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Homemade Healthy Popsicles

Tropical fruits are making their way back in season, which is great news for both you and the kids. Cool off this spring with these fun popsicle recipes that use only natural ingredients. The best part is that they’re incredibly easy!! Pretty Spring Popsicles Materials you’ll need: Popsicle mold Wooden sticks Fruit -like berries, kiwis and sliced peaches 100% natural fruit juice such as: Cranberry, white grape and mango. What to do: Pour fruit juice and all your favorite fruit in popsicle mold. Freeze and enjoy! Lemon and Wild Strawberry Popsicles Materials you’ll need: Popsicle mold ½ cup lemon juice 1 cup of water Fresh strawberries What to do: Mix ingredients and pour into mold. Cool, freeze, and enjoy! Red …

Healthy eating: Mashed cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower has a similar taste and texture to mashed potatoes for a fraction of the calories.

5 ways to eat more greens

Five ways to incorporate more healthy greens into your everyday routine.

Simple Grain Salad & Dressing Recipe

Tired of your same, go-to salad recipe? Kim Mason, a Registered Dietician at Carson Tahoe Health, says that food is something that should be celebrated every time we indulge. The best part is that, while it’s important to enjoy eating, that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy food. Kim did a live cooking demonstration at Carson Tahoe’s Field to Plate event and showed how easy it can be to prepare tasty, healthy meals using locally grown fruits and veggies. In case you missed the event, here’s one of the delicious salad and dressing recipes. Try it out! Salad Ingredients • 2 cups cooked whole grain (brown rice, millet, quinoa, barley, bulgur) or legumes (lentils, black-eyed peas, cannellini, kidney, or …

Meal planning for health (and savings)

Planning and preparing lunches ahead of time can lead to a healthier, cheaper diet.