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Good Health eNews: Spring-clean your diet edition

Spring-cleaning may usually mean mopping the floors or polishing the baseboards, but it can also mean giving your diet a complete overhaul. With a widening range of in-season produce and countless new recipes to try, it’s the perfect time of…

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Pumpkin muffin recipe

In honor of the fall season, here is a quick, fun pumpkin muffin recipe! It’s a great activity to do with your kids, or a festive addition to any Thanksgiving table. It’s super easy because there are only three ingredients:…


Win by Losing: Kale chips recipe (with video)

Easy to make and healthy? Sign us up! The trending snack, kale chips, not only is delicious but is packed with nutrients and low in calories. One cup of these chips only cost you about 150 calories – whereas your…


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Tis the season for apples

Whether you choose a McIntosh, a Golden Delicious or a Granny Smith apple, your body will thank you for every bite!  Apples are remarkably rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, B vitamins, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc.  There are…


Win by Losing: Easy-to-make baked salmon recipe (with video)

This week A Healthier Michigan is featuring a heart healthy salmon for our recipe of the week. The instructions are listed below as well as an instructional video with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Registered Dietitian, Susan Okonkowski.  …


Fresh from the farmer’s market: Green bean hummus recipe

Green bean season is in full swing from now until early October, and with Michigan being one of the largest producers of green beans in the U.S., most farmers markets will have them in abundance for the next few weeks….


Michigan peach season: Hot buttered peaches recipe

It’s finally peach season in Michigan, but it won’t last more than a couple of weeks into September! This makes it the perfect time to grab some fresh state grown peaches and get cooking before they’re gone.  And with a…


Michigan peach season: Chipotle peach salsa with cilantro

Summer may be close to over, but peach season is just beginning. This sweet and savory fruit is technically only in-season for the first two weeks of September, so act fast! Here’s an easy-to-make peach salsa recipe for you and…


Looking for a refreshing, healthy, quick lunch idea? Why not an avocado tomato salad!

Lunch is likely one of the hardest meals for me to plan.  If it’s a work day, I struggle to pack a lunch that is healthy, filling, and won’t get soggy. Some days, I might end up choosing the easier…