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Recipes to Help You Elevate Your Cranberry Game This Thanksgiving

Turkey without cranberries? Unthinkable! If your holiday celebration side dish comes out of a can, however, we’d like you to consider going fresh this year. While the rings from the can are certainly decorative, this delicious cranberry fruit relish and…


Make Movie Night Healthier with Stove Top Popcorn

Besides being an essential part of the movie watching experience, popcorn can also be a healthy snack. Although it’s easy to just throw a popcorn bag in the microwave, stove top popcorn is a healthy alternative that can be just as easy and delicious….


Easy and Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

Summer is flying by and soon it will be time for kids to swap summer activities for homework. With a new school year approaching, it’s the perfect time to start thinking of new ways to integrate healthier foods into the…

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Michigan Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes {Recipe Inside}

Summer is in full swing, and the heat is on! Summer not only brings good times, barbecues, and trips to the pool; it also brings tons of fresh, local produce, picked at the peak of harvest! Michigan is an amazing…


Michigan Cherry Recipe Round-Up

Did you know, Traverse City, Mich. holds the nickname of Cherry Capital of the World? According to the Michigan Agriculture Council, the mitten state ranks No. 1 for production of tart cherries in the nation. Cherries are delicious and also very…

A S.A.F.E. Guide to Eating Michigan Fish

With more than 11, 000 lakes, rivers and streams across the state, it’s no surprise that Michigan has a huge amount of fish swimming around. While Michigan is widely known for its cherry harvesting and beautiful scenery, fishing is one more thing that makes…


5 Healthy and Easy Meals You Can Make In Under 20 Minutes

Eating healthy is a necessity but sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day. Getting up and going to work or running errands can make time zoom by. With a little bit of planning and preparation it is…


Let’s “Taco”-bout it: Easy Swaps to Make Taco Night Guilt Free

  Whether it’s Taco Tuesday at your house or a midnight run for fast-food tacos, we can all agree that this flavorful Latin meal is blissful. With their reputation for flavor and mouthwatering ingredients, you have to wonder how healthy tacos…


Simple, Healthy Eats to Pack for Your Next Picnic

  Do you ever feel extremely sluggish after family picnics? Too much potato salad, baked beans, and sugary soda can drain your energy. However, there’s no reason you can’t make some healthy food swaps and still enjoy those family outings! Since picnic season is…