May 1, 2019
The child nutrition programs within the school districts throughout our region continue to provide meals during the summer. There are more than 75 locations where kids, and in some cases adults, can get meals this summer.
October 25, 2018
We all know how important it is to be physically active, but did you know that it is just as important – or maybe more so – to limit physical inactivity?
Wait, isn’t that the same thing? Not quite.
June 4, 2018
Components of this article originally appeared here in the EL PASO INC. (click HERE for the article) By Leah Whigham Imagine your family coming together in the kitchen to enjoy preparing a meal together – one that is healthy, delicious and not too expensive… For many, this may seem like a distant dream. Maybe you
February 27, 2018
Pozole Verde Ingredients: 7 cups chicken stock or low-sodium broth 2 cups water 3 cups shredded, cooked chicken 1 pound tomatillos, husked and halved 1 small onion, quartered 2 poblano chiles—cored, seeded and quartered 2 jalapeños, seeded and quartered 4 large garlic cloves, smashed 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon oregano leaves Salt and freshly ground
February 15, 2018
This is the time of year, nearly half of us make New Year’s resolutions. Many of these resolutions are health related. But only a small percentage of those who set health-related goals are successful at achieving them. This year, the Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) at UTEP is offering some help. If
December 21, 2017
Power Rolls Ingredients: 1- pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced 3- cups fresh spinach, chopped (can use frozen, just reduce by 1/2) 1- 16 oz. box sliced mushrooms, diced 1- can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped 2- cups fresh bean sprouts, chopped (optional) 1/2- cup cashews, chopped (optional) 1/2- onion, diced 1- tablespoon garlic,
December 18, 2017
This article was first published in the El Paso Inc. on December 18, 2017 This is the time of year we find ourselves wanting to show those around us how much we appreciate them, but are you stuck for ideas for those last few people on your holiday gift list? Is the pile of holiday
December 2, 2017
This article was first published in the El Paso Inc. on November 27, 2017 Are you wishing you could make it through this holiday season without ruining the progress you’ve made on your health? Or maybe you just don’t want to get deeper in the hole before you start your New Year’s resolutions. Without having
October 25, 2017
These Halloween games are perfect for kids' parties, indoors and out. They get kids moving—the better to burn off those candy-coated calories and high-fructose energy.
October 25, 2017
Raising awareness of food allergies through the addition of non-food trinkets and toys to your treats, making Halloween safer and more inclusive for all trick or treaters.