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Pitching in to Tackle Food Waste

Our sustainability expert offers 9 ways to minimize food waste at home.

Good Health from the Inside Out

Good nutrition starts inside your body! Our dietitian talks about ways to improve digestive health.

Power Your Meals with Pulses

Is your pulse racing thinking about these tasty nutrition powerhouses? A dietitian explains the power of eating more dried beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas and other members of the legume family.

Got Goals? Tips for Staying Motivated.

Making goals can be easy; sticking to them, not so much. We offer 7 ways to stay motivated and on-track.

The Power of Practicing Gratitude

Experts help us learn about the health benefits of gratitude and how to practice it daily.

A Chef’s Guide to Healthy Holiday Cooking

Our chef offers surefire ways to pull off a holiday menu that’s both delicious and better for you.

5 Ways to Boost Brain Power

We asked a neurology expert with the American Heart Association for his tips.

9 Expert Tips to Get You Through Stressful Times

Stress. It’s inevitable. But we asked two experts how to watch for warning signs and better handle stress.

Take Your Comfort Foods Plant-Forward

We tapped a trio of experts from Aramark and partner Nestlé to help take our favorite dishes plant-forward.

Ways to Enjoy Greek Yogurt Beyond Breakfast

A chef from partner Chobani teaches us the finer points of using Greek yogurt.

With Whole Grains, Nutrition Is Baked Right In

Baked goods are “bad,” right? Not so fast! We talk with our partner Rich’s for this post about better baked goods.

Cooking with Oil: The Golden Secrets

We talked with experts at our partner Cargill for their advice on what kind of oil to use and when.

3 Ways to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen

Is your cook space feeling a little cramped? Get organization tips from a chef and dietitian.

3 Reasons to Love Chicken

A chef from partner Tyson offers great recipes and a crash course in Chicken 101.

Breakfast, Your Best Fuel for School

How important is breakfast to student achievement? We talked with an expert from the School Nutrition Association.

9 Foods for Better Heart Health

Our nutrition experts list their favorite foods (and recipes!) to support healthier hearts.

7 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families

That old question, “What’s for dinner?” gets answered! Get tips and recipe ideas from our school chef.

Stirring Up the Facts on Tea

We talk with experts from partner Unilever that provides Lipton, TAZO, Pure Leaf and other tea brands.

Our Chefs Dish on 2020 Food Trends

Our culinary experts predict the 4 healthy food trends consumers should expect in the new year.

Diabetes 101: Ask the Expert

Our registered dietitian nutritionist provides information about diabetes and ways to prevent or manage it.

Chef-Inspired Recipe Swaps

We asked an Aramark chef for her favorite healthy cooking substitutions.

School Germs, Meet Your Match

Our school dietitian offers tricks and tips to help kids guard against the inevitable coughs and colds that may come from the classroom.

Warm Up and Fuel Up: Cooking with Whole Grains

We tapped a research chef from Quaker for whole grain inspiration, cooking techniques and recipes.

Plant-Forward Game-Changers for Athletes

How vegetarians, vegans and others on plant-based diets can best fuel their workout potential.

Success Starts with Breakfast

Make the most out of mornings with a healthy breakfast. Our dietitian offers tips and a five-day breakfast menu perfect for kids.

4 Foods for School Fuel

What kids eat has a big impact on how well they do in the classroom and beyond. Get tips and recipes from our dietitian to feed your student’s potential.

Hold the Salt, Keep the Flavor

Our chef-nutritionist offers tips and tricks to get max flavor without all the sodium.

7 Tips to Make This Their Best School Year Yet

Our school food and nutrition expert offers ways to fuel students’ potential.

9 Healthy Hacks for Dining Out

Our dietitian nutritionist offers practical advice for eating away from home.

Your Guidebook to Healthy Travel

Get ready to get your show on the road! Healthy travel tips from our dietitian.

Flex Your Protein Know-How

Protein is an important macronutrient, but should you go all-in on protein? Get tips from our dietitian.

6 Fruit-Vegetable-Spice Pairings for the Grill (Yes, Grill!)

Make summer sizzle with chef-tested tips and spice-forward recipes featuring fruits and vegetables.

5 Steps to Build a Better Salad

Make your salads sing with these tips from our chef and dietitian.

Eat Local, Eat Well. Our Chefs Show You How.

