Summer Fruit Chopped Salad

On warm summer days, a chopped salad is my meal of choice. They’re light, fresh, and filling!  No heat in the kitchen, that’s pretty much all I need on a hot, summer day.  The beauty of a chopped salad is that there really aren’t any rules. You can pretty much add whatever you want!   A summer chopped salad is like summer on a fork! and … Continue reading Summer Fruit Chopped Salad

5 Rules to Follow for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Source: healthmatters.nyp.org Portion the perfect plate Each meal should consist of 45 percent fiber-rich carbohydrates, 30 percent healthy fats, and 25 percent lean proteins, such as white-meat chicken or turkey, fish, tuna, tofu, beans, or egg whites, Rosenstock says. Eat before hunger strikes A good way to make sure you don’t end up reaching for chips or a chocolate bar when you need a snack … Continue reading 5 Rules to Follow for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Check. Change. Control.

Sports is known as a way for men to bond and get together. Darrell Barnett has taken that idea a step further. He is using basketball to reach Black men and improve their health. Barnett is with the Public Health Department Health Equity Unit. I heard about and had to share information about this great program he’s doing to assist men, especially Black men, to … Continue reading Check. Change. Control.