BBQ sauce makes any meat better. Pour it over chicken, that’s all you need for a great dinner. Pour it over a pork roast and, voila; pulled pork. Smear it on hamburgers and they’re suddenly the best hamburgers ever. My daughter uses BBQ sauce like most kids use ketchup, so we go through a lot […]
I love steak! And this is my favorite way to make it. Just throw a few marinade ingredients into a Ziploc and let it work for a few hours then grill it. It’s extremely easy and healthy.
Trying to keep up with life and still have time for a healthy snack or meal is a difficult task. That can all change with some weekly prep. Every Saturday, I get ready for the next week by making sure I have enough healthy, delicious food prepared to grab on the go.
No matter where go you, there is no shortage of Mexican restaurants. Because what’s not to love? Sugar-sweetened meat, loads of melted cheese, processed-flour tortillas. Good news! There is a way to still enjoy delicious Mexican food without eating a ton of processed food, sugar and bad-for-you oils. And it won’t take all day. This […]
I never understood how parents could let their kids quit activities. I assumed that once my children got involved in an activity, they would finish it, no matter what. So when my son came to me and asked if he could quit karate it was a hard thing for me. After a lot of thought, […]
For the most part, a healthy lifestyle is easy to maintain. The hardest part is when people are eating dessert. Rather than cheat and feel like death after, I try to come up with ways to have a treat without loading my body with processed, sugary crap. This healthy take on a classic milk shake […]
This summer I decided it was time to retire my front door wreath and get a new one. I had visions of a yellow, summery wreath. I found the perfect wreath and checked the price tag. I believe I shouted “What!?” in the middle of the store when I realized the wreath I wanted was […]
For years, we’ve had breakfast for dinner every Friday night. I knew when we switched to a healthy lifestyle, my family would not be okay nixing the Friday-night breakfast tradition. I quickly realized that with a few tweaks I could revamp some of our favorite recipes. This German pancake is packed with protein, comes together […]
Before we start school again, I want to get my kids back in the learning mode. We’ve started doing this with fun outdoor science experiments that can be done with things you probably already have at home. Here are our top 10 favorite summer science experiments to do as a family.
Did you know pico de gallo is healthy? And did you know it’s extremely easy to make? I know that now and my life is much better because of it. Here are my top five favorite uses for pico de gallo.