Spuds in a Bag

Posted on 17 May 2016
I’m trying something new this year, spuds in a bag. My family LOVES potatoes and there is just nothing tastier than fresh grown potatoes. And gardening can be fun for the family.   According to The potato is a tuber—a short, thick, underground stem with sto

Getting Silly with Salad

Posted on 09 May 2016
People are definitely getting more adventurous these days when it comes to using the grill, but did you know you can grill SALAD? Now that’s just plain silly. I’m talking lettuce here, not grilling chicken to put on a fresh, crisp salad. I feel like I’m not alone in getting the itch t

May Newsletter – Women’s Health Month & Start earning CEU’s ONLINE!!!

Posted on 03 May 2016
The month of May is full of joyful occasions like Mother’s Day, graduation and wedding celebrations, picnics, barbeques, and many other exciting activities. Did you know that May is also recognized as Women’s Health Month? Let this be a time that we can remind all women to

Southeast District Dietetic Association – SDDA

Posted on 02 May 2016
The Southeast District group of dietitians, or “NEWS” as we refer to ourselves (Nutrition Educators with Style), are spread out through the small towns in Southeast Iowa. With a limited number of dietitians at facilities, networking opportunities are our main focus. Our regional meeti

Happy Zucchini Bread Day!

Posted on 25 Apr 2016
It’s spring and the warmer weather lately has me thinking summer already. I’m looking forward to many things about summer, but especially all the wonderful fresh produce it brings. Last summer was the first time I planted a garden of my own and I was so pleased with my small (but deli

Cauliflower Creativity

Posted on 18 Apr 2016
Cauliflower is having a moment. This familiar vegetable is a chameleon among vegetables – it’s turning up as the secret calorie-cutting ingredient in everything from pizza crust to mashed potatoes to standing in for rice in stir-fries. This versatility is especially valuable for diabe


Posted on 15 Apr 2016
In today’s day and age more and more people are interested in healthy eating, and are asking nutrition professionals which foods to start implementing in their diets. One common tip we often hear is how important it is to consume a variety of color with meals and snacks especially in

Get Ready to Garden

Posted on 11 Apr 2016
 April is National Garden Month. Many of us would love to have a garden but quite frankly, don’t have the space, time or know how. My husband and I have had a garden for the last 8 years. Before we had a yard, we rented a food plot. It’s been so much fun but there is so much to learn!


Posted on 06 Apr 2016
After a long and cold winter, I think it is safe to say we are all looking forward to spring! Spring – the season of new possibilities and new beginnings – is the perfect time to help others re-commit or continue on with leading a healthy lifestyle for the warmer days ahea

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