Grill, Garden, Repeat

Go beyond burgers for Memorial Day and try grilling fast and flavorful seafood! The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice per week, or at least 12 ounces of fish weekly. This can be fresh, frozen or canned and includes both fish and shellfish. Consuming the recommended intake of 12 ounces of fish […]

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Celebrate the Mediterranean Diet

I love the month of May! Spring, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day cookouts and Mediterranean Diet Month! The Mediterranean diet emphasizes a variety of whole grains, fruit, vegetables, nuts and healthy fats with moderate amounts of lean protein, especially fish and seafood. It’s a delicious and healthy pattern of eating, not just a “diet”; a word […]

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Matcha, Matcha, Matcha! Make a Batch of Matcha Tea for Mom

Matcha is a finely milled green tea powder that has been a staple in Japan since the 12th century. Matcha is made from dried green tea leaves that have been stone-ground into a delicate powder. The powder is then sifted and whisked with hot water. Because of its many health benefits, and trendy appeal, match […]

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Celiac Awareness

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that is triggered by gluten (a protein) found in foods, primarily wheat. Celiac disease damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. More than 2 million people, or about 1 in 100[1], have celiac disease.

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Fish: Naturally Healthy Fast Food

Tina Miller 2011My favorite way to prepare fish is to grill it! The flavor is wonderful and no fishy smells in the house! For optimal health, how much fish should you eat? The American Heart Assoc. recommends eating fish at least twice per week, or at least 12 ounces of fish weekly. This can be […]

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National Cancer Control Month

According to the American Cancer Society, many cancer deaths could be prevented by making healthy choices like not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet, keeping active, and getting recommended screening tests. One-third of all cancer deaths in the United States each year are linked to diet and physical activity, including being […]

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Celebrate Spring with Soy

April is Soy Foods Month. Enjoy good health and support local farmers by eating soy foods, especially Michigan grown soybeans (michigansoybean.org). How will you benefit from including more soy in your daily routine?

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Dip Into True Goodness™ by Meijer

Why True Goodness™? Because we wanted a unifying Meijer brand that supports the health and well-being of our customers, making it easy to identify organic and GMO-free options at a value. By combining the high quality and smart value of former Meijer brand labels like Meijer Naturals and Meijer Organics under one brand promise, we […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but it also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Nine out of 10 colon cancers could be prevented or successfully treated with regular colon cancer screenings.

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Smoothie Revolution

Smoothies are as popular as ever! Convenient and portable, healthy smoothies are perfect for breakfast on-the-run, an afternoon snack or dessert. Build a better smoothie by adding in antioxidant and fiber rich fruit, vitamin rich vegetables, minerals from nuts and seeds, and protein rich diary or dairy alternative. A dash or two of your favorite […]

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