Full Year 2015

#CookWithTheCouncil - Dr. Jayne's Black Bean Burgers!

Nutrition | October 9, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

How do you like your burger? Consider ditching the traditional beef or turkey patty for a black bean burger. When the beans are smashed and mixed with just the right spice, you end up with a delicious alternative. This substitution is also great for anyone looking for a healthy option without sacrificing taste. Black beans are low in fat, cholesterol-free, and provide 30% of the daily recommended amount of fiber. Try out Council member Dr. Jayne Greenberg’s great black bean burger recipe to get you started.

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Rachael's Autumn Harvest Chili!

Nutrition | October 2, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

The leaves are starting to change and the air is cooling. Fall is officially here! Our Council member and celebrity chef, Rachael Ray, has a great recipe from her Rachael Ray Show to heat you up on those chilly fall nights. Try Rachael’s perfectly named Autumn Harvest Chili!

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Dr. Ian’s Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Edamame Pesto!

Nutrition | September 25, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Many of us love hearty Italian pasta dishes but they often are not the healthiest choice. However, with a few adjustments you can put a healthy spin on traditional Italian cooking. Physician and Council member Dr. Ian Smith has a delicious and nutrient-packed Italian-inspired recipe for you to try: Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Edamame Pesto.

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What’s your adventure? Active Aging Week Celebrations are Underway!

Physical Activity | September 23, 2015

By: Shellie Pfohl, PCFSN Executive Director

As September winds down and we have spent the month celebrating Healthy Aging Month, along with the first ever Go4Life Month, I want to take a moment to reflect on the idea of living your adventure. Live Your Adventure is this year’s theme for the International Council on Active Aging’s Active Aging Week, being celebrated this year from September 27 to October 3. This theme brings to mind some incredible experiences I had over the summer exploring ways that adults, especially those 50 years and older, can be active on a daily basis.

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Rachael's French Toast Cups with Fresh Fruit!

Nutrition | September 21, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Not only is September Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month!, it’s also Whole Grains Month and National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month! Fueling our children with nutritious foods full of whole grains, fruits, and veggies, and encouraging them to live an active lifestyle, is the best way to help them maintain a healthy weight. This week we have a great kid-friendly recipe from celebrity chef and Council member Rachael Ray. Rachael would love for your family to try her French Toast Cups with Fresh Fruit.

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