Fall into Apple Season with Fun Family Activities

By: Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE -- Kids are back in school, autumn has arrived and soon the leaves will begin to change. That means it is finally apple season. The best way to celebrate the season? Apple picking with your family, of course! You can enjoy the weather before...

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Fall Food Roundup

Autumn is a special time of year. The kids are back in school, football is in full swing and you can find PSL (pumpkin spice lattes) everywhere! All of these things and the upcoming holidays often center around the menu and typically as we start to feel cooler outside many begin...

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Lightening Up Favorite Fall Desserts

By: Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT -- Out of all the seasons, fall is definitely my favorite time of year. I always look forward to cooler temperatures, trips to the pumpkin patch, walking through the apple orchard, and watching college football on Saturdays. I also look forward to the...

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Fall in Love with Fall Fruits and Vegetables

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN -- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Even if the weather doesn’t vary much where you live, you can use the seasonal changes on the calendar to reboot your diet for better health. All it takes is expanding the colors on your plate to...

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Eat Together, Eat Better

 By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month. If you’re not already onboard with family meals, make a commitment to start small. Add one more family meal to your weekly schedule for a host of benefits. Yes, it’s true! When families eat together,...

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Add Flavor with Pumpkin

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- The weather is cooling, the leaves are changing, and pumpkins are sitting on doorsteps…you know what that means – it’s Halloween season. A favorite holiday for many children, and adults, alike, Halloween is a food-centered holiday that is rated number one in candy sales in...

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