Create A Soup

Be Wise About Portion Size // Beef and Noodle Soup

When I first started teaching nutrition education, one of my favorite sayings was be wise about portion size. It rhymes, it's catchy, and it's true! When we are wise about portion size, we can better fuel our bodies in they way they need to be fueled. It is important to note the difference between a… Continue reading Be Wise About Portion Size // Beef and Noodle Soup

Create Healthy Holidays

MyPlate Holiday Makeover // 10 Tips For Healthier Holiday Choices

Many holiday traditions are centered around food. It is important to celebrate traditions. It is also important to make healthier choices while celebrating. Simple swaps and substitutions are a great way to make favorite recipes a little more healthy. That way, you can keep on your path to create better health, and celebrate food traditions,… Continue reading MyPlate Holiday Makeover // 10 Tips For Healthier Holiday Choices

Create An Active Lifestyle, Create An Active Winter, Create Healthy Holidays

Christmas Movie Workout Game // Christmas Popcorn Mix

Is fitness on your mind this time of year? December is a busy month! There are often school projects wrapping up, after school activities with extra performances or events, end of year projects at work, not to mention all the prep work for the holidays. It is easy to tell yourself, I'll exercise in January, but… Continue reading Christmas Movie Workout Game // Christmas Popcorn Mix

Cooking in Season, Create A Fruity Dessert, Create A Salad, Create A Skillet Meal, Create Amazing Veggies

Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

As we enter the cold days of winter, you may find yourself in need of a little sunshine. Did you know that most citrus fruits ripen to their sweetest and juiciest during the winter months? They are a natural immune booster, full of vitamin C and powerful antioxidants. