Jena Pape, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Jena Pape

Rotisserie chicken: Family mealtime mostly homemade

Can you commit to making one more meal at home per week? Research from the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) shows that Americans want to share ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, September 6, 2015 7:01 am


Families who eat together stay healthy together

September is National Family Meals Month and your Hy-Vee dietitians are encouraging you to eat one more meal a week at home together as a ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, August 30, 2015 7:01 am


Getting kids ready with back-to-school breakfasts

There are several health benefits to eating breakfast as part of a regular routine. Eating breakfast may assist with weight loss or maintenance, increase overall ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, August 23, 2015 7:01 am


Finding healthy drinks for kids

Looking for healthy drinks for your kids? Look no further than milk and water. Both are full of nutrients and are the best thirst quenchers. ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, August 16, 2015 7:01 am


Packing a healthy lunch on a busy schedule

One challenge we face today is making healthy choices for our meals, and lunch is definitely included in that. As busy individuals, we are faced ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, August 9, 2015 7:01 am


Mastering the art of the minifridge makeover

The minifridge is an essential appliance for college living. But with limited space, it is crucial to fill it with healthy staples that will provide ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, August 2, 2015 7:28 am


Taking a better approach to farming

Most of us would agree the best food is locally grown by farmers we know and trust. The United Soybean Board, and Hy-Vee Inc. are ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, July 26, 2015 7:01 am


New news on the health benefits of fats

Fat is essential to health. It helps the body absorb nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamins A, D, E and K, need fat to be absorbed ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, July 19, 2015 1:01 pm


Summer treats turn summer sweet

Summer is in full swing. So if you are looking for a sweet summer time treat, berries make the perfect pick me up to help ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, July 12, 2015 7:09 am

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Pape: Don’t overlook power of soy protein

Did you know the average American consumes only 1 to 2 grams of soy protein daily? There are several reasons to give soy protein a ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, July 5, 2015 8:15 am

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Are you cooking with USA vegetable oil?

Go into your kitchen. Now open your cupboard. What kind of oil do you see? Do you know if it’s made in the USA? If ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Saturday, June 27, 2015 9:32 am


Five foods to fight prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in American men. It’s also believed to be highly influenced by diet. Celebrate dad ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, June 21, 2015 7:01 am


10 tips to get your family to eat more fruits, veggies

Does your family eat enough fruits and vegetables? If your answer is yes, then give yourself a pat on the back. However, most families do ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, June 14, 2015 7:01 am


Get healthy meals on your plate this summer

Summer is officially here, and for many, that means busy schedules and living life “on the go,” which can make it difficult to put together ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, June 7, 2015 7:01 am


Lactose intolerance doesn’t mean dairy free

Ever felt uncomfortable after consuming dairy products? You might be lactose intolerant. But that doesn’t mean you have to avoid dairy products. By following some ... Read more

by Jena Pape, Sunday, May 31, 2015 7:01 am

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