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Summer Vegetable Frittata

Posted on: May 17, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Here’s a recipe for all your summer vegetables to help you reach your nutrition goal of five servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try this easy frittata recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Ingredients: • 8 eggs • 1 tablespoon olive oil • ½ medium onion, diced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1… Read More »

Strategies to Lower Calories

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Clearly, to lose weight and to keep it off – we need ideas to lower calories. Sometimes we can save lots of calories with a few “easy wins.” See the chart below for some strategies to help you cut calories. Each of these changes is pretty powerful, but imagine if you made more than one… Read More »

Four Reasons Why You Should Take a Break to Meditate

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by Healthy Lives 1 Comment

Are you feeling stressed, overworked and overwhelmed? Even in the best work environments, many of us are looking for ways to reduce stress and increase productivity. Mindful meditation is scientifically proven to help you achieve emotional calmness, improve mental concentration and restore overall health and wellness. When your day is full of back-to-back meetings and… Read More »

Six Steps to Cut Your Expenses to Help You Save More

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by Healthy Lives 1 Comment

Whether you are cutting costs because you need or want to, the process can be manageable and fun! Campus Federal Financial Education Director Blaine Grimes shares six things you can do to start cutting your expenses and saving more. Start a budget. This may seem too simplistic, but it can change the trajectory of your finances. Can… Read More »

What is BMI and why should I care?

Posted on: January 4, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Body mass index (BMI), the measurement of body fat based on your weight and height, helps to determine your risk for some diseases, including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, some cancers and diabetes. To calculate your BMI, use the formula below: BMI = (your current weight in pounds x 703) divided by (your height… Read More »

Maintain, Don’t Gain!

Posted on: December 5, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

This crisp, vibrant veggie salad is a cinch to make and most importantly, it’s packed with nutrients! Ingredients: 2 small candy cane beets 1 medium carrot 1 medium radish, halved Quarter of a head red cabbage 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon honey Juice of 1 lemon Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper… Read More »

Feeling Stressed? Get More Sleep.

Posted on: November 29, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

The National Sleep Foundation recommends 10 hours of sleep for children, and between seven and nine hours for adults. Regardless of what age we are, it’s important to get the sleep our bodies need. Sleeping is one of the most important things you can do for your health, and research shows that lack of sleep… Read More »

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate Success

Posted on: November 29, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

You worked hard all year and have embraced a healthier lifestyle.  Want to know the secret to stay motivated? Celebrate! By taking a moment to acknowledge all the small wins, you fuel your desire to keep moving forward. Here are some tips to help you set goals and give yourself the credit you deserve. Write… Read More »

Healthy Holidays

Posted on: November 29, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Holiday season is here. For many of us, this festive time means a calendar full of parties, functions and an overabundance of great food. So, is getting through the holidays without weight gain possible? Yes it is! Here are some helpful tips to prevent overindulgence during your holiday celebrations. •Avoid skipping meals. Eat a balanced… Read More »

Slow Cooker Cornbread Stuffing

Posted on: November 20, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Cut the calories of your regular cornbread dressing by omitting the high fat ingredients and slow cooking. Chicken broth keeps the stuffing moist and flavorful. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup diced celery, about 6 stalks 1 yellow onion, diced 6-7 cups cornbread crumbs, cook ahead of time and let dry out… Read More »