Sometimes a kid needs to wear a superhero cape. Maybe it’s to fight crime, and maybe it’s o go grocery shopping. We purchased a cheap, red cape which was destroyed within weeks. My mom, being the super-grandma she is (is there a cape for that?) made my kids more durable capes.
These homemade granola bars are extremely easy to make, very healthy and make me feel like Mother of the Year when I hand one to my kids. That warm feeling last all the way until they start fighting in the middle of the condiment isle and break a bottle of salsa. Small victories really do […]
Eating healthy is a lot easier if I have healthy food on hand. Here are my top 10, healthy kitchen staples.
I don’t understand people who say they’re not breakfast people. How can you not be a breakfast person? After not eating since dinner, doing a workout, taking the kids to school, and having to do a very picky 4-year-old’s hair, I’m starving. Breakfast time is pretty much the best time of day. So I don’t […]
A few weeks ago I saw a commercial for a women’s wrestling show. Rather than showcase their strength, physical ability and years of training it took to get to that point, the commercial showed these amazing athletic women in men’s dress shirts in sexy poses, showing more cleavage than a turkey on Thanksgiving Day.What bothered […]
I eat green salad at least once a day. So the other night when I set out a green salad for dinner, my four year old threw her head back, groaned and shouted to the heavens with arms outstretched, “Why do we always have to have salad?!” I decided we needed another fresh veggie side […]
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” You don’t have to go from krispy kreme to kale overnight. Here are some small, simple steps to get you started on your own personal health journey. Adopt all 10 or start with one at a time. No matter what, any healthy change you […]
A few weeks ago, we watched Pioneer Woman make Mulligatawny soup on TV. It looked amazing, but had a few ingredients I’m not okay with including in a week night dinner. I came up with a healthy variation which our whole family loves.
Vacations open the door to a lot of spending and eating foods we wouldn’t normally allow. While it’s fun to get ice cream on trips, there are some things you can do to keep your family eating healthy without spending a ton of money.
Even with the knowledge I have now, I still have that taste for delicious pastries branded in my brain. Luckily, there’s a much healthier way to indulge. These scones are sweetened only with dried fruit, cinnamon and orange zest and made with a combination of almond flour and coconut flour. This keeps the protein high and […]