Health Tips by Tasneem Legohn, RD

Smarter Coffee Beverage

Make these small changes to your coffee beverage to cut calories and limit added sugar: - Choose low fat milk or a milk alternative. - Skip the whipped cream and chocolate/caramel drizzle. - Choose a smaller size beverage (is a large really necessary?) - Buy specialty coffee beverages less often (and save money ). Eat Well, Live Well

Nutty Shakes

Blend your favorite nut of choice into your shake for extra plant based protein. I prefer cashew as it gives my shakes a creamy texture.

Make Your Own Lemonade

With 3 ingredients, freshly squeezed lemons, water, and sugar/sweetener of choice, you can create a refreshing summer beverage in which you know it's exact contents. Even add fresh mint for another refreshing element! Fresh Lemonade Recipe Ingredients: 1. 8 cups of water 2. 1 1/2 cups of fresh lemon juice (with pulp opt.) 3. 1 cup of sugar/sweetener of choice Optional: fresh mint or slice fruit (Add once lemonade is complete) Directions: 1. Combine 1 cup of water and sugar in a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and stir mixture until sugar dissolves and turns in a syrup. Remove from heat, cool, then let chill in refrigerator. 2. Squeeze lemons by hand or with a juicing machine. 3. A

Steam Your Veggies

Steam your veggies to use less oil/fat, then season with sea salt, lemon juice, or fresh garlic and herbs for flavor. Tasneem Legohn, RD

High Protein Quick Snack

Unsure what to have for snacking this week? Consider these high protein options: - Apples with almond/peanut butter - Yogurt with chia seeds or nuts - Boiled egg - Trail mix/ handful nuts or seeds - Tuna with whole grain crackers - Fruit and cheese - Hummus and veggies Eat Well, Live Well.

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