Three months ago when I went to the doctor to try and figure out what the heck was going on with my hormones, they offered me artificial ones. The same type of prescriptions I’d recently come off of in order to try and get my migraines under control. I felt lost and failed by modern … Read More.
In 2019, we almost lost our beloved Retail Operations Manager, Rob Walker, to a health issue. Rob made an amazing recovery, and we’re happy to say he’s back at the Co-op with his work family. The experience left him changed, though. Rob recently sat down with our Store Dietitian, Kathryn Dickens, to talk about his … Read More.
Whether you’re a resolution maker or not at the start of a new year, almost everyone hopes for good health and aims to take better care of themselves and their families in some way. I am all about setting easy and achievable goals for myself, ones that allow me to add something enjoyable to my … Read More.
The dawn of a new year seems like a time of hope for the future and excitement for the year to come. Whether in place of those or alongside them, up to a quarter of the population of the U.S. can have opposite feelings due to Seasonal Affective Disorder. Everyone’s experience with SAD is different … Read More.
This post was guest written by Tamari Turner of Near Things, a Lexington-based Kentucky culture and society website. The journalists who write for the site are also the volunteers who started the Beyond Book Fair & Drive to bring their love of literature to the next generation. You can donate your gently used children’s books … Read More.
By Megan Dorn for StrongerTogether.coop I’ve always loved pie, in particular my Aunt Susie’s apple pie. When I was a kid she would bake one, wrap it up and give it to me for my birthday. Did I sit around the dinner table and share the delicious pie with my family? Absolutely not. I would … Read More.
Cookies and candy are clearly scrumptious homemade edible gifts that can be incredibly fun to make and give around the holidays. But have you ever been SO BURNT OUT on sweets mid-December that you are just desperate for something different? If you are one of those folks who loves to give delicious homemade gifts, consider … Read More.
I love Christmas. I have a checklist of all the movies I need to watch every year. I start listening to Christmas music literally the second I wake up the day after Thanksgiving. My apartment looks like the aftermath of a visit by Buddy the Elf. One of my favorite things about Christmas is giving … Read More.
When you get a group together to eat these days, it seems you need three versions of every dish to satisfy everyone’s dietary needs. One of the fastest-growing diet trends is the plant-based movement, and after discovering a few solid meat-free holiday recipes for the various gatherings I’ve been to while a vegetarian (dishes that … Read More.
There is ample evidence to suggest that involving your kids in the kitchen when it comes to menu planning and food preparation leads to more eating competence and skills that will serve them throughout life. This can be done anytime of the year, but with the holidays approaching, what better time to get your children involved in … Read More.