Courier-Post: Camco library to take food literacy on the road

“Gingersnap cookies with flaxseed. Sweet potato pancakes. Creamy broccoli soup — without the cream. Asparagus guacamole. Black bean brownie  Those are some of the healthy recipes Stacey Antine, a registered dietitian and founder of Health Barn USA, likely will bring to South Jersey families as part of the Camden County Library System’s new mobile food literacy center, […]

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Hands-On Recipe: Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Basil Pesto

Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Basil Pesto Gnocchi (pronounced knee-oh-key) is a fun word to say but it’s even more fun to eat! We added sweet potatoes to this classic Italian pasta to give it a big boost of vitamins and minerals – including an amazing boost of vitamin A. The sweet taste of the gnocchi […]

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Be Smart When Dining Out

We love to eat out and we know that our families do, too! We really enjoy tasty food and like experiencing new places that inspire our creativity by offering different types of ethnic cuisines. It’s also a great time to relax with friends and family without worrying about cooking – what a treat! Dining out […]

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Hot Topic: Dinner at 4:00 pm?

Hot Trend:  Dinner at 4:00 pm?  Yes, if your kids are starving after-to-school, read more! It’s a new back-to-school season, so it’s a perfect time to create new habits to keep kids happy and healthy.  A trend that I’ve been tracking for some time are kids appetites after the school day is over.  Many parents […]

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HealthBarn USA Founder Stacey Antine is Today’s Honoree

“Stacey Antine is a registered dietitian who holds a Master’s of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University.  Alarmed by the long list of lifestyle diseases (obesity, heart disease, diabetes, etc.) faced by children today, she founded HealthBarn USA, Inc. to connect children to natural foods and where they come from,” Today’s […]

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Practice 7 Healthy Habits Everyday!

Welcome to the New Year!  It’s a great reminder for us to practice HealthBarn USA’s seven healthy habits.  Practicing these good habits everyday will help you and your family be happy, strong, and of course, healthy! Eat fruits and vegetables. They have a lot of color that comes from vitamins and minerals, so when eating […]

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Gifts Worth Giving This Holiday Season!

It’s The Giving Season! At HealthBarn USA we are all about giving the gift of learning about living a healthy lifestyle to children and families and we do this by providing a fun and entertaining experience.  As you get bombarded with emails about special offers on electronics, clothing and toys, please consider giving an experience!  We asked our HealthBarn […]

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Hands-On Recipe: Shabu-Shabu HealthBarn USA

Shabu shabu translates to “swish swish,” in Japanese, and that is what you do when cooking this dish.  You take these natural ingredients, “swish” them in the vegetable broth, and watch them cook right in front of your eyes!  This low-fat meal is high in vitamins A and C, is an excellent source of fiber […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: How About a Hot Dog?

It’s the summer season and my kids are all about hotdogs.  I’m buying turkey hotdogs–is that better? My answer goes back to natural vs. artificial foods, with hotdogs being a processed meat that’s very high in sodium.  Growing up I loved hotdogs on special occasions, and since summers are all about BBQs, hot dogs and […]

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Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Parsley

PARSLEY Parsley is often thought of as a garnish, and it does make food look pretty, but it’s so much more than that!  It adds flavor to all kinds of dishes, from veggie salads to herb dips to veggie broths.  And it’s nutritious to boot!  One half cup of raw parsley leaves is an excellent […]

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