Sugar 101 Source: American Heart Association There are two types of sugars in American diets: naturally occurring sugars and added sugars. • Naturally occurring sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose). • Added sugars include any sugars or caloric sweeteners that are added to foods or beverages during processing or preparation (such as putting sugar in your coffee or adding sugar to your cereal). Added sugars (or added sweeteners) can include natural sugars such as white sugar, brown sugar and honey as… Read More →
Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60 Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine,National Institutes of Health People who are fit in their 40s seem to retain more brain volume two decades later and also perform better on decision-making tests, new research suggests. The analysis of more than 1,200 participants who were tracked for more than 20 years showed that those with lower fitness levels at midlife had smaller brain volumes in their 60s — a sign of accelerated brain aging. View Full Article http://1.usa.gov/1NltW2b
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Very Vegetable Curry. Curry is a traditional Indian spice that has a pungent smell and taste. A little curry goes a long way! What other veggies would you add to this recipe to make it even more vegetable rich? ENJOY!!
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Apple and Leek Pork Chops. Leeks are a vegetable that belongs to the same family as onions or garlic. Leeks have a mild onion-like flavor and can be used in a variety of ways. How have you used leeks to flavor your meals? ENJOY!!
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Comfort Stew. This is an oldie but a goodie! On those cold Winter nights this recipe will be perfect to keep you warm. This recipe uses lean ground beef but you can substitute lean ground turkey instead. What would you serve this with? ENJOY!!!
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Quick Chicken and Spring Vegetables. This recipe demonstrates how to have “fried” chicken without the extra fat nor frying! Try this out and vary your veggies so that it will be something that you and your family will enjoy! What veggies would you use? ENJOY!!
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Easy Pork Stir-Fry. Here is a sweet, savory, and easy stir fry. This recipe can be altered to use chicken or beef in place of the pork if that is your preference. How would you alter this to make it your favorite?
Please click on the above link to view this week’s Dinner Tonight video demonstration of Dinner Tonight Salsa Chicken. To make this a spicier dish you can add in some jalapeno peppers. Make sure to look for low-fat cheese and brown rice to reduce the amount of fat in this recipe. What would be a great dessert to serve on the side? ENJOY!!!