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Video: Meatless Monday

COVID-19 is still affecting our grocery store landscapes with many stores still having some sort of meat limitation. So, we’re starting a new Meatless Monday series to help you navigate these times. These recipes will be packed with protein and full of flavor. We hope you enjoy! ...

VIDEO: Finding Your Own Mindfulness & Meditation

What’s the goal of mindfulness or meditation? Should my head be “clear” of all thoughts? Should I feel calm and stress-free after? How do I know if it’s working? The goal of mindfulness and meditation is to get you out of your own head! We spend so much time lost in our thoughts and disconnected from our body and sensations. It’s not that we want to get rid of all thoughts and feelings- that’s impossible. Instead, we want to learn to acknowledge them in...

VIDEO: Manage Stress Eating

Sure, eating healthy is important. Nutritious foods are necessary to keep our body supported at the cellular level and boost our immune system. But for some, the pursuit of healthy eating in the midst of a pandemic can lead to overwhelm. Unfortunately, the benefits of eating healthy may be cancelled out if a large amount of stress went into finding, choosing, and cooking those foods. These are abnormal times so it’s okay if you’re eating patterns are also abnormal. Bottom...

VIDEO: Managing Stress Well During COVID 19

If the current situation has you feeling overwhelmed and stress, you’re not alone. It takes time to adjust to change (good or bad!) and many of us have experienced a lot of change recently. High stress levels can weaken the immune system and leave you more prone to infection. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to help relieve your angst. The trick is to make stress management a priority! Consider making a small “mental health” checklist to...

Chana Masala Recipe

There are plenty of ways to eat healthy, but the primary goal is to eat more whole or minimally processed foods and less junk food. This recipe features lots of nutritious whole foods that pack a ton of flavor too. Turmeric, ginger, and cilantro are some of the nutritious heavy hitters in this dish. These foods have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help boost your immune system. The chickpeas and tomato provide lots of fiber, which feeds healthy gut...

“Super Food” Slaw Recipe

In honor of National Cancer Prevention Month, Grey whipped up a cancer-fighting “Super Food” Slaw full of vitamins, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. You can head over to our YouTube Channel to watch her walk through each of the ingredients. Enjoy! Ingredients ½ head red cabbage, shredded ½ bunch collard or mustard greens, cut into ribbons 2 carrots, shredded 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and diced 1 bunch radishes, julienne ½ cup mayo* 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon sesame...

2020 Doughnut Dash Registration is open!

Registration is open for the 2020 Doughnut Dash! Register today for the 5th Annual Doughnut Dash 5K The 5th Annual Doughnut Dash 5K will benefit the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy once again! 5th Annual Doughnut Dash Saturday, March 21st Red River Brewing Co. 8AM-12PM Early Bird Registration Fee: $25 There will be free Southern Maid doughnuts at the start line and a free craft beer at the finish line for those 21 and older. Red River Brewing is family-friend, so bring the kids! You guys helped Riverbend Rotary...

What if 2 minutes is all it takes to start 2020 strong!

It’s not only a new year, but a new decade. There’s something special about the start of a new decade. It’s true a lot can change in a year, but so much changes over the span of 10 years. Think about it. How different were you January 1, 2020 than you were January 1, 2019? How much more different were you January 1, 2020 compared to January 1, 2010? As we step into 2020, let’s not only think about who we want...