We're leaving for the beach this week so naturally I started thinking about what healthy road trip snacks I needed to stock up on a week ago. I still haven't gotten sunscreen. Or washed my new swim suit. Hats! Ack, I was supposed to order beach hats for the girls and I totally forgot. Oops....… Continue reading The Best Healthy Road Trip Snacks
I've said it before and I'll say it again - you know you've got something special when a salad can also be a dip. This black bean salsa salad is EVERYTHING. I threw this mess of deliciousness together before heading to dinner at a friend's house recently and it was such a hit that I… Continue reading A Salad That’s Also a Dip: Black Bean Salsa Salad
My kids ask for ice cream for dinner all the time. Finally I got tired of saying no... "OK, let's make ice cream!".... Banana ice cream! Pick your battles, right? This is one I'm happy to lose. Because nutritionally it beats just about anything else they'd choose. And we can skip the whole part where… Continue reading The Ice Cream You Can Eat for Dinner
You know that feeling you get at a really good sale? Like, when you find two great tops for what you could have spent on just one? You get that high.... And it kinda makes you want to shop more (shopping math, right?). Now, what if you took that same bargain hunter mentality and applied to… Continue reading Three Habits That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Health
Let me preface this by saying I'm still figuring out this whole how to get kids to eat vegetables thing. Healthy eating for kids... scratch that, plain ol' feeding kids is pull-your-hair-out hard. There are few things more frustrating in life than spending precious time preparing a healthy, balanced meal and then seeing said meal… Continue reading How to Get Your Kid to Eat Anything
This Spring vegetable salad is the definition of fresh and crisp. It's full of all that new Spring goodness nature has to offer this time of year. And it's here just in time to help our bodies do their natural spring cleaning thing. Spring is this beautiful time when everything around us springs to life… Continue reading Detox and Relieve Allergies With This Spring Vegetable Salad
Have you ever noticed your stomach sticking out a little (or a lot) more at the end of the day than it was when you got dressed? Maybe you wake up each morning and your stomach is pretty flat, or at least flatter. Then you're getting ready for bed, you catch a glimpse and you're… Continue reading How to Flatten Your Stomach Fast
Yes, in case you're wondering, this radish greens pesto is one of those stem-to-end, use every part of the plant recipes. I love that kind of stuff, don't you? I've always hated wasting food. It drives me bananas when I have to throw something out because we just never got around to cooking it. It… Continue reading Don’t Toss Those Radish Greens… Make This Nutrient-Packed Pesto Instead.
Grocery shopping just got a little easier. There's a new list of foods to buy organic. And it can help you avoid the foods with the most pesticides and save big on produce you don't have to buy organic. Take this scenario: There are two stacks of strawberries in the produce section at your local… Continue reading 12 Foods To Buy Organic + When You Can Go Conventional and Save
It happens to the best of us. One thing leads to another and before you know it you're hooked. I'm talking about when you have too much sugar and all of the sudden it's back in your diet and you can't seem to get rid of it. This can be really frustrating when you're trying… Continue reading So You Had Too Much Sugar Over The Weekend? Here’s Exactly What To Do To Get Back On Track.