Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip

Cranberry Spinach Salad 1 tablespoon butter 3/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered 1 pound spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces 1 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1/2 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons minced onion 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/2…

Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip

Consumer Reports (CR) recently released a new report on high arsenic levels found rice products such as organic rice baby cereals, rice breakfast cereals, brown rice, and white rice. Arsenic not only is a potent human carcinogen but also can set up children for other health problems later in life. In virtually every product CR…

Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip

Here are some refreshing smoothie recipes you can take advantage of this summer. Now that more fruits are in season, try making smoothies a few times a week for your fruit servings. These recipes are quick to make, and you can even use them to make popsicles – just pour into Dixie cups and freeze!…