Nutrition/Weight Management Programs

Who says learning to eat healthy has to be boring?

With individual and small group nutrition consultations, nutrition programs, and our ActivTrax system, the Westfield Area Y provides all the support and options you'll need to learn how to plan and eat healthier meals.

Our staff Registered Dietitian, Heather Marino-Garcia, MS, RD, will assess your diet, health and lifestyle and then develop a specialized plan that will make the transition to healthy eating easier and more attainable.

Please contact  at healthandwellness@westfieldynj.org or 908-233-2700 x239 for more information.

Use the REGISTER quick link for individual/small group nutrition options and class descriptions.  Current members may also register online.

Healthy Cooking

Easy Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad, Heather Marino-Garcia, MS, RD

¾ cup quinoa, uncooked
10 cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
1/2 cup chopped English cucumber
¹⁄3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
½ cup chopped fresh basil
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar

Prepare quinoa according to package directions using 1¼ cups water and let stand 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, pepper, basil, lemon juice, oil, vinegar, and salt/pepper to taste; toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate.

 

DID YOU KNOW?
Quinoa is one of the only plant foods that can be called a complete protein, meaning it contains all the essential amino acids, making it a perfect vegetarian option at any meal.  Aside from being rich in protein it is also a good source of fiber and healthy carbohydrates.

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220 Clark street,
Westfield, NJ,
07090
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Westfield, NJ,
07090
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Westfield, NJ,
07090
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Garwood, NJ,
07027
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Westfield, NJ,
07090
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Westfield, NJ,
07090
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Cranford, NJ,
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OUR MISSION

The Westfield Area Y is a nonprofit human service organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual and family in the communities it serves through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.