Essentia Health, health, Heart Healthy Recipe, nutrition

Healthy Summer Eating with Salad Greens: Darker is Better

By Gretchen Rockstad, licensed and registered dietitian at the Essentia Health. Salad greens are a super food and great for Healthy Summer Eating. A good rule to remember is that the darker the green, the more nutritious it is. Kale, spinach, romaine lettuce, green leaf lettuce and Swiss chard contain significantly more vitamins and nutrients… Read More Healthy Summer Eating with Salad Greens: Darker is Better

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Eat What You Love: 300 Incredible Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories

Eat What You Love: More Than 300 Incredible Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories As we all know and hear all the time, obesity is on the rise, even in young kids. Most of us like food and enjoy eating well. Eating well, however, doesn’t mean that we have to consume lots of fat… Read More Eat What You Love: 300 Incredible Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories

Essentia Health, health, Heart Healthy Recipe

Essentia Health’s Tips to Make Recipes Healthier

**shared with permission from Essential Health Press Release   Make your recipes healthier with a few easy steps The Holidays mean many of us plan to do more cooking at home. Cooking from scratch gives us the opportunity to Make Recipes Healthier that still taste great. Denise Cleveland, registered and licensed dietitian and Director of… Read More Essentia Health’s Tips to Make Recipes Healthier

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Yummy Heart Healthy Recipe! Tex-Mex Chili Pie

Hello BetterU Brainerd Lakes! I just had to share this fabulous recipe which is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Food Certification Program. Tex-Mex Chili Pie Serves 4; 1 1/2 cups per serving Perfect for wintry nights or while watching sporting events, this hearty chili is accented with crisp corn tortillas, fat-free Cheddar… Read More Yummy Heart Healthy Recipe! Tex-Mex Chili Pie