Ask a Nutritionist: Kid-Friendly Summer Snacks and Meals

grape kabob

We are back with another post from our Ask a Nutritionist series featuring the Wel Nourished team! School’s out for the summer and many families are looking for healthy summer snacks the kids can enjoy at home and quick meals for busy parents. Look no further, the nutritionists at Wel have you covered! Alyssa Justice, […]

Cheers to Dad: Creative Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Fathers Day Beer Cocktail

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to honor and celebrate the incredible dads in our lives than with a delicious drink and heartfelt gestures? In this blog post, we’ll share two fantastic recipes that Dad is sure to love: the Peach Lime Beergarita and the Boozy Peach Arnold Palmer. These […]

Five Ways to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day

berries and cream french toast bake

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to show the moms in our lives just how much we appreciate them. One way to do this is by making a homemade breakfast that is sure to impress. Dads and kids, this one’s for you! Five Ways to Celebrate Mom First, let’s talk about […]

How to Make a Homemade Fruit Wash

Why Wash Organic Fruits? While organic farming practices do not use synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, organic fruits can still be exposed to environmental contaminants. Organic fruits can also be contaminated with natural substances like mold or bacteria, which can be harmful if ingested. Washing fruits can help remove dirt, debris, and other environmental contaminants that […]

Farmworker Awareness Week 2023

National Farmworker Awareness Week 2023 Today we kick off the 24th annual National Farmworker Awareness Week (March 25-31) by recognizing and giving thanks to our farmworkers who are always essential. Historically, this week is celebrated alongside Cesar Chavez Day (March 31st), which recognizes his efforts and advocacy for farmworker social justice. During National Farmworker Awareness […]

National Nutrition Month: Five Weeks to Better Health

National Nutrition Month The National Nutrition Month® annual campaign was created 50 years ago by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is encouraged to learn about making better food choices and developing healthy eating and movement habits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics introduced “Fuel for the Future” as this year’s […]

Ask a Nutritionist: American Heart Month

It’s the new year, and we are happy to announce we are continuing our Ask a Nutritionist series featuring the Wel Nourished team! This year we will work through another four-part wellness series, answering all your burning health questions, debunking food myths, and sharing resources to help you discover a happier health journey! In part […]

How to Create the Perfect Autumnal Cheeseboard

pumpkin baked brie

Autumnal Cheeseboard The first step to a great cheeseboard is to pick a board. Once you’ve selected your favorite wood platter, tray, or cutting board place a layer of parchment paper or plastic wrap along the bottom. This will protect your beautiful serving vessel and make for an easy cleanup Now that you’re prepped, here’s […]

4 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Grapefruit Jellies

I think we can all agree that the words “snack time” are a favorite phrase in most kids’ vocabularies. And while there are plenty of easy, pre-packaged snacks to grab for your kids at the grocery store, they are often not a nutritious option. Below, you will find four healthy snack options that you can […]

A Practical Guide for Storing Produce

asian pear bowl

Store Smart: A Practical Guide for Storing Fruits & Veggies For many families, it’s important to keep a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables around the house for snacks, meal planning, and eventually spending time together gathered around the dining room table, enjoying a home-cooked meal. Now that you know how to pick produce like […]