Healthy and Happy

Fall Produce Guide - 17 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy This Fall Harvest Season

Fall Produce Guide - 17 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy This Fall Harvest Season
Fall foods bring us comfort and lots of delicious flavors. Here are 17 fall foods you want to incorporate into your whole food choices. We've also added our bonus recipe for your cooking pleasure.

Back-to-School Snacks for Everyone

Back-to-School Snacks for Everyone
As many of us gear up for the back-to-school season or a long-awaited return to the office, the carefree days of summer spent in Mother Nature will soon pass. We're sharing how your family can keep your kitchen fully stocked with back-to-school snacks for both children and adults.

Who Doesn't Like a Great Tasting Sandwich? Let's Keep It Healthy.

Who Doesn't Like a Great Tasting Sandwich? Let's Keep It Healthy.
Making a sandwich is a favorite American pastime. It's not surprising that we have a national sandwich month, which is August. In celebration, we're inviting you to be creative and healthy when crafting sandwiches this month. From the bread, plant based protein, veggies, to the fillings, we're here to guide you through it all with our 7 tips for making a more mindful healthy sandwich.

The Farmers Market: Navigating Good Health

The Farmers Market: Navigating Good Health
It's Nola's Healthy and Happy blog for July 2021 is all about navigating the Farmers Market. We have helpful tips to get you prepared for shopping, when to shop, and what to shop for. We encourage you to learn about the farmers who care for the foods you eat. Not only do local farmers markets connect us to our food system, they also provide us with the freshest foods picked at the perfect time for human consumption.

Summer Smoothie Time!

Summer Smoothie Time!

Smoothies can be enjoyed any time of the day and evening. In the summer, smoothies make the best refreshing drinks and when carefully planned can make the best nutritional meals. 

We're Celebrating Mothers!

We’re Celebrating Mothers!
We're celebrating mothers with our May Blog. We found an interesting history about this important day to share with you as well as what we hope are some inspiring and helpful ideas to help you celebrate the mother(s) in your life. From the entire It's Nola team to you: May you have a "Happy Mother's Day"!

8 Ways to Get Outside & Reconnect with Mother Nature

8 Ways to Get Outside & Reconnect with Mother Nature
  The start of the spring season is finally here and that means it’s time to step out of winter hibernation and head outside into the great outdoor...

Self-Care Rituals and Tips to Maintain Balance and Overcome Stress

Self-Care Rituals and Tips to Maintain Balance and Overcome Stress
Nowadays, what does self-care really look like? At a time when social restrictions make it impossible to go to our favorite places or visit a local...

What Healthy and Happy Means to Us

What Healthy and Happy Means to Us
Welcome to “Health & Happiness,” the blog of It’s NOLA. This is a place where we will share ideas about beauty, better health, fitness, food, ...