4 Healthy Quinoa Bowls For A Balanced Breakfast

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 27, 2015

Quinoa probably isn't an ingredient that you think to include in your breakfast, but there's a case to be made for eating this grain in the morning. When you eat quinoa during your first meal of the day, you're loading up on important vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fiber that will keep you full until lunch. If you want to include this grain in your morning meal, try one of these four delicious and healthy breakfast bowls.

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All About Avocados: 4 Facts And 3 Recipes

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 21, 2015

If you're looking for a nutrient-dense food to add to your diet, look no farther than the produce section of your grocery store. Here, you'll likely find avocados, which are an amazing ingredient for seniors who want to increase their vitamin and mineral intake to boost their health. Read on for some fast facts about these green, buttery fruits and three recipes that you're sure to love.

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Trying A Mediterranean Diet? Use These 3 Recipes

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 19, 2015

There are a number of documented benefits of following a Mediterranean diet. Research has shown that people who eat this type of regional cuisine tend to have longer life expectancies, lower rates of heart disease and reduced risk of other chronic diseases. If you're interested in trying a Mediterranean diet, here are three recipes to get you started.

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Strawberries Decrease Cholesterol, Heart Risk And Blood Pressure

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 18, 2015

Fruits and vegetables are two of the most important food groups for improving overall health, especially for adults over the age of 65. Strawberries offer a unique set of benefits for people, as they are perfect ingredients for a range of smoothies and desserts, but they can also be savored on their own.

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3 Recipes For A Flawless Memorial Day Cookout

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 7, 2015

If you're looking to take your Memorial Day gathering to the next level, the key is unique, mouthwatering food. Sure, hamburgers and fries are classic, but you can really impress your guests by putting delicious twists on these classics. Here are three Memorial Day recipes that are as easy as they are delectable.

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How To Preserve Seasonal Produce

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 4, 2015

Farmers markets often carry amazing fresh produce during the spring and summer, often for low prices. These ingredients are a perfect addition to your senior nutrition plan, but wouldn't it be great if you could enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables all year? Here are a few ways that you can preserve the produce that you grow or buy during the peak months without going through the lengthy process of canning.

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3 Recipes For Homemade Salsa

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 27, 2015

If you're looking for a low-calorie snack to munch on this summer, homemade salsa is a great option. When made with fresh ingredients, this condiment provides lots of vitamins and minerals while keeping unwanted fats and salts to a minimum. You can easily whip up one of these three healthy salsa recipes for a gathering with friends or for a mid-afternoon snack.

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Spruce Up Your Gathering With Authentic-Tasting Mocktails

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 24, 2015

That's not a typo! You can bring an added level of fun to your next party at the retirement community by whipping up a batch of non-alcoholic cocktails, also referred to as mocktails. These libations have all the flavor of your favorite drinks without any of the empty calories that alcohol adds. It's an especially great option for when you're getting together with friends who don't drink, so try this new twist on your favorite traditional cocktail today.

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