I have one kid who is very hard to feed. This week I decided to turn his favorite flavor (chocolate chip cookies) in to a low-sugar, high protein and healthy fats treat I feel good about sending to school with him. I almost cried when he took a bite and said, “Wow! These are so […]
Packing school lunches for kids 5-days a week, it’s easy to get burned out and run out of ideas. By Friday I kind of just want to fill each section of their lunch boxes with cheerios and send them a milk chug and a spoon. So to make your life and mine easier, here are […]
Healthy eating requires a bit of sacrifice. That said, there are ways to simplify healthy eating. You don’t have to spend all day behind a kitchen counter to put healthy food on the table. Here are 10 ways anyone can simplify healthy eating.
I wanted shepherd’s pie tonight for dinner, but didn’t want all the work and dishes that go into it. I came up with the perfect version that supplies all the flavors without the time and dishes.
Salmon is extremely healthy and should be a part of everyone’s diet. If you don’t like the flavor of salmon, you need to find a way to give it flavor to make it delicious. These easy, Asian salmon bowls are just the answer. They’re fast and easy to make, delicious and full of nutrients. It’s […]
We can be doing everything right as far as fitness and nutrition goes but if we can’t get a handle on our stress levels it doesn’t make much difference. But we don’t always have time to spend hours each day in a state of “calm.” So let’s get real. How can you practically reduce stress? […]
Last week I wanted sweet, comfort food. I whipped up this healthy, 5 ingredient, chocolate peanut-butter pudding in about 10 minutes. It’s so thick and creamy it could even double as frosting!
When I was a kid, my mom would make brownie pudding cake on cold, wet days. It was so comforting topped with a big scoop of whipped cream that melted into the gooey chocolate. When it snowed a few weeks ago, I needed some warm, gooey comfort. But I didn’t want the next day sugar/gluten […]
About a year ago I decided I wanted to switch to an all-natural deodorant. I’d been reading a lot about the toxins contained in heavy metals and how they can affect our health and it kind of freaked me out. Since then, I’ve gone through 7 different natural deodorants. Lucky for all of you, I’ve […]
I’ve always bought “cage-free” eggs. I was so proud picturing my eggs being laid by chickens roaming around a field of grass and flowers listening to Simon and Garfunkel. Then I learned that “cage-free” may not mean what I thought it meant. What about Organic? Free Range? Pasture Raised? What does it all mean?!