Super Pins: Self-Care and Food

At the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST), we’ve sure enjoyed our superhero community on Pinterest.  We also think the information, resources, tips and strategies are just super.  Because so many of you have asked about tips for self-care and food health practices recently, here are a few “super” pins to whet your appetite with information. (more…)

BEST Exclusive: Quick Brain Boosting Meals by Dr. Jannine Krause

(Editor’s note: The Brain Energy Support Team is delighted and honored to share a blog exclusive article from our BEST friend, Dr. Jannine Krause! Dr. Krause shares her thoughts steps to healthy eating. Read on for some great tips and strategies to start in the new year. KT)  So you have a brain injury and (more…)

Food Tips with Robin

Healthy eating is important for everyone; however, for brain injury survivors, eating nutritious foods are a critical part of overall wellness. BEST Administrator, brain injury support group facilitator and coach, nutritional food consultant and brain injury survivor, Robin Spicuzza, knows this well: healthful eating has become a way of life and a passion for her, (more…)

Good Eats with Gloria: An Easy Fall Favorite

BEST Executive Director, Gloria Kraegel, loves the fall bounty from the garden. Here’s one of her favorite and fall go-to-recipe for family and friends. It’s a delicious recipe that just screams harvest bounty! Enjoy!   Ingredients 1 medium acorn squash dried cranberries chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon butter (room temperature) 1 teaspoon brown sugar or 2 (more…)

Smooth(ie) Operator: Make Your Own Smoothies

BEST Executive Director Gloria Kraegel is one smooth(ie) operator! Here are her go-to recipes for delicious and nutritious smoothies that are easy to make. Enjoy!      BEST loves sharing … Facebook0TwitterPinterest0tumblr0Linkedin0Reddit0Email0

Cost-Effective Super Foods (Under $1)

Super Foods for Under $1 Steer clear of the $20 per pound wild shrimp and the imported organic avocados that sell for $3 each. Instead, look to inexpensive, easy to find, delicious, and super healthy foods you’ll love. Here are some ideas for tasty foods that are available anywhere you shop: Lentils – Cost Per (more…)