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Festive Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Unite for HER! Our Registered Dietitians are excited to share these festive and green-hued recipes to celebrate with. Let us know if you try them!

Lucky Four-Leaf Clover Smoothie
Adapted from original recipe by detoxinista.com
Ingredients:

· 1 ¾ cup of any type non-dairy milk, unsweetened (almond, oat, cashew, soy, macadamia), cow’s milk, or water

· ¼ avocado, pitted

· 1 handful fresh baby spinach

· ¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract

· 5 Medjool dates,

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Surprisingly Decadent Brownies (Healthy, Whole Wheat & One Bowl!)

Recipe adapted from twohealthykitchens.com

This one-bowl nutritious recipe is the perfect treat for your Valentine, Galentine, or to satisfy your chocolate craving any day.

If you try this recipe, be sure to tag us on social media! @UniteforHER

Ingredients:

· 2/3 cup packed brown sugar

· ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour (or all-purpose whole wheat flour)

· 1/3 cup cocoa powder

· ¼ tsp.

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Upgrade Your Protein with Rastelli’s

If you’re a Unite for HER Alum or a new member to HER community, you likely know Michele and I – as your Culinary Nutrition Team – are all about educating our community about the benefit of eating more wholesome, plant-based foods. But as we always say at our Wellness Days, this does not mean we all have to become vegetarian or vegan. Many of us will continue to make animal-based protein choices alongside nourishing foods,

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Boosting your Immune System

Source: Eat Pretty Every Day by Jolene Hart

As we tend to stay inside throughout the cold months, your body is not receiving as much light or fresh air, and you may be more susceptible to colds, dryness, or inflammation. Each winter, you may find it helpful to evaluate your routine and determine how you can boost your immune system through nutrition and self-care, using ingredients you may already have at home.

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Improve Your Quality of Sleep

November brings chilly weather, daylight savings, and the kickoff to the holiday season. If you are feeling like these changes are causing your body and mind stress- you are not alone! Here are a few ways manage these changes and maintain a healthy quality of sleep.

The time change that comes with Daylight Savings can interrupt your sleep schedule and affect your internal clock. If you find yourself struggling with this adjustment or simply want to improve your quality of sleep,

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How to Create Your Prevention Plan

Information sourced from cdc.gov

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; however, it is important to be aware and mindful about potential risk of breast cancer throughout the year. Here are steps you can take to educate yourself about your personal level of risk, and how you can proceed with preventative measures all year long.

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A Note From Founder and CEO Sue Weldon

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your continued trust and support of Unite for HER. As we head into a new year, we are grateful for the strong foundation that you have built; your dedication has enabled us to rise up during the health crisis and support those newly diagnosed without hesitation. With you by our side, we remained steady and acted swiftly to innovate and serve, delivering the gift of joy, hope, resources,

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