Incorporate whole grains into your holiday baking

Incorporating whole grains into your diet is a step in the right direction for improving your heart health and increasing your daily fiber intake. Whole grains are a good source of dietary fiber, which, combined with other healthy diet choices, can help reduce cholesterol levels. It may also lower your risk of heart disease. Continue reading “Incorporate whole grains into your holiday baking”

BCBSKS employees try a healthier sugar cookie

{Video} We tried healthier sugar cookies

With the holiday season in full swing, we know it’s almost impossible to avoid cookies, cakes and other baked goods. While you should enjoy those in moderation, there are other ways to enjoy a sweet treat without feeling like you’ve been tackled by the sugar plum fairy. Consider swapping out some ingredients in your favorite recipe for healthier ones. Continue reading “{Video} We tried healthier sugar cookies”