• Nutrition

    Food and Nutrition, Recipes, Ask a dietitian
  • Nutrition labels?

    How do I read nutrition labels to know what option is the best choice?

  • Self-Management Programs: Improving Nutrition

    Nutrition is a complicated topic. Whether you’re trying to understand how to eat better because of a health condition or just for your overall health, learning about what not to eat can be overwhelming.  

    Luckily, our Well onTarget portal provides…

  • Blue Bear Essentials: Fitness, Nutrition, Fun

     Serving as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s ambassador for health and wellness, Blue Bear plays a major part in sharing our message of healthy living, staying safe, and giving back to the community. It is a role that Blue Bear takes seriously.…

  • The Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health

    There is more and more research being done to show how nutrition impacts our mental health. Studies show that what we eat can play a vital role in regulating our mental and emotional health.

    Missing key vitamins and minerals can lead to raised levels…

  • What Makes a Manly Meal: Healthy Super Nutrition for Healthy Super Men

    While there are some gender differences in metabolism, the differences are small. The issue of weight loss is mostly about calories in and calories out for men and women alike.

    Burn Baby Burn
    For both men and women, determining how many calories you need…

  • Chile Lime Seasoned Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

    Ingredients: Makes 16 servings

    Chile Lime Seasoned Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

    1 pound Pumpkin Seeds, hulled
    1 ½ TBSP Canola Oil
    1 TBSP Chili Powder
    1 tsp Lime Zest
    ¼ tsp Kosher Salt


    1. Coat hulled pumpkin seeds in oil.
    2. Combine chili powder, lime zest, and salt.
    3. Add seasoning mixture…
  • Realistic Goal for All Ages: Healthy Breakfasts

    Turn any week’s breakfast bores into boo-yas! with the right breakfast foods for your age group. Now’s the time to let healthy breakfasts work for you each day. It’s true, morning food choices can help guide your health.

    Thinking about…

  • Dessert

    Although desserts typically do not offer a nutritional benefit….enjoying desserts in moderation as well as making adjustments to ingredients; replacing with more nutritious ingredients, removing or reducing less nutritious ingredients are strategies we…

  • Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

    Ingredients: Makes 7 servings

    Carrot cake overnight oats recipe

    2 2/3 cup skim milk
    4 ¼ cups old fashioned oats
    1.5 cups grated carrots
    2/3 cups raisins
    1 tsp cinnamon
    2 TBSP maple syrup
    14 TBSP plain greek nonfat yogurt
    1 tsp cinnamon


    1. Combine milk and oats and allow to…