Physical activity is equally as important as nutritious food when it comes to a healthy lifestyle. Getting started in a physical activity routine is often the hardest part. Just like you add healthy food to your diet little by little, until it becomes a normal part of your life, you can add physical activity to your… Continue reading Create An Active Lifestyle with Resistance Training // Chipotle Roasted Summer Vegetables
Back to school season is a great time to review Food safety tips. Children are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to food borne illness. Brush up on these food safety facts from foodsafety.gov. When you are finished, check out the No Bake Cinnamon Roll recipe below. Enjoy! SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
The smell of notebooks, pencils, and glue are in the air! I love this time of year. To me, back to school season feels like the perfect time to reset, refocus, and revamp family goals. High on that list of goals should be your family's health. With busy schedules and never enough time for homework,… Continue reading Smooth Sailing for Back to School // Apple Pie Smoothie and more!
Back to school season isn't just for the youngsters! College students need to arm themselves with healthy choices, too. Check out these MyPlate mini-fridge makeover tips. Be sure to impress your roommates with the Skillet Mac and Cheese recipe below. Enjoy! SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
The teenage years are a time of growth and changes. As we enter back to school season, it is important for both boys and girls to learn about health and nutrition. Check out these MyPlate tips for teen girls and teen boys. Find a recipe for Frozen Yogurt Banana Bites below. Enjoy! SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
This week's goal from our 52-week challenge to create better health is to make and use homemade seasonings and spices. Doing so can save you money and greatly reduce your sodium, or salt intake. As you may know, too much sodium puts you at risk for developing high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. We have… Continue reading Homemade Seasoning Blends // Parmesan and Garlic Potato Wedges
Healthy snacks are just as important as healthy meals during back to school season. Check out these MyPlate snack tips. Find a yummy Cottage Cheese Dip recipe below. Enjoy! SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
It's hard to believe, but school will soon be back in session. Are you ready? Perhaps one of the most important parts of your back to school plan is being prepared with healthy breakfast ideas. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day after all! I am all about quick and easy breakfast ideas… Continue reading Feeling Toasty? // Back To School Toast Combos