nutrition

Yankton Working to Address Growing Food Insecurity

YANKTON, S.D. – A South Dakota collective is addressing food insecurity in a southeastern county by collecting kitchenware, food storage containers and other cooking supplies. The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports that the Yankton Hunger Collaborative launched the special collection drive this month to direct donations toward an often missed facet of food insecurity. The collective is comprised of…

Improving the Nutritional Quality of Food at Area Pantries

Feeding South Dakota is part of nationwide effort to bring more fresh fruits and vegetables to the table

Food that is inexpensive and easy is often the least healthy for us. But these are the foods that often line the shelves at food banks nationwide because they last the longest. Because of this, a movement has been growing among food banks, including those throughout the Sioux Empire, to bring more nutritious foods into the mix. How that is…

Most Powerful Foods to Pack for Lunch

Avoid that struggle to stay awake in the middle of the afternoon

You get plenty of sleep, you know that’s not the problem. So why do you keep dozing off at your desk in the middle of the afternoon? Try getting serious about what you’re having for lunch each day. A protein packed meal, or even just some smart snacks, can help keep you and your family stay focused and awake. Check…

Portion Clip Creator Featured on QVC

It’s a chip-clip-measuring-spoon hybrid that helps you stay on track and eat the right serving sizes. The portion clip, designed right here in South Dakota, was recently featured on QVC, and it just might be a good addition to your kitchen. The Portion Clip and Portion Paw for pets, created by Sioux Falls’ Aaron Maguire was a featured product on…

Sanford Health Offers “Food Is Good Medicine” Cooking Classes

Food is such a big part of our lives. It’s essential to eat healthy, balanced meals because it gives fuel to our bodies, but it’s not always easy to come up with those meal ideas and make sure you aren’t missing any key nutrients. Thankfully, Sanford Health is here to help with a few cooking classes! Executive Chef John Gilbertson…