Posts Tagged ‘lunches’

September 25th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food, obesity

Eat Well, Do Well: The Silver Diner

Every Sunday before heading to the grocery store  we stop at the Silver Diner on Wilson Blvd to have brunch. Before you shudder at the idea of eating at a diner let me assure you that this diner is not like a Denny’s. It is farm to table, uses local ingredients and you can often […][...]

March 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm § in obesity

Color Me Yummy!

March is National Nutrition Month®. The campaign is part of the American Dietetic Association’s effort to educate and focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.  It was started back in the 70s as a week and has exp[...]

January 31st, 2011 - 9:53 pm § in Exercise, obesity

New Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services released Monday the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It was the first update in five years in compliance with federal law. The guidelines made 23 recommendations for the general population and six for specific groups such as preg[...]

January 13th, 2011 - 10:24 pm § in obesity

New Rules Call for Healthier Lunches

The school lunch overhaul proposed today by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is a giant leap in the right direction for tackling obesity in America. The proposed rules would gradually reduce sodium, limit starchy vegetables, ban most trans fats, require fat-free or lowfat milk, increase whole grain[...]

August 24th, 2010 - 8:30 am § in Uncategorized

Tasty Tuesday 8/24

Spicing up your lunch edition Egg-cellent Asparagus Salad Grilled Portobello Sandwich with Mozz and Red Pepper Fiesta Bowl Salad Combine 1/4 cup each canned black beans (rinsed and drained), chopped avocado, canned corn (drained), and chopped cherry tomatoes with the juice of 1/2 fresh lime and salt[...]