Healthy Family

Back to School = More Learning in the Kitchen, Too!

Now that the kids are back in school, how about giving them some fun “homework” by having them help whip up an easy but satisfying dinner? These recipes require a minimum of cooking and a maximum of fun hands-on time in the kitchen. (You could even cook the chicken...

Capture the End of Summer with Juicy Nectarines & Peaches

Some people like smooth-skinned nectarines; some people prefer fuzzy peaches. Either way, the two fruits are almost the same—one expresses the gene that creates the fuzz, and the other doesn’t. Both are available in yellow- and white-fleshed varieties and also as...

School’s Out and Healthy Snacks Are In!

Now that summer is here, the kids will have more time to rove through the kitchen in search of snacks. Time to make sure you have some tasty and good-for-them options on hand! Depending on how handy your kids are in the kitchen, they can help you make these treats or...

De-Clutter and Lead a Purposeful Life

                With the recent success of Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up on Netflix, everybody’s got de-cluttering on the brain. Getting rid of junk is good! Focusing more on what we value instead of having stuff for the sake of having stuff is great!  I just did this...

Summertime Snacks!

Summer is here!  That means your kids are outside playing more and are looking for snacks to take to the park or on road trips, bus trips, camping trips or any other trips you might have planned.  Your best options will be full of healthy fats and proteins, not...

Brain Foods for Kids (Adults Too!)

No matter how old you are, you want your day to get off to a great start. Kids especially need good fuel for their brains from the minute they wake up all the way through to the evening—that homework won’t finish itself! Besides, if they aren’t able to pay attention...

DIY School Snack Ideas

School is just around the corner! It's time to start thinking about how you will send your kids off to school with healthy lunches and snacks so they can stay sharp in school. Its important to send healthy fat and protein options for optimal brain function and blood...

Creating a Healthy Holidays

Many people get nervous around the holidays because they think they need to avoid everything and won't have any fun if they are trying to eat healthy.  The good new is, healthy eating around the holidays can also be delicious eating! It’s also less expensive than...

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