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Clean Eating 101: Starting, Maintaining, and Enjoying a Healthier Lifestyle

Posted on February 25th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Almost four years ago, I vowed to improve my lifestyle and begin a clean eating routine. I wanted to do more than just avoid meat as a vegetarian. Pesticides, preservatives, and processed foods joined the list of off-limits foods. The idea behind eating clean, all-natural foods is simple: Choose [...]

The Health Benefits of Chocolate

Posted on February 22nd, 2014

Posted by Ryan Dwyer, guest blogger Dating back to the days of the ancient Aztecs and Mayans, chocolate has been highly treasured. The Aztecs even required taxes and tributes be paid in cacao seeds, the raw base of chocolate. Today, chocolate plays an important role in various aspects of modern life, from emergency military food to [...]

Try Farm to Table Eating This Weekend

Posted on February 21st, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If your plans for the weekend include a romantic meal, make a reservation at a farm to table restaurant. This grassroots eating concept allows guests to try locally produced foods and indulge in seasonal specialties prepared by culinary artists. Where Does Food Come From? Whether you live in a [...]

Charitable Giving for Winter Needs: Nine Ways to Target Your Donations

Posted on February 21st, 2014

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger Your community’s needs vary with the seasons, and this winter has been particularly harsh for those living in poverty. Do you need ideas for winter charitable giving? Here are nine to get you started: 1. Get Crafty for Charity. Do you knit, crochet, or quilt? Put your talent to work [...]

Curried Carrot Soup

Posted on February 20th, 2014

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement Eating healthy can get a little more complicated when members of your family have very different tastes.  While my son has always been a very easy eater, my daughter has been a bigger challenge. I’ve heard that cooking with your kids is a way to encourage them [...]