Eating local can support your area economy, help the environment and spark culinary creativity. Just ask our chefs!

Take a Step (Plant) Forward

You probably know what it means to be vegetarian or vegan, but are you familiar with plant-forward? Our chef offers simple strategies, ideas and recipes.

Plant-Forward Cooking that Can’t Be ‘Beet’

Get inspired to move plant-forward! Two chefs give tips and recipes from Aramark’s restaurant concept, The Twisted Beet.

A Dietitian’s Guide to Fad-Free Nutrition

Say “no” to fad diets and “yes” to a truly healthy lifestyle with our dietitian’s nutrition tips.

Chef Cat Cora’s Healthy Hacks for Fellow Busy Moms

Iron Chef Cat Cora sits down for a Q&A on how she makes food fun and healthy for her family.

Coffee and Caffeine: Tips to Sip By

Is coffee a friend or foe? How much is too much? Are all coffee drinks created equal? Our dietitian breaks it down.

Heart to Heart with Chef Cat Cora and Family

Celebrity chef and Aramark partner Cat Cora offers tips from her own family life for maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Workout-Worthy Eats to Fuel Your Potential

Getting the most from your workout starts with the right fuel—and a few tips from our sports nutrition expert!

Calories and Weight Loss 101

Our RD gets back to calorie basics, sorts through common myths, offers tips for weight loss and management, and even explains “volumetrics.”

Make the Food-Mood Connection

Sometimes we’re so hungry that we become irritable and “hangry!” Get tips to bridge the food-mood connection.

A Dietitian’s Guide to Portions and Serving Sizes

What’s a portion? What’s a serving? Our RD dishes the facts about portions, nutrition labels, and her favorite hacks for measuring servings.

One Chef’s Advice on Cooking for a Crowd

While it’s one thing to cook for yourself, it’s quite another to keep it healthy for a large group. That’s where our chefs come in!

The Whole Story on Whole Grains

People talk about ditching carbs to shed pounds. But if you’re treating all carbs as equal, you’re not getting the whole story—the whole grain story, that is.

Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age

When should you start thinking about heart health? It turns out this is something of a trick question.

Knife Skills 101: Tips from Our Chef

Knowing how to cut fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs, and more will make it easier to prepare healthy meals in your own kitchen.

Facts on Fats

Our experts are here to break down the different types of fat and give us tips for including more of the good stuff into our meals.

A-Game On! How to Fuel Up for Energy and Focus

If you’re searching for inspiration, take a look at how our chefs, dietitians and employees are fueling their own A-Games.

Power Up to Live Your Best College Life

These campus practices will serve you well for a lifetime—just like a good education.

3 Steps to Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen

If you have kids around, consider turning those little fingers into helping hands.

Bringing the Mediterranean Straight to Your Plate

While some people view the Mediterranean diet as just that—a diet—it’s actually more a melting pot of the eating patterns and coastal cuisines.

4 Smoothie Recipes to Bust Out of Blender Boredom

We’re here to help bust you of out blender boredom with unexpected ingredients like mint, ginger, cinnamon and more.

Juicy Fruits: Why We’re Eating Orange This Summer

Plenty of orange foods are ripe for the picking (or just as delicious!) in July and August.

Things to Know About H2O

Dehydration may seem harmless, but can quickly cause decreases in both physical and mental performance.

It’s Slaw Good: 3 Must-Make Recipes

Here are three Aramark chef recipes that fit the bill, making good use of classic cabbage, its veggie cousins, and other unexpected additions.

Get Hooked on Seafood

Fish and other seafood are among the healthiest foods on the planet, in part because they’re a rich source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

Make the Flip! Plant Forward Burgers to Try Today

Exciting recipes for protein-packed veggie burgers to lighten up your summer grilling.

Get Inspired: Healthy Eating Runs in the Family

We asked Aramark employees to share how their parents impacted their healthy habits

6 Tips to Get You Through Finals

Maintain a healthy lifestyle to minimize stress and achieve your best results when you’re cramming for a big exam.

Ask Our Dietitian: Top 10 Performance Tips

You need a balanced diet with the right blend of carb, protein, and fat – all key to maximizing your performance.

7 Reasons to Eat More Mindfully

Mindful eating means listening to your body for direction on what to eat.

