Entries by Joanna Peluso

Healthier Jupiter in the JTAA Holiday Parade

Healthier Jupiter’s Healthy Foods and Physical Fitness Subcommittee had the amazing idea of creating a team and a float for the Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association (JTAA) Holiday Parade. With the support of our committee members, and their amazing family members, we were able to make that a reality. Committee members and their families came together […]

US-1 Corridor Study Updates

The Palm Beach County Transportation Planning Agency (TPA) (formerly Metropolitan Planning Organization or MPO) is leading a US-1 Multimodal Corridor Study that encompasses Palm Beach County’s US-1 Corridor from Camino Real in Boca Raton to Indiantown Road in Jupiter. The purpose of the study is to develop a plan to implement improved multimodal facilities along the corridor, […]

Low Fat Banana Vanilla Milk Shake

NOVEMBER HEALTHY RECIPE! Low Fat Banana Vanilla Milk Shake (1 Serving) 1/2 frozen banana 4 ounces of skim milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 ice cubes Sprig of mint or pinch of cinnamon Directions: Slice banana into chunks and place in blender. Mix skim milk and vanilla in a bowl. Add milk mixture into blender. […]

Healthier Jupiter Releases April-September 2017 Impact Report

Healthier Jupiter is entering our third year in a 5 year community-driven initiative designed to address health and quality of life issues from diabetes prevention and management to other areas of wellness. Our vision is that the Greater Jupiter community working together will support each person to live the healthiest life possible. We are working […]

A Morning of Healthy Tips at the Jupiter Farmers Market

This past Sunday, November 12th, Healthier Jupiter partnered with the Jupiter Farmers Market and Dr. Ken Grey, Acupuncture Physician (AP), Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM), for our November Walk & Talk. Dr. Grey presented on the healing choices for the season to best help your physical and mental health. He provided us with information about […]

Healthier Jupiter Explored a New Jupiter Nature Trail

Saturday, October, 7th, Healthier Jupiter partnered with Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) for a Walk & Talk. ONA staff guided our group on a walk through the newly opened 1-mile trail on the South-side of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Along the trail we learned about the area’s rich history, culture […]

The Results are In! Healthier Jupiter’s 2017 Community Survey Report

Healthier Jupiter has wrapped up the 2017 Community Health Survey with a short analysis of the results. Healthier Jupiter’s Community Health Survey sought to learn more about our community’s needs around health and well-being. The questions asked related to our 4 focus areas: healthy foods, physical fitness, access to medical care, and diabetes risk education. Additionally, […]

Final Call to Submit Your Healthy Recipes to El Sol!

El Sol, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center, a Healthier Jupiter mini-grant recipient, is developing a Healthy Cookbook that promotes healthy eating and they need YOUR recipes! Recipes to submit include: Appetizers and Beverages Soups and Salads Vegetables and Side Dishes Main Dishes Breads and Rolls Desserts Please download and fill out a recipe sheet. Don’t forget to make […]

Healthier Jupiter Rocks!

This past Saturday, Healthier Jupiter joined Town of Jupiter’s – Rec on the Move at Jupiter Community Park to offer free rock painting and active family fun. Over 80 joined in on the fun! Rock painting is the latest craze and painted rocks can be found all over the community. When you find a rock […]