food

Foodie Chick Challenge: Become a Published Chef!

You are innovative, smart and savvy when it comes to food.  After all, you eat every day.  When you hit the kitchen, does creativity burst fourth in a flood of flavorful deliciousness?  If so, it’s your lucky day.  We invite you to become a published chef and have a recipe featured on healthsterling.com. We’ve just…

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Giada de Laurentiis’s best veggie recipe

Pack your table with nutrients and deliciously crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside roasted goodness.  We regularly remix Giada de Laurentiis‘ vegetable dish at Sterling Health dinners.  Check it out and make it your own tradition: Chop coarsely (into 1″ chunks) at least 5 different seasonal vegetables.  Some of our favorites are sweet potatoes, red and white…

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Thanksgiving

    Let yourself enjoy Thanksgiving. This post is to motivate you to experience this holiday season a whole new way.     A few simple tips to redefine what Thanksgiving means to you and your family: It starts with appreciating what you have.  No matter your situation, there is something to be grateful for.…

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Perfect Oatmeal

This morning, like every morning, I spruced things up a bit.  After stopping into Starbucks for a quick breakfast and caffeine, an idea struck.  Could I combine coffee and oatmeal into an on-the-go kickstart to my day?                 The answer is yes, and it is delicious.  Here’s the…

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Nutrition and a life well-lived

I recently wrote an article for the Huntsville Achievement School sharing information on the correlations between good nutrition and cognitive performance, physical strength and behavioral control.  Evidence abounds for the links between nutrition and these ideals that we want for our children.  The literature includes information regarding nutrients and performance, and it further breaks the data…

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Is junk food really cheaper?

A recent New York Times article brought to light a startling realization about food:  McDonalds is not, in fact, cheaper than a healthy meal cooked at home.   Check out the image below for the play-by-play of fast food versus the fresh alternative.

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