As many of you are aware, St. Louis County has issued new guidelines that will go into effect Tuesday, November 17. I want to reassure you that your PALM team has carefully reviewed and considered these changes.
For a hearty, satisfying meal that keeps you feeling full for longer, dietitian Victoria Nieveen recommends butternut squash stuffed with turkey and quinoa, perfect for a chilly autumn day.
For a healthy fall snack, satisfy your sweet tooth with crispy spiced apple chips. This simple recipe provides a nutritious alternative to processed, sugary treats while satisfying your craving for the classic autumn flavors of nutmeg and cinnamon.
It's the last official day of summer! In celebration and farewell, Dr. Varsha Rathod gives us a simple recipe for a summer salad highlighting the color red.
What more can you do to stay healthy during COVID-19? Dr. Sita Kedia and Dr. Lauren Dal Farra recommend these seven tips to support your immune system: eat well, hydrate, sleep, reduce stress, engage in wellness therapies, take supplements, and protect your mental health.
Spice up your oatmeal with this healthy fall recipe from dietitian Victoria Nieveen. The complex carbs in sweet potatoes and oatmeal break down slowly to give you sustained energy throughout the day — a better alternative to simple carbs, which give you a quick burst of energy but can leave you feeling hungry later. Not to mention, it's also t-oat-ally delicious!
The health and happiness of our PALM community continues to be at the forefront of my mind each day. With the pandemic enduring at a greater intensity than hoped, we are all coping with chaos and new daily challenges. It’s clear that COVID-19 has impacted us all, but to varying degrees: some among us have lost loved ones; others have been sick; some have suffered from isolation; others have lost jobs; and everyone has had to modify plans and social interactions.
They may be small, but they're mighty! Chia seeds are a nutrient powerhouse packed with dietary fiber, protein, and healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Just a one-ounce serving of this superfood comes chock full of minerals such as calcium, iron, and magnesium. Dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo shares her personal Chia Seed Pudding recipe to prepare as a healthy breakfast or snack.
Skip the bread! Put sliced sweet potatoes in your toaster instead in this recipe from dietitian Victoria Nieveen. Sweet potato toast is a great way to get healthy complex carbs in your diet, which help you feel full for longer and give you energy that lasts throughout the day.
As we move into the middle of summer, we are all witnessing COVID-19 continue to spread throughout the country. I am sure this has raised concerns and questions for you and your loved ones, as it has for so many in our community. I’d like to take this moment to address some frequently asked questions, and hopefully provide you with knowledge that can help you feel informed and empowered.