Stay ahead of concussions

Stay ahead of concussions

By Cristine Griffing, ATC and Danielle Trombley, ATC Your child’s back-to-school schedule likely involves returning to fall sports. Involvement in athletics can boost not only physical fitness in our young population but has added social and learning benefits...
Get the scoop on pumpkins

Get the scoop on pumpkins

Pumpkins are a rich source of beta carotene, which helps protects cells from cancer causing damage and is a precursor to Vitamin A, which is important for healthy vision, proper cell growth and a strong immune system. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean all of the...
Would it Kale you to eat more greens?

Would it Kale you to eat more greens?

As cool months start to settle in, kale is one of the few green species that thrive in cooler temperatures. This green leafy vegetable is high in Vitamins A, C and K and are a good source of fiber. Incorporating kale into your diet, along with other dark green leafy...
Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Vermont Harvest of the Month Serves 8-10 servings Ingredients: 1 lb dried pasta 4 Tbsp unsalted butter ½ onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 tsp dried thyme 4 Tbsp flour 2 cups milk 2 cups grated cheddar 2 cups butternut squash...
Getting down to the core

Getting down to the core

Written By; Danielle Pothier, MS, RD, CHWC, Wellness Specialist Northwestern Lifestyle Medicine and Johanna Setta, Food Access Coordinator, Healthy Roots Collaborative Fall is fast approaching, which means apple season is right around the corner. Apple picking is a...