University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Author Jessica Richards

Chocolate Performance Muffins

These muffins provide great pre or post work-out fuel. Sweet potatoes and banana deliver on carbs and potassium and the added beets provide extra nitrates which are linked to improved athletic performance. Serving Size: 1 Muffin | Yield: 9 Muffins… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Plant Based Eating

What exactly is sustainable eating? We hear about sustainable eating often, especially around April due to Earth day. Sustainable eating entails picking whole foods that are healthful to our bodies while also healthful for the environment. This way of eating… Continue Reading →

Vegetable Carrot Fried Rice with Garbanzo Beans Wellness Recipe

Fried rice turns 100% plant-based in this yummy blend of veggies, anti-inflammatory spices, and brown rice. Garbanzo beans add additional plant-protein to the mix. Top with toasted cashews as desired. Serving Size: 2 cups | Yield: 12 cups | Method:… Continue Reading →

Redefining Eating Healthy

The word “healthy” is a very ambiguous term and will be defined differently by anyone you talk to. Everyone has different bodies, tastes, backgrounds, and everyone’s “healthy” looks a little different too. Health is looked at as a holistic approach… Continue Reading →

Green Goddess Dressing

Try something new! Enjoy this easy-to-make homemade dressing filled with fresh herbs and spinach. This dressing provides nutritious healthy fats and can be enjoyed with various dishes. Perfect on top of a plate of mixed greens, used as a dip… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

Carrots and sweet potatoes may seem a bit boring but they have some amazing health benefits and are easy to incorporate into your day. Both of these beautiful vegetables contain beta carotene which is a red-orange pigment that gives sweet… Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato & Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

Oats are widely-known for their ability to reduce the risk of heart disease, thanks to soluble fiber. These on-the-go, crave-worthy oat cups combine the wonderful flavors of carrot cake without the mouthful of sugar. Adding sweet potatoes boosts nutrition and… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Welcome back, Warhawks! What a wonderful time to focus on our health during the times we have been living this last year. February is a month dedicated to heart health and a little bit of dark chocolate can help keep… Continue Reading →

Buffalo Hummus

Intuitive eating includes honoring your health by choosing foods that make you feel good but taste good too. While this version of a buffalo dip may be loaded with nutrition, it’s really all about flavor. Dip in your favorites such… Continue Reading →

New Year New You: Discover Intuitive Eating

Consider setting a New Year’s resolution to adapt intuitive eating into your life versus standard eating healthier, weight loss or exercise goals. Intuitive eating is an adaptive eating style, which has been scientifically shown to influence positive psychological and physical… Continue Reading →

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