Back in the fall, MUS Wellness hosted dietetic intern StephTarnacki, and together we created two videos introducing home fermentation. If you participate in our MUS Wellness Incentive Program, you may have already caught the one on kombucha. We wanted to post it again, along with a brand new video featuring how to make your own … Continue reading Home Fermentation Video Series
Last April, we offered a pilot program of the 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade to 130 MUS Benefits Plan members. The 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade, developed by nutrition expert Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS, is a simple, yet highly effective way to reshape your eating habits and boost your nutrition. The program requires only about two minutes a day and … Continue reading 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade — It’s Back!!
MUS Wellness again has the honor of hosting a dietetic intern for two weeks from the Montana Dietetic Internship program. This year's intern is Steph Tarnacki. Steph earned her Bachelor's degree in Dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado, and aspires to work as a dietitian in the public school system to improve the National … Continue reading The Incredible Edible Eggplant
It's mid-August -- the days of hot temperatures, smoky skies, the approach of fall semester, and...loads of zucchini. Sadly, the zucchini plants in my garden didn't fare so well this year, but I'm lucky to have generous in-laws who recently brought over a bag of zucchini and summer squash for my family, and then I … Continue reading Oh Zucchini!
School is back in session and for many of us, that means more responsibilities, tighter schedules, and often...less time for food prep. Breakfast especially can take a hard hit if school mornings are chaotic. Even if the start of school doesn’t change your schedule much, it’s rare to find someone who has time in the … Continue reading Back-to-School Breakfasts!
As fresh summertime produce continues to roll in, it's a great time to branch out with some new recipes including some yummy, and sometimes not so common, vegetables. For those of you participating in our online incentive program, you can get a jump on a couple of new challenges that will roll out next week … Continue reading Power Bite Video: Weird Veggies
Although some days it still doesn’t feel like it, it’s officially spring, which means now is the time to consider joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. CSA programs offer a weekly share of garden produce, and in some cases, additional products like eggs, meat, flowers, or canned goods, in exchange for a lump sum … Continue reading Time to order your fresh, local summer veggies!
"Nutrition, at its core, is simply about eating good food." I'm sure the readership of this blog knows that March is National Nutrition Month. I mean, it's circled on your calendar, right? Well, in case you haven’t heard, National Nutrition Month is a month intended for celebrating healthy, delicious food that nourishes your body. It’s … Continue reading National Nutrition Month: Put Your Best Fork Forward
In this Montana Meals Power Bite video, Cristin demonstrates how to properly and safely handle a chef's knife, and demonstrates some basic cuts like slicing, chopping, and the julienne. Honing your kitchen knife skills are an essential part of cooking healthy meals at home! Enjoy! http://www.vimeo.com/202790791 Montana Meals: Basic Kitchen Knife Skills from Montana University … Continue reading Power Bite: Basic Kitchen Knife Skills
All you good little boys and girls out there have probably put together your holiday wish lists. And although the newest iPhone, or virtual reality set, or new skis might be cool and make you the envy of all your friends, if you are looking to make 2017 your healthiest year yet, consider adding a … Continue reading Santa’s Kitchen Wish List (Good boys & girls only)