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Go: Sweetwater Creek Hike

Up for a challenge? Sweetwater Creek State Park has a way for you to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather this weekend! Join the “Park Nights, City Lights” hike on Friday Night. The hike is described as a “strenuous 3 mile night hike”– but will be well worth it! Hikers will travel…
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Recipe: The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

The second best thing in the world is coming home to a house that smells of spices and warmth! The very best thing? Not having to cook dinner after a long day of work! This mostly passive recipe can be easily adapted to a crockpot and provides a great way to use…
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Exercise can take the edge off of holiday stress

For children, there’s hardly a downside to the holidays; toys, treats and time away from school are enough to bring on dreams of sugarplums. For adults, the holidays can conjure a string of mental to-do lists and tension that make those sugarplums feel more like a sugar crash. University of…
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Go: Holiday Elf Hike on 12-12!

Panola Mountain State Park is the beautiful area that surrounds a 100-acre granite mountain! This unique park is hosting a unique hiking experience this weekend: a holiday-themed “Elf Hike”! Take advantage of the beautiful weekend before the weather gets too cold (or before the elves must return to the North Pole). The…
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The Science Behind Motivation

By Supriya Venigalla, MD Daily life is built on motivation. You have the intention to wake up and brush your teeth, make a healthy breakfast, get dressed, and head to work. However, none of these can happen without action. Action and motivation are actually linked to each other by a…
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Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

We’d be remiss if we didn’t let you in on our favorite Thanksgiving dish! This version is our go-to because it is loaded with nutrients instead of marshmallows. And nutrient-rich carbohydrates, like sweet potatoes, are the perfect fuel for physical activity (flag football, anyone?). We hope you have a very…
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