Healthy Recipes

Are you looking for a healthier spin on your favorite dish? Or, are you hoping to rev up your metabolism with the latest ingredients? Whatever your goal may be, use this section of The Food Court Fix to help guide you through aisles of the grocery store.

May 4, 2019

Practicing proper nutrition should be included throughout your entire training program to not only enhance your running performance but to prevent injury and to aid in muscle recovery. Your nutrition pace needs to be set for it to match your running pace during a 5K and training runs. So, out with bad eating habits and in with eating clean – priming your hard-working muscles with the right amount of carbohydrates, protein, and...

November 1, 2018

Halloween has come and gone, and the shelves are now lined with 50% off Halloween Candy. Before you consider grabbing a bag of M&M's or Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, consider a healthier option that will satisfy your sweet tooth. Enter: UnReal candy

UnReal candy is non-GMO, made with sustainable ingredients and fair trade ingredients--meaning the ingredients are not processed, and you can pronounce. Additionally, the ingredient...

August 28, 2018

The weather is about to become a lot cooler and pumpkin-everything is in vogue. Yes, it does give you the excuse to order a pumpkin spiced latte, but an expanding waistline may come with it. Instead of running off to the nearest coffee shop to ring in fall, start piling your plate with this season's super foods. These foods will hit your body with an array of health benefits like an increased immune system and a faster metabol...

August 28, 2018

Only 25% of people will follow through with their New Year's resolutions after 30 days, and just 8% will be successful. So, instead of setting resolutions this year, set goals that will allow you to live a healthier lifestyle. And the more specific you are about your goals, the more likely you'll achieve them. To help you get started, consider implementing one of these lifestyle changes below.

1. Reorganize Your Kitchen

Whether...

September 22, 2016

Summer is fast over. Enter cooler weather, crisp air and warm colors and Angry Orchard--the fall drink staple. Yet, instead of grabbing a bottle, consider these Angry Orchard fall-based drink recipes. 

1. Angry on the Beach

 Ingredients:

  • 4 12 oz bottles of Angry Orchard Crisp Apple

  • 4 cups watermelon Juice

  • 1 cup vodka

  • 1 cup Cointreau or orange liqueur

  • 1 cup lime juice

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

  • 1 naval...

September 22, 2016

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of egg noodles

  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas

  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped

  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, chopped 

  • Sesame seeds

  • Low-sodium soy sauce, to liking

  • Duck sauce, to liking

  • 1 tsp Lee Kum Kee Chili Garlic Sauce

  • Gardein fake chicken or real chicken

  • Extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Boil water and add in the egg noodles, cook until tend...

August 23, 2016

 Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup olive oil

  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 3 cloves garlic, grated

  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

  • 2 large portobello mushroom caps, sliced

  • 3 banana peppers, stemmed, seeds removed and quartered lengthwise

  • 2 medium yellow squash, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch strips

  • 2 medium zucchin...

August 19, 2016

Hot dogs are the perfect summer meal, easy to cook and to satisfy the palate. These quick meal fixes contain several different ingredients and potential chemicals. You may already be aware of this and choose to forego the thought when chowing down, but a new study from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has shed some light on the sausage fest—indicating food adulteration. 

For starters, food adulteration is food tha...

August 8, 2016

After a large meal, it sometimes can feel as if you have a “food baby,” or what is technically called bloating. That swollen feeling can cause increased pressure and discomfort, and make your stomach appear bigger. It's important to understand that bloating is not water retention because it involves a mix of solids, liquids, and gas within the digestive system. To help reduce stomach distress, consider following these tips. 

 1...

July 5, 2016

 Ingredients:

  • 2 bags tricolor tortellini

  • 1 small jar capers

  • 1 can of black olives, pitted

  • 1/2 cup broccoli floretts

  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes, julienne cut

  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped

  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

  • Red wine vinegar, add to your liking

  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions:

  1. Heat a pot of water and bring...

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