Tag Archives: summer

Five Healthy Sausage Ideas

Not all sausages are created equal. Luckily, a number sausage brands use high-quality ingredients that are lean, protein-packed and fit a variety of dietary needs. Here are FEED’s favorite sausages for your summertime grillin’ needs: Trader Joe’s Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Sausage These Trader Joe’s sausages are nitrate-free, gluten-free and free of animal casing. Pro-tip from […]

Eat Seasonably – CHERRIES

Cherries are a sweet stone fruit that are only in season for a short time in the summer months. Available in many shades of purple and red, cherries are high in fiber, Vitamin C and potassium. They also have anti-inflammatory polyphenols and carotenoids – agents that may ward off diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and […]

Hydrating Foods for Summer

Staying hydrated this summer is important as the temperatures rise! With more time spent outdoors and increased activity, our daily fluid needs increase due to losses from sweat. However, filling up your water bottle isn’t the only way to stay hydrated during warmer months – many fruits and vegetables contain  fluid, too! Check out a few […]

FEED’s Favorite No-Cook Recipes

Beat the heat with these no-cook eats and treats! We’ve gathered up our favorite recipes for summer– no oven required: Greek Yogurt Tuna Salad Lose the high-fat mayo and swap in Greek yogurt for a lower-calorie, higher-protein twist on this lunchtime classic. Serve with veggies and your favorite high-fiber cracker for a complete meal. Cucumber […]

Eat Seasonably – KIWI

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. Often considered a tropical fruit, kiwis are actually harvested in late September, making for a perfectly sweet back-to-school treat. Each […]

Summer Snacks

Camps are winding down and the back-to-school lists are quickly building. With just a few weeks left before the new school year begins, many families are squeezing in late summer fun and travel. While enjoying these relaxed moments is so important for families, the lazy days of summer often can lead to extra snacking and […]

Eat Seasonably – PAPAYA

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. This month, we are featuring papaya. This tropical fruit is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and the right amount of sweetness […]

Slim Summer Tips for KIDS

  Summer is FINALLY here! That’s the time when kids are most active, and less likely to increase weight, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, several studies suggest that summer is the prime time for excess weight gain. This is a serious health concern, as at least one third of children and teens are overweight or obese. Follow […]

Summer is HOT! Cool down with some frozen treats from FEED!

Check out some of our favorite recipes that provide a nutrient-packed punch and a refreshing cool down on the hottest of days! Nothing better than cooling down on a hot summer day with a frozen treat! However, icy desserts can pack on calories, and most have little nutritional benefit. Rather than pull out the packaged […]