Healthy Eating

Spinach and Feta Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casseroles are a great make-ahead dish that can be kept refrigerated overnight, making breakfast a breeze the next morning. It can be easy to fall into the same old scramble when it comes to preparing breakfast. This recipe, adapted from Weight…

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Campus Fresh: College Town Farmers Markets in Michigan

Between the endless intake of hot dogs and burgers during tailgate season and the destructive stress-eating habits of finals season, it really does feel as though it’s impossible to stay healthy during college. Take it from this recent college grad – I know the feeling!…

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Walk for Veggies: Exercise Pays at Neighborhood Center’s Market Walks

With four growing children and a husband to feed, Lansing resident Khadija Ahmed goes through food fast. So when she heard about the Allen Neighborhood Center’s Market Walk program, it didn’t take much to convince her to give it a…

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Make Healthy Ranch at Home in Minutes!

Is ranch dressing your guilty pleasure? If so, I have good news for you: it doesn’t have to make you feel guilty anymore. If you’re that person at the dining table who bathes your salads, wings or almost anything you…

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Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but also the one that’s most often skipped. The hustle and bustle of chaotic mornings during the school year means trying to gets kids dressed and ready for school, pack lunches,…

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10 Sensational Summer Dinner Salads

If you’re trying to eat more veggies, salads are one of the easiest dishes to incorporate into your routine. Still, a plate of greens and some dressing leaves a little to be desired, especially when you’re really hungry. We found…

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Take Your Kids Foraging and Make Easy Sumac “Lemonade”

There’s no better place on earth in summer than “Pure Michigan”. Summer vacation is a time to load the car and head to the lakeshore – bikes tied to the back and sandals in tow. The great thing about our…

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Nauseated? Upset Stomach? There’s a Smoothie for That!

Whether you’ve got a bun in the oven or your stomach just won’t settle down, the owners of Malamiah Juice Bar in Grand Rapids swear this smoothie recipe helps. Even though it’s no longer officially on their menu, customers still…

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Michigan Watermelon: 9 Ways to Go Beyond the Wedge

When you think of your favorite things about summer, it’s almost impossible not to have watermelon high up on your list. The delicious fruit isn’t just refreshing and low in calories, it’s also full of vitamins A, B6 and C as…

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