Monthly Archives: June 2017

Summer Sweet Frozen Treats

What is summer without the sweet taste of a frozen treat?  No-added-sugar popsicles or fudgesicles are musts to keep stocked in the freezer. Blend ice and Crystal Light. Many commercial sugar-free ice cream options are packed with gut-wrenching sugar alcohols—so … Continue reading

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Take a Vacation from Electronics

Take a vacation from all non-essential uses of TVs, computers and cell phones—one week or one month. Use that time to pursue an activity you’ve wanted to try, spend time with others, practice a stress-reducing activity, get out in nature … Continue reading

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Summer Salads

Salads are a great way to go in the summer heat. Add a variety of fresh vegetables and fruits, a healthy protein source (chicken breast, salmon, tuna, cottage cheese, or shrimp), go light or without cheese, and choose a light … Continue reading

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Go Fresh

Summer is a great season to move away from highly-processed foods and instead prepare meals with fresh ingredients, including seasonal fruits and vegetables. Add quick proteins that don’t require cooking like tuna, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, rotisserie chicken, black bean … Continue reading

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On-the-Go Snacks

With your post-surgery energy boost, you’ll probably find yourself on the go a lot this summer. Don’t give into the draw of the fast-food lane. Instead plan for and pack healthy take-along foods. Invest in a good cooler and some … Continue reading

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