Health & Wellness

Recipe Roundup: Instant Pot®

Welcome to our first recipe roundup of 2020! Today’s feature: the Instant Pot®. By now, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the Instant Pot®. The Kitchn describes the Instant Pot® as “a multi-cooker that does the job of a slow cooker, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, and warming pot. It’s a single appliance that does the job of seven…

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Tips for Taking Health into the Fall and Winter

As we move through Fall and into Winter, temperatures are dropping, daylight is decreasing, and the holiday season is approaching. Many people find themselves lethargic during this time of year, as well as frustrated that their previous routines–ones that may have included more outdoor activity and more fresh fruits and vegetables–seem to be falling by…

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Changing Health Habits for the Better

In our recent Ask the Wellness Coach post, we addressed the question, “How can I break bad eating habits?” We discussed the importance of small changes and self-compassion, and today we’re talking more about what’s helpful–and what’s not–when it comes to behavior change. This post was written by Hannah Yates, a dietetic intern at Missouri…

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Summer Recipe Roundup

Last month we discussed five benefits of eating seasonal produce, so now we’re making use of that information by showcasing some recipes that feature the summer season’s freshest fruits and vegetables. We’ve rounded up recipes that will appeal to a wide variety of food and diet preferences, so make sure to check them out below. Whether…

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Seasonal Produce: 5 Benefits of Eating What’s in Season

We’ve briefly discussed some benefits of eating seasonally before, but now that Summer is in full swing and there’s an abundance of fresh produce all around, it’s the perfect time to go into more detail. So, here are five benefits of eating seasonal foods, plus a bonus benefit and a couple resources. #1 TASTE It’s easier…

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RECIPE: Homemade Taco Seasoning

Store-bought seasoning mixes often contain unwanted ingredients like excess sodium, sugar, and preservatives, which might be of concern to those with high blood pressure or diabetes, as well as the generally health-conscious. Making your own seasoning mix is simple, easy, and a great way to eliminate unwanted ingredients without compromising flavor. This recipe for taco…

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