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Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Shopping Essentials

Anti-Inflammatory Shopping Essentials

If you’ve met with the Unite for HER Nutrition Team for a nutrition chat or gift card call, you’ve likely found a common denominator – reducing inflammation! Whether it’s surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy, cancer treatment can cause inflammation to occur in the...

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DIY Kale Chips With Pizzazz

DIY Kale Chips With Pizzazz

It’s no secret that kale is a nutritional powerhouse and its versatility means it can be enjoyed any number of ways…including as a chip! But don’t think you have to run out to the store to enjoy this tasty snack. Store bought kale chips can have additives and, well,...

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Cooking with FarmboxRX

Cooking with FarmboxRX

Who says soup is just for cold weather? This Spring Minestrone is the easiest weeknight dinner that your family will definitely be requesting again. It is chock full of nutritious, seasonal vegetables – everything from soup staples to hearty root vegetables and leafy...

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Flavors of the World – Spice Blends

Flavors of the World – Spice Blends

March is my favorite month of the year for so many reasons! I love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day (hello…my name is Erin), but it’s also National Nutrition Month! And for a Registered Dietitian, that’s code for celebrating all we do, all month long! Each year the...

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What Does “Plant-Based” Mean?

What Does “Plant-Based” Mean?

By: Christina Chong, RD  So, what is "plant-based?" You may have heard a lot about “plant-based” eating or a “plant-forward” eating plan – but what does that actually mean?  The truth is eating “plant-based” actually looks and means different things to different...

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Simple Holiday Mocktail

Simple Holiday Mocktail

Get into the holiday spirit with a seasonal mocktail by Nutrition Manager Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN. Cranberry Rosemary Spritzer by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN Ingredients Mocktail: 4 oz. unsweetened cranberry juice 1 1⁄2 oz. rosemary-infused simple syrup Ice 2 oz. ginger...

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Key Tips for Staying Hydrated

Key Tips for Staying Hydrated

Presented by the Unite for HER 5K Hydration Sponsor: Core BTS Our Virtual 5K Event is approaching! One of the most important things to remember as you prepare for your run or walk is to stay hydrated. This will help to regulate your body temperature, heart rate and...

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Healthy Drive-Thru: Frosty Remix

Healthy Drive-Thru: Frosty Remix

Recipe by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN UFH Nutrition Manager, Erin, has been busy in the kitchen recreating healthy versions of classic fast food items. Her lightened up Frosty-Remix is simple and lightened up compared to the original version - and easy to make at home!...

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Ditch the Protein Powder for Real Food!

Ditch the Protein Powder for Real Food!

By Michele DiCristofaro, RD   Smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but they can get mucked up quickly depending on the ingredients you use. Balancing your smoothie with some protein and healthy fat, will lead to a...

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DIY Herb Garden

DIY Herb Garden

Spring has sprung and there is no better time to plant a garden. Not your bag? It’s easier than you might think. An herb garden can be as simple as some dirt, a few seeds and a pot! They’re a great way to venture into the world of gardening because they’re easy,...

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