIN (KXAN) — More than 200 volunteers from Austin’s Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd helped package more than 35,000 meals Sunday, in collaboration with international nonprofit Rise Against Hunger. The meals will help feed people facing hunger and food insecurity across the world, per a press release. Approximately 250 people were expected to take part in Sunday’s packaging drive. More than 190,000 meals have been packaged and delivered since the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd began collaborating with […]