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Fill up on Fiber

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Dietary fiber is an indigestible part of our food that comes from plants. Great sources of fiber come from fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. The recommended amount of fiber that we should be eating is 25-35 grams ...

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Asparagus

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Are you looking to try a new low calorie threat this spring? Look no further than asparagus! Asparagus is very low calorie vegetable that provides a good nutritional punch. A half cup of cooked asparagus provides only 20 calories but ...

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Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

Posted on: April 9, 2015

What you need: 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.) 1/4 cup KRAFT Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing, divided 1 tomato, finely chopped  1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese  1/4 cup chopped fresh basil How to cook it: Heat grill to medium heat. Place ...

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National Nutrition Month – Salmon Sweet Potato Cakes

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Each March, Centegra joins the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and encourages everyone to adopt eating and activity habits that focus on eating the right ...

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Peanutty Energy Bars

Posted on: January 23, 2015

½ cup salted dry-roasted peanuts ½ cup roasted sunflower seeds or other nut ½ cup raisins or other dried fruit 2 cups uncooked oatmeal, old fashioned or instant 2 cups toasted rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies ½ cup peanut butter ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ ...

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Squash and Cheese Macaroni Bake

Posted on: January 5, 2015

1/2 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and chopped                                  1 Tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper 1/2 lb. elbow macaroni 2 1/2 cups skim milk 2 Tbsp butter 3 Tbsp flour 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary 2 cups shredded cheese, such as sharp cheddar or pepper ...

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S.M.A.R.T Goals for 2015

Posted on: January 5, 2015

When making changes, most of us have plans to make this time better than the last. But, often time’s, people fall back into their old habits and don’t achieve the goal they set out to reach. Here are a few ...

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Should you be stretching your hip flexors?

Posted on: December 5, 2014

One of the most common stretches I see people doing out on the fitness floor is the “hip flexor stretch”. Why do most people do it? Well, they either read in a magazine that they should do it or was told ...

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Cardio vs. Weightlifting

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Cardio workouts are great fat and calorie burners. To get the most out of a workout, the amount of calories burned should be greater than the amount of calories consumed during the day, which makes the body convert stored fat ...

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Pumpkin Bread

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Looking for a new dish to serve this holiday season? Try Pumpkin Bread!                                                                      1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup applesauce 2/3 cup water 3 cups sugar 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking ...

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