Quinoa To-Go!

Quinoa To-Go!

by Carolyn Burris MS, Nutrition Counselor at Seasons of Farragut When it comes to quinoa, you may have a few questions. For starters, how to you pronounce it? Pronounced KEEN-wah, it is native to the Andes Mountains of South America where it has been considered a...
Something “Fishy” Is Going On: GMO Salmon, Mislabeling of Fish, and a Healthy Trout Recipe! 

Something “Fishy” Is Going On: GMO Salmon, Mislabeling of Fish, and a Healthy Trout Recipe! 

Seafood is a popular and healthy food choice for many Americans. The United States, trailing only behind China, is the second largest fish consumer in the world. The American Heart Association, as well as the 2010 dietary guidelines from the U.S. Government, both...
Dining Out & GMOs: The Real Price We Pay

Dining Out & GMOs: The Real Price We Pay

It’s a fact: Americans love eating out. We blog, Tweet, and post about it. It’s very gratifying to share a meal with friends or family while taking a break from cooking at home. Even while on a diet, you may give yourself a pass to “treat...
Maximize Your Nutrition With These Winter Fruits and Veggies

Maximize Your Nutrition With These Winter Fruits and Veggies

This time of year it is really hard to find fresh produce. Most farmer’s markets are not meeting and many local farms don’t have much winter season produce. The local grocery store will have a variety of fruits and vegetables but your best bet is to stick to the...
Healthy Holiday Dishes: Don’t Forget Your Veggies!

Healthy Holiday Dishes: Don’t Forget Your Veggies!

  Healthy Holiday Dishes: Don’t Forget Your Veggies! by Carolyn Burris MS, Nutrition Counselor at Seasons of Farragut As the holidays get closer, the temptation to indulge in unhealthy seasonal treats in creases. In addition to the abundance of sweets and...