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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 ..

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  ..

Berry Season

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, June 22, 2017

A Very Berry Season! So often, when speaking about nutrition and food, the focus can be on what to leave out, cut out, and reduce. But equally, if not more, important than focusing on what to take out is concentrating on what to add in. By shifting the focus to what we should be having more of, we escape a sense of depr ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: June 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, June 01, 2017

Enjoy the Bounty of the Season with this Simple Summer Salad June 21 marks the first day of summer! Take advantage of summer produce with a fresh salad to bring to warm weather cookouts. Strawberries and radishes are at their best in June, so throw in these delicious pops of color at every chance! Strawberry Radish Sala ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: April 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Saturday, April 01, 2017

Spaghetti Squash with Spinach, Mushrooms, Ground Turkey & Goat Cheese Spaghetti squash is available year-round and makes a great low carb substitute for pasta. It is typically golden yellow in color and has a delicious nutty, buttery flavor. The strands are crunchy and provide a nice mouthfeel. It can be prepared several ways, but  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Feb 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( Heart Healthy and Delicious! February is American Heart Month. It also happens to be National Grapefruit Month. In a nod to both, this recipe includes grapefruit (Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron in the spinach) as well as ingr ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Dec 2016

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, December 01, 2016

Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( It’s Wintertime! This recipe combines white wine, herbs and tomatoes with chicken for an easy one-pot meal that the whole family will love. It’s full of rich hearty flavors that satisfy! “White Wine Tomato Braised Chicken” is a great  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Nov 2016

Jennifer Jasmin - Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Guilt Free Thanksgiving Sides! Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( I’ve got two recipes for you this month in honor of America’s biggest food holiday being right around the corner. Your guests are sure to enjoy and truly be thankful for dishes like these! It&r ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Oct 2016

Jennifer Jasmin - Saturday, October 01, 2016

Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( It’s Pumpkin Season! Skip the PSL this year and celebrate pumpkin season with a well-balanced, healthy dinner featuring pumpkin in a starring role! Turkey Pumpkin Chili Yield: 6 Servings (3/4 cup – 1 cup each) / Total Ti ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Sept 2016

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, September 01, 2016

Who Says Summer’s Over??? Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( Here in New England, some of the best summertime fruits and veggies are just reaching their peak in early September. Watermelons are ready for picking, and delicate greens like arugula are seeing a second harvest as ..