4 Nutrition Myths, Debunked

4 Nutrition Myths, Debunked

Posted by: on March 30, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

 There is an overwhelming amount of health and wellness information available to the public today.  Type “healthy eating” into your search bar on the internet and you’re bound to get bombarded with thousands and thousands are articles, videos, and books telling you what you should be eating.  The problem is, sometimes it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction because just about anybody can write up an article and put it out there.  For that reason, I’d like to take four of those common

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Healthy Picks at Ray – Week of March 28th

Posted by: on March 27, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

   Foods in green are Mindful recipes!  Monday 3/28 Dinner Option 1DIY Burrito:  Whole wheat wrap + rice + beans from the Salad Bar + grilled chicken + sautéed fresh veggies from Center Stage + salsaSide Salad Option 2Whole Wheat Pasta & Veggies Saute from Center StageSide Salad with Hard Cooked Eggs Tuesday 3/29 Breakfast1 Slice 100% Whole Wheat Toast Topped With Sliced Fresh Apple, 1 Packet Peanut Butter, & Cinnamon Sugar2 Hard Cooked Eggs Lunch Option 1Healthy Salad Bar from Theme – start

   Foods in green are Mindful recipes!  Monday 3/28 Dinner Option 1DIY Burrito:  Whole wheat wrap + rice + beans from the Salad Bar... MORE

How to Eat Healthy without Breaking the Bank

Posted by: on March 21, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

The majority of people avoid the fresh produce and healthy food aisles for the belief that they’ll break the bank. However, it doesn’t have to always be that way and here’s why. With the right tips and tricks you will be able to eat more healthfully without spending a fortune.  Plan Ahead- Before you leave for the store check what you already have on hand. Decide what you will need for the week and make yourself a list. This way you will stay on track and not buy extra things you don’t

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Healthy Picks at Ray – Week of March 21st

Posted by: on March 20, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

  Foods in green are Mindful recipes!  Monday 3/21 BreakfastWhole Grain Cereal Offering of the Week with:Skim MilkSliced Banana1 Hard Cooked Egg  Lunch Option 1Turkey Sausage & Arugula PizzettaOld Fasioned Chicken Noodle SoupFresh Roasted Asparagus from Also at Classics Option 2DIY Rice Bowl:Rice + Escarole (a type of salad green) Sauteed in Garlic Oil from Also at Classics + Chopped Grilled Chicken + More Fresh Sauteed Vegetables and Sauce of Choice from Center StageSide Salad Dinner Option

  Foods in green are Mindful recipes!  Monday 3/21 BreakfastWhole Grain Cereal Offering of the Week with:Skim MilkSliced Banana1 Hard Cooked Egg  Lunch Option 1Turkey... MORE

Snacking- The High Protein Way

Posted by: on March 15, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

 Everyone enjoys snacking, whether it’s at night in front of the TV or during the day between meals. According to the national dietary survey 90% of adults snack every day if not multiple times per day. Not all snacking is considered equal.  The majority of snack foods being consumed are highly processed junk foods filled with salt and sugar and very little nutrients. By incorporating high protein snacks into your day it will help to keep you fuller longer, maintain blood sugar levels, and aid

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Healthy Picks at Ray – Week of March 14th

Posted by: on March 14, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

 Foods in green are Mindful recipes! Monday 3/14 Breakfast2 Bluberry Pancakes2 Fried Fresh Eggs1 cup Fresh Assorted Fruit Lunch Option 12 Korean Turkey Tacos ftom Theme – White corn tortilla topped with Korean seasoned pulled turkey, asian style pickled cucumber, sriracha mayonnaise, and fresh cilantro.  Yumm <3Big Side Salad Option 2Grilled Chicken with Sauce of ChoiceSimply Roasted Butternut Squash from Also at ClassicsMaple Glazed Brussel Sprouts from Also at Classics Dinner Option 1Tuscan

 Foods in green are Mindful recipes! Monday 3/14 Breakfast2 Bluberry Pancakes2 Fried Fresh Eggs1 cup Fresh Assorted Fruit Lunch Option 12 Korean Turkey Tacos... MORE

Smoothie Bowls- The healthy way to start your day

Posted by: on March 11, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

 Smoothie bowls are the new trend and for good reason. This quick morning fix is packed with antioxidants and protein that will keep you fuller longer and get your morning started right. Not only are they delicious but the possibilities are endless. Top them with cereal, granola, ground flax seeds, chia seeds, nuts, fresh fruit and more. Basic Smoothie Bowl Base2c fruit1c almond milk (Sub. rice, soy, or skim milk)1c oats1 banana Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. To add

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Move Over Gatorade – Cherry Juice is the Real Recovery Drink

Posted by: on March 9, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

Have you ever gone so hard at the gym that you can’t move the next day?  Tart cherry juice may be the post-workout elixir you’ve been searching for.  More and more evidence is emerging regarding the many health benefits of Montmorancy cherries, also known as tart cherries.   1.  Exercise Recovery and Pain Relief.  Muscle soreness after a workout is attibuted to muscle damage, inflammation and oxidative stress.  A number of studies have demonstrated that the high concentration of antioxidants

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Healthy Picks at Ray – Week of March 6th

Posted by: on March 5, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

    Foods in green are Mindful recipes!   Sunday 3/6   Dinner   Option 1 Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup – beef it up by adding half a chopped grilled chicken breast and 1/4 cup rice DIY Side Salad     Option 2 Make Your Own Healthy Grilled Cheese: Take whole wheat bread, 1 or 2 slices of cheese, and turkey breast from the Deli Add spinach from Salad Bar Bring it to Theme and have them press it in their panini press Pair with a Side Salad   Monday 3/7   Breakfast Whole Wheat English Muffin with

    Foods in green are Mindful recipes!   Sunday 3/6   Dinner   Option 1 Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup... MORE