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How do we help solve the national debt crisis? PRESCRIBE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES!

Yes, you read that right. Prescribing the fruits and vegetables can help save upwards of $100 Billion! Okay that wouldn’t solve the national debt crisis, however it would be good starting point. In a study conducted by researchers at Tufts University, they argued that by subsidizing fruits and vegetables the United States could millions of […]

Recipe of the Week: No Rice Burrito Bowl

Cut the carbs and add in the nutrients with our “No-Rice Burrito Bowl.” Substitute rice with shredded cauliflower, pack in the protein with beans and ground turkey, and kick up the flavor with our easy tex-mex spice mix!  Ingredients 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 pound lean ground turkey (or […]

Fall Is Here! Try These Healthier Fall Recipes!

Healthier Turkey Chili Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 pound extra lean ground turkey or chicken (99%) 4 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1 […]

PROTEIN PACKED SOFT PRETZELS

The jumbo soft pretzel is an American past time enjoyed at sporting events, the movies, and good old street vendors. Now you can enjoy this tasty snack right at home. Normally the Soft Pretzel isn’t the healthiest choice, but this recipe is a game changer. We’ve combined whole wheat flour and fat free greek yogurt […]

#ROTW Watermelon Ice Cream

Sweeten up your weekend with some delicious and refreshing watermelon ice cream! Easy to make and Heuser approved! Ingredients  1 half large watermelon, cubed 2 cups fat free half and half  1/4 cup no calorie sweetener  Directions   Cube watermelon, place in blender. Blend till liquid add half and half and no calorie sweetener, Blend. […]

Healthy Derby Recipes

It’s that time of year in Louisville Kentucky. The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is just days away! The most exciting 2 minutes in sports is very fun time of year for our city. There will likely be over 150,000 people at Churchill Downs this Saturday enjoying the horse races. Even more people will […]

#ROTW: Tempura Shrimp with Asian Salad

Who says healthy can’t feel guilty. Check out our delicious Tempura Shrimp and Asian Salad! Salad 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce  2 cups chopped kale  1 cup sliced carrots 1 cup chopped red cabbage 1 cup de-shelled edamame 1/2 cup chopped white onion 1 large avocado diced  Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl, […]

The Difference Between Good and Bad Fats

The Difference Between Good and Bad Fats If you have ever attended one of the nutrition lectures Dr. Heuser or Peggy give (and we strongly encourage you to do so if you haven’t!) then I am sure you have heard them discuss this topic. A lot of people who haven’t had any formal education may […]

#ROTW: Mediterranen Style Tuna Salad

Just in time for warm weather we are whipping up our favorite tuna salad recipe with a Mediterranean flare. Were ditching calorie heavy tuna salad ingredients and relying on zesty spices to pack the flavor. (TIP, ditch the bread and serve in a cucumber cup!) Ingredients  1 Cup canned tuna in water, drained 1 Cup […]