Preparing for the work week ahead

Eating healthy all week long doesn’t have to be a chore. Just like doing your laundry to make sure you have clean clothes, the key is preparation and can become a productive habit. I like to take the weekend – usually Sundays – to prepare things in bulk to use throughout the week as easy grab and

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Keeping the snack attack on track

Smart snacking is an important part of a healthy diet because it helps kids get the nutrients they need to keep going throughout the day. However, when you hear the call “I’m hungry!” echo through the house, it is tempting to sacrifice nutrition in the name of quick and easy. Balance is the key –

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Why are some kids picky eaters?

Many children are picky eaters, which can be frustrating when trying to introduce new foods. As a child, Mom and Dad wouldn’t let me or my brothers and sister get up from the table until we had finished off our vegetables – and I tell you, sometimes we were so stubborn, we were there for

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Nutritious alternatives for Superbowl Sunday

We all know that Super Bowl Sunday is not just about the game—it’s about the food! I usually pass on the store-bought snacks and take-out foods and enjoy making delicious homemade dips for the Big Day. By making homemade dips we can choose the specific ingredients that go in the dip. By choosing low sodium

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