Health in a Hurry! Blog

There are so many ways to blow it on our food choices. Food manufactures, restaurants and supermarkets don’t make it any easier to make good decisions. Here are a few of the latest tricks from the food industry: Supermarket: If you see a sign that says, “Limit,...

Ingredients: 1/2 pkg of orzo 1.5 cups of chopped basil 3/4 cup of chopped onion 1.5 cups of chopped cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup of your favorite vinegar and oil dressing (or make your own) 1/2 cup of Feta cheese 1/2 cup of sliced Kalamata olives Salt and pepper to taste I often add a...

Today, kids eat 200 more calories a day than they did in 1977. That’s an extra pound of fat gained every 17 days. Combine that with the fact that our kids are less active today; and no wonder our kids are overweight and at higher...

Ingredients: Rotisserie chicken Spinach salad Container of strawberries Dressing Ingredients: 1 rounded teaspoon grainy mustard 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste Add a tablespoon of honey if you’d like to make the dressing a bit sweeter. Directions: To make the dressing, combine mustard and vinegar in the...