4 Salad Recipes That Are Anything But Boring (Seriously)

With the right ingredients, healthy salads can be colorful, creative, delicious, and packed with nutrients.

Healthy People, Healthy Planet—Going Plant Forward

Eating plant forward has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers.

Walk This Way (with the AHA)

Put your best foot forward with one of the easiest and most tried-and-true forms of exercise: walking!

Smart Snacking 101

With a bit of planning and attention to some basic knowledge, you can be a smarter snacker.

7 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen (and Diet!) This Spring

Taking time to stock your kitchen full of nutritious foods—and to organize cabinets and drawers full of all the right tools—makes it easier to feed your potential and lay the foundation for optimal health.

Q+A with the AHA: Sodium and Your Health

Almost everyone can benefit from cutting back on salt. Learn more about where we can find sodium in our diet and the impact it has on our health.

3 Ways to Love Your Ugly Food this National Nutrition Month

In the U.S. each year, an estimated 63 million tons of food is wasted and never eaten. Wasted food squanders the resources that it took to grow, harvest, and transport the food in the first place.

Why We’re Rooting for Winter Veggies

Roots are some of the most nutrient-dense vegetables around. While each has its own characteristics, they are almost universally a good source of several vitamins, iron, and fiber.

Get to the ♥ of Health with Life’s Simple 7

Whether you need to eat better, exercise more, or improve your blood pressure, our friends at the American Heart Association offer practical ideas for your next move.

Discover the Lighter Side of Comfort Food

You don’t have to abandon your quest for wholesome food the next time you want to warm up with something hot, hearty and delicious.

How We’re Helping Children & Families Be Healthy For Life

Aramark is donating $1 to local community centers for each of the first 100,000 people who join Feed Your Potential 365 online or on Instagram.

A Big Game Menu Without the Big Calories

Check out these lighter game day snack ideas that will keep both fans and foodies happy.

6 Ways to Make Healthy Food Fun for the Kids

Our nutrition experts share tricks to inspire your budding chefs and tap into children’s natural creativity and craving for fun.

6 Ways to Winterize Your Health

Our dietitians share simple ideas to keep you on the path to winter wellness.

Go Oats! A New Look for Your Morning MVP

If you think oats are bland, we have some ideas for you to bring an end to your oatmeal monotony.

5 Ideas for Setting—and Sticking to—Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Our dietitians share tips to help you think about your resolutions in a whole new way.

Healthy Baking Swaps to Sweeten Your Holidays

With smart ingredient swaps, it’s possible to slash saturated fat, sugar, and calories in many baked goods without sacrificing flavor or texture.

Ask the Experts: Cold Weather Cooking 101

Our chefs share winter-friendly cooking techniques that let you pile on flavor without piling on unnecessary calories.

10 Stay-Healthy Holiday Tips: Our Dietitians Weigh In

Tried-and-true tips to get you through the holidays as healthy as you started them.

10 Tips for a Safe & Delicious Holiday

Simple food safety and storage strategies that can help you prepare a safe and delicious holiday meal.

A Turkey Day Menu That Won’t Weigh You Down

Our dietitians share ideas to make your home healthier for the holidays.

The Spirit of ThanksGIVING Starts with Giving Back

With the holidays comes the chance to reflect on what we’re thankful for, and to give back to those in need.

The Benefits of Eating Orange

Orange seasonal vegetables like sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and pumpkin offer a unique set of nutrients.

4 Healthier Ways to Satisfy Food Cravings

With a little creativity in the kitchen, foods like French fries, ice cream and chicken wings can become less “indulgent” and actually offer some nutritious benefits.

4 Dessert Inspired Breakfast Smoothies to Start Your Day Off Right

They’re delicious and easy to make and most importantly, you won’t have to save room for dessert.

Eat More Plant-Forward with Plant Proteins

Read on to kick start your plant forward recipe planning with tips from Aramark chef George Drakulich.

Surprising Ways to Get in An Apple-A-Day

From appetizers to entrees, apples can fit into any meal. Choose from many varieties including Honeycrisp, Braeburn, Red Delicious and more.

Seasonal Produce to Fall For this Autumn

Aramark chefs share their favorite ways to prepare this autumn’s harvest including pears, figs, Brussels sprouts, pomegranates, and parsnips.

How to Eat Well on Your Meal Plan

Top healthy eating tips from our dietitians in higher education so that you can eat well on your meal plan.

