Author Archives: Cathy Bowers

Family Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

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From the Family Dinner Project – Make the Commitment: The most important thing in our busy world is to make the intentional choice to have dinner together. Some tips: Turn off technology: Cell phones, work, email, TV. Schedule it: Like you schedule the other appointments in your life, put dinner in your calendar. Instead of Skyping […]

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Try this “DELICIOUS” sandwich this week!

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Ingredients ⅓ cup sun-dried tomatoes, (not oil-packed) 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled ¼ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste – (option – leave this out to decrease sodium content) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper ¼ cup chopped California Ripe Olives 8 slices sourdough bread, preferably […]

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National Sandwich Month!

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A sandwich is a food item made of two or more slices of leavened bread with one or more layers of filling, typically meat or cheese, with the addition of vegetables or salad. The bread can be used as is, or it can be coated with butter, oil, mustard or other condiments to enhance flavor and texture. In North American […]

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What is a “Biometric Checkup? Have you had one?

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If changes in healthcare are on your mind, you’re not alone. The recently proposed healthcare bill will change the way the federal government funds purchases of Medicaid and individual health care plans. It is expected to greatly increase the number of people without health care insurance if the law passes in the Senate and is […]

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What are good fats?

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  Good Fat, Bad Fat, Low Fat Focus on the type of fat, rather than the amount of fat, for good health.The fortunes of dietary fat have not followed a straight line. As a nutrient, it has been vilified, forgiven and, in some cases, even glorified. What we know about this essential nutrient is further complicated by […]

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Top 10 ways to enjoy peaches!

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Top 10 Ways To Enjoy Peaches Peach Salsa! Salsa makes a delicious accompaniment to many different meats and a great dip for tortilla chips. Try a new salsa recipe and spoon it over grilled chicken or fish. Recipe: Peachy Chipotle Salsa.  Beverage Blast. Add an extra flavor surge to your tea or lemonade. Just muddle fresh or frozen […]

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Super Fruit Salad!

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Ingredients 1 (15.25 oz.) can peaches, drained and diced 1 c. low-fat yogurt, apricot OR any fruit flavor 3 oranges, peeled, sectioned and cut into thirds 1 T. honey 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 3 apples, cored and cubed 1/4 tsp. ground ginger 2 bananas, sliced Directions In a medium bowl, combine prepared fruit In a […]

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Family Meals – FAST, Healthful!

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You are running in 10 directions! It is 4 p.m. You need to pick up your child at day care, stop at the store, and run several errands. And you need to get ready for an evening meeting. How do you put a healthful supper on the table, too? A few time saving steps can help you prepare an easy […]

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The Importance of Family Meal Time

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The Importance of Family Mealtime Family mealtime is when everyone at home sits down and enjoys a meal together. This can be at breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. It has been shown that families who eat together are healthier and happier. We encourage families to cook together, eat together, talk together, and make mealtime a family time. […]

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Perfect Peach Salsa!

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Peach Salsa Serves: 6 | Serving Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients: 2 peaches, cored and cubed 1 ripe tomato, cored and cubed 2 tablespoons hot pepper, diced 1/4 cup diced onion 1 teaspoon vinegar Chopped cilantro (optional) Directions: Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to […]

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