Sunday Fun Day: How to Cut an Avocado

Sunday Fun Day: How to Cut an Avocado

Posted by: on October 30, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Learn how easy it is to slice an avocado for perfect presentation every time. Click on image to play video.

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Learn how easy it is to slice an avocado for perfect presentation every time. Click on image to play video.MORE

Five Benefits of Avocados

Posted by: on October 26, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

avocado-16041_640Here are FIVE great reasons to add avocado to your daily diet.

1. High in Nutrients
Avocados include 20 vitamins and minerals and is referred to as one of the super foods.

2. High in Potassium
Skip the banana and have an avocado instead. Avocados provide 14% of the recommended daily allowance compared to a banana at 10%.

3. Loaded with Fiber
Avocados are a great source of soluble fiber, which is for good metabolic health.

4. Loaded with Fatty Acids
Avocados are full off heart healthy fatty acids known as the good fat (unsaturated) that our body needs to break down carbohydrates.

5. Numerous Health Benefits
Different studies have shown that avocados may prevent the risk of cancer, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and even boosts your immune system.

Here are FIVE great reasons to add avocado to your daily diet. 1. High in Nutrients Avocados include 20 vitamins and minerals and... MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Pumpkin Carving

Posted by: on October 23, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Time to carve a pumpkin with your family or friends?  Get creative with these ideas.

 

Time to carve a pumpkin with your family or friends?  Get creative with these ideas.  MORE

Recipe: Warm, Delicious Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted by: on October 13, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Pumpkin pancakes with maple syrup and blueberries on a plate. Grey stone background.

You know that fall has arrived when you see pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere you look. They have pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin pasta sauce! It’s gotten a little out of hand. But one of the best ways to enjoy this iconic squash is to use real pumpkin puree and make fresh, homemade pumpkin pancakes. Pumpkin is absolutely packed with antioxidant Vitamin A. It also gives you a decent dose of Vitamin C, iron, and calcium. One cup of puree has 7 grams of fiber – a little more than 25% of the daily recommended intake for women and 20% for men. Try this amazing Pumpkin recipe for your next Sunday breakfast from Cooking Classy.

You know that fall has arrived when you see pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere you look. They have pumpkin spice lattes,... MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Veggies

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

Eat Right

Need to brush up on knife skills? Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, shows you how to julienne vegetables like an expert in no time!

Eat Right Need to brush up on knife skills? Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,... MORE

Snack Your Way to Healthy Skin

Posted by: on October 6, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

Not all of us were blessed with a low-maintenance perfect complexion, but there are steps you can take to get there!  Start with your daily diet.  Antioxidants such as Vitamins A, C, and E are your best friends when it comes to combating skin damage.  They neutralize unstable molecules called free radicals, which harm your cells and lead to signs of aging.  Add these foods into your regular diet to reap the benefits: Carrots Tomatoes Citrus fruits Apricots Spinach & other dark leafy greens

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Sunday Fun Day: Kale

Posted by: on October 2, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

Lear to strip kale for quick and healthy recipes.

Lear to strip kale for quick and healthy recipes.MORE