Snacks are Back: Ideas for Your Back-to-School Needs

Dietitian Deirdre McManus shares her favorite ideas for healthy and easy after-school snacks.

Employees Share Their “Feed Your Potential” Stories

The success stories of two of our employees who are living their best life through eating well and exercise.

Enroll Your Family in Healthy Habits with the AHA

6 simple strategies to help your child build habits that will help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Cat Cora on Eating and Teaching Healthy for Life

Iron Chef Cat Cora has helped her kids discover the joys of healthy eating and she has some tips to share.

Feed Your Potential 365 Clubs Help Make Positive Changes in Our Communities

Our first two stories are from the Feed Your Potential 365 club at Pathways, a local community center in Philadelphia.

Make the Most of Summer’s Finest Fruits and Vegetables

The abundance of fresh produce this summer makes it easy to eat your way to better health.

Q+A with the AHA: Tips for Swapping Out Added Sugars in Our Diets

Rachel K. Johnson, PhD, RD with the American Heart Association helps us find healthy ways to cut out added sugars.

Discover Your Own Cooking Style with Mediterranean Inspiration from Iron Chef Cat Cora

Get Cat Cora’s guidance on developing your own cooking style.

Burgers’ Best Friend: Side Dishes for Your Backyard BBQ

Try something new with these easy-to-make, colorful sides that are delicious and nutritious.

4 Easy Ways to Save Your Summer Produce Without Canning

It’s easy to preserve the summer bounty and its many nutrients, which our bodies need to fuel our busy days.

Healthy Hacks While Dining Out

Aramark RD Danielle Gehrke-Spering shares her eat well tips to help you navigate through popular dining out choices.

Q+A with Chef George Drakulich

We interviewed Chef George to learn about his Feed Your Potential discovery experience.

7 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating

If you often find yourself distracted during a meal, you might want to try mindful eating.

3 Chefs Take Everyday Grilling Above and Beyond

We asked three of our chefs to have some fun with ideas you can use to #GrillBetter with flair.

10 Chef-Approved #GrillBetter Flavor Secrets

Chef-approved methods that you can use before, during, and after putting your main course on the grill.

10 #GrillBetter Foods for the Summer

#GrillBetter foods that go beyond your basic hot dogs and hamburgers.

Love Your National Parks This June

June is Great Outdoors Month, a terrific time to get out and get active.

How to Build the Perfect Salad Every Time

Try these 6 simple steps to create a delicious and satisfying salad.

Q+A with the AHA: How Not to Stress About Stress

Too much stress can overwhelm our health and well-being or clear thinking.

Make Healthy Hydration a Habit

Being hydrated has real advantages for your overall well-being.

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Enjoy summer’s produce all season long with our quick tips and easy recipes.

Road Trip Tips for Your Summer Travel

Healthy, travel-friendly snacks and ideas from Aramark K-12 dietitian Lauren Hickman.

School’s (Almost) Out: Time to Enroll Kids Into Healthy Habits

Don’t let your kids take a vacation from healthy habits this summer.

How to Build a Better Burger

Aramark registered dietitians give top tips to build a healthier burger.

Q+A With the American Heart Association: Move More

The AHA helps us understand why getting regular exercise is so important.

Building Strong Bones for a Lifetime

Important tips about bone health so that you and your family can build strong bones.

Sweet Reasons to Enjoy Strawberries This Season

There’s no denying that these naturally-sweet, good-for-you berries make everything taste better.

You (Don’t) Snooze, You Lose

We might not always get enough sleep but here are tips to improve our snooze quality.

The Mighty Mushroom

Mushrooms are low in calories, fat and sodium, yet bursting with a deep, rich, savory flavor.

Growing Healthy Food and Healthy Kids

Growing food helps kids and parents connect to the earth.

Fresh, Garden-Grown Gazpacho

Enjoy this chilled, veggie- and fiber-filled soup — perfect for warmer weather.

Discover All of the Ways to Use Spring Greens with Aramark Chef Andrew Bergholtz

Spring is one of the best times of year for fresh and healthy greens.

A Kitchen Where Every Day is Earth Day

Tips for minimizing the food we waste at home and maximizing our nutrient intake and grocery dollars:

Q&A With the AHA: Adding Color to Our Diet

We asked the American Heart Association to help us understand why colorful fruits and vegetables are so healthy.

When It Comes To Healthy Food, Color Can Be Powerful

Colorful foods like fruit and vegetables are a win because they’re packed with nutrients

Prepping for Healthy, Affordable Meals on a Budget

Tried and true tricks to make your next grocery shopping trip a success.

Lunch Goals: Grain Bowls

Looking for a delicious lunch option that’s more exciting and functional? Grain bowls are the answer!

Power Up with Greens

Leafy greens and green veggies are filled with nutrients and power our health.

5 Study Snacks to Help Feed Your Brain

The right snack may give your brain the boost it needs to help you focus and prepare to ace your finals.

5 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

With so much news about foods to avoid if you’re trying to eat healthy, here’s some great news about foods that you can happily include on your good list.

2 Super Easy, Overnight Breakfast Ideas

Prep these super easy breakfast ideas the night before—just grab and go in the morning.

7 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Spring

Spring is almost here. As we gear up in preparation for spring cleaning, our closets are usually the first order of business.

Make Vegetables a Healthy Habit in Your Home

We know incorporating vegetables into our diets can be challenging.

Q&A with Tim Zintz

Pro chef shares healthy shopping techniques and recipe ideas that will please you and the whole family.

A strong breakfast gives you fuel to burn

Breakfast is your chance to set your day on the right path before it even begins.

Easy, Jazzy Jambalaya

Jumpstart your week with this super simple jambalaya recipe, packed with vitamins, minerals and flavor.

Q&A with Ila Fennie

Ila Fennie, a dietitian at Aramark, shares her expert tips to feeding your potential through healthier options.

Easy Breakfast Bran Muffins

Foods that are a good source of fiber also help you feel satisfied for longer, keeping you powering through your day with a focused mind.

Cinnamon is a versatile spice

Watch this short video to see how cinnamon can spice up your routine.

Get Your Day Going Greek Omelet

This Mediterranean-inspired omelet recipe uses fat-free egg whites but doesn’t skimp on flavor.

Snacking smart can keep you hydrated

Staying hydrated is vital to feeling energized and staying focused throughout your day.

Zesty Garlic Crunch Snack Mix

Enjoy this healthy snack recipe to help stave off afternoon cravings.

Not Your Typical Tropical Chicken with Citrus Sauce

This chicken breast recipe has a splash of citrus to give it a burst of flavor and is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C.

Breezy Banana Strawberry Smoothie

This easy banana strawberry smoothie is a great way to enjoy fresh fruit with a dose of vitamin C and potassium.

Perfect Lunch Tuna Wrap

This tuna wrap recipe is a slight twist on an old classic that’s light enough to not weigh you down but filling enough to keep you satisfied.

Stir-fry for a quick, simple meal

Watch this short video to see how you can get dinner on the table in no time.

Light and Zesty Spinach Pasta Toss

This quick and easy Italian-inspired recipe will fuel your family any time of year.

A lean lunch can energize your day

When you’re planning a light-but-filling lunch, salads are the popular option.

Staying on track with spices

Add cloves to everyday foods for added flavor, aroma and antioxidants without added fats or salt.

Harissa Yogurt Chicken

Enjoy this yogurt-based marinade that’ll keep your meat juice and tender when cooking.

Healthy Vegetarian Pizza

A crispy crust topped with mushrooms, peppers and melted cheese that kids will love.

Spice Blend (No Added Salt)

A versatile spice blend that is perfect for grilling.

Spring Slaw with Brussels Sprouts & Apricots

Try this delicious, fast and easy coleslaw for a unique and healthy spring side dish.

Quick Egg & Avocado Salad

Try this twist on a classic egg salad for a delicious and quick way to use hardboiled eggs and avocado.

Roasted Pepper & Mozzarella Ciabatta

A healthy and delicious twist on an Italian ciabatta sandwich.

Chicken, Avocado Salad Wrap

Delicious and healthy chicken and avocado salad made into a wrap.

The Benefits of Breakfast

For peak performance, start every day right with a healthy breakfast — an important part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Fresh Berry Salad

Strawberries, blueberries, feta, kale, onion, tossed in tangy lemon dressing

Blueberry Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Note: Since everyone’s health history and nutritional needs are so different, please make sure that you talk with your doctor and a registered dietitian to get advice about the diet and exercise plan that‘s right for you.

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