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MAC's Recipe of the Month: Dec 2017

MAC Nutrition - Friday, December 01, 2017

A Versatile Dish for Holiday Celebrations Quiche is one of those dishes that can go well with most occasions. It can be a delicious breakfast for when family is in town, or it can act as a perfect appetizer or even side dish for holiday meals. This version is made with eggs, potatoes, and roasted vegetables, making it a  ..

Happy World Vegan Month

MAC Nutrition - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November is World Vegan Month! The term “vegan” is controversial, to say the least. To many people, it sounds like an extremely restrictive “diet,” while to others it is a way of life that makes so much sense that they’re not sure why everyone isn’t doing it. In honor of World Vegan Month, let’s br ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Nov 2017

MAC Nutrition - Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Happy World Vegan Month! November is World Vegan Month. It also happens to be the month of Thanksgiving! It may seem like the turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie that are typical of the Thanksgiving menu mean that this holiday is impossible to be made vegan. You might also wonder why anyone would even want to  ..

How to Make Comfort Foods Healthier

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, October 19, 2017

5 Ways to Make Comfort Foods Healthier As the weather gets colder and the holidays loom in sight, we often crave (or have on the holiday menu) heavier comfort foods such as mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and baked goods. For those of us with health and fitness goals, overindulging in foods like these more than once in a  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Oct 2017

MAC Nutrition - Sunday, October 01, 2017

A Very Autumn Protein-Packed Breakfast It’s October, and you know what that means…pumpkin in everything! If you’re like me, you welcome the addition of this delicious and nutritious (it’s super high in vitamin A) ingredient in foods both sweet and savory alike (pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin gnocchi, pumpki ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month - Sept 2017

MAC Nutrition - Friday, September 01, 2017

As fall comes around, our schedules often get busier and we can be short on time. These energy balls are quick to make and even quicker to eat, allowing you to get in a nutritious bite even when you're on the go. Protein and healthy fats from nut butter are balanced by the carbohydrate from dates, making this a well-balance ..

Eat the Rainbow!

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, August 17, 2017

It is important to get all the various vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that our bodies need in order to support the biological processes that keep us alive and healthy. However, chances are you don’t calculate your intake of every nutrient—that would be quite time-consuming and tedious. So how do you make sure you&r ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month - August 2017

MAC Nutrition - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Eat the Rainbow! One of the easiest ways to check if you are eating a healthy diet full of vital micronutrients is to make sure you are “eating the rainbow”—eating a wide variety of colors of fruits and vegetables. Each color often represents a different set of micronutrients, so getting the entire rainbow of ..

Cup or Cone? A closer look at our food choices!

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, July 20, 2017

July is National Ice Cream Month. Wait a minute…am I telling you that you should eat ice cream? Not necessarily. But, National Ice Cream Month offers us the opportunity to have a conversation about food and its more social, cultural, and emotional aspects, as well as about treats, treating ourselves, and having t ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: July 2017

MAC Nutrition - Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Image Source July is National Ice Cream Month Ice cream is delicious in all its creamy sweetness. However, when it comes to saturated fat and added sugar, it really packs quite the punch. Luckily, there are ways to make your own more nutritious version of the sweet treat so you can celebrate National Ice Cream Month while  ..

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