Tagged: eating healthy

Blue Cross Promotes National Sneak Zucchini on Your Neighbor’s Porch Day (Today)
Blue Cross Promotes National Sneak Zucchini on Your Neighbor’s Porch Day (Today)

National Sneak Zucchini on Your Neighbor’s Porch Day, which occurs annually on August 8, was created by Pennsylvanian farmers, Tom and Ruth Roy, to help prevent food waste by sharing excess zucchini with friends and family. This food holiday promotes healthy eating, food waste prevention and community produce sharing, all of...

Flashfoodbox Launches in Detroit

Our family had the fortunate opportunity to experience all of the amazing goodness of receiving a ‘Flashfoodbox‘ to our doorstep. I was familiar with similar subscription services that delivered fruit and veggies to the door, however, I was SUPER intrigued to learn that Flashfoodbox also included protein items within the...

Six Foods That Improve Mental Health

Nearly one in five Americans struggle with mental illness each year. While many people know a healthy diet is great for the body, not many are aware it’s also beneficial for the mind. Small dietary changes can boost cognitive function and reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders....

A Parent’s Guide to Dietary Discussions

By: Grace Derocha, registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and certified health coach with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Knowing that one in three Michigan children are overweight or obese, it’s crucial that parents understand the best approach to discussions around health. The physical, mental and emotional consequences of ignoring...

Healthy Tuna Melt – Under 300 calories

Here’s a tasty recipe for a tuna melt that is less than 300 calories.  It is easy to make and rather filling. Ingredients:  4 tortilla wraps (I used Ole Spinach & Herb at 50 calories each) 1 can of tuna in water 1 ounce of cheddar cheese shredded 1 ounce...

Eat Pak’d Now Available in Michigan

Eat Pak’d provided Metro Detroit Mommy with free samples in order to facilitate this post, all opinions are my own.  Your experience may differ. It’s 7 am and you are getting the kids ready for school.  Breakfast, check! Teeth brushed, check! Clothes on, check! Shoes and coat, check! Lunch –...

Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a twist on the typical “stuffed peppers”.  I created it by experimenting using some of my favorite ingredients, some unique like farro; but the goal was to create a healthier version than the “typical”.  Not just healthier, but this recipe provides complete nutrition with various veggies, proteins,...

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