Health Dunn Right Schedule

With summer approaching, we thought it would be a good idea to catch everyone up on the Action Team monthly schedules! That way you can begin participating this summer! Housing Action Team (HAT): Meets every month on the first Thursday of every other month falling on the even months (February, April, June) from 11:30 toContinue reading “Health Dunn Right Schedule”

Marinating Foods

Marinating adds flavor and moisture to food and is an easy technique to incorporate into your cooking skill set. It is the process of soaking meats or vegetables in a seasoned liquid before cooking. Marinades often use an acid (like vinegar or citrus) to enhance flavors. You can buy store-bought marinades, but making your ownContinue reading “Marinating Foods”

Reducing Food Waste

At one point or another, we have all debated eating or throwing away a food product after the date on its label passed. But do we need to throw away food as soon as the date on the label arrives? Oftentimes you will see the phrases “Best if used by,” “Sell by” and “Use by,”Continue reading “Reducing Food Waste”

Basic Knife Skills

The chef’s knife is the workhorse of your kitchen. Knowing how to properly use a chef’s knife will make your experience in the kitchen easier, faster, and dare we say, enjoyable.Watch How to Cut With a Chef’s Knife to learn the proper grip forms for your knife hand and the hand you’ll use to hold the food. ThenContinue reading “Basic Knife Skills”

Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in the United States. This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States. One key featureContinue reading “Diabetes Prevention Program”

Virtual Burn Out

Since March of 2020 pretty much everything has gone virtual; our classrooms, our workout classes, how we interact with loved ones, and so much more. Unfortunately, this form of communication can create a type of fatigue that we’re not used too! To help avoid this burn out: Avoid multitasking: If you were at an inContinue reading “Virtual Burn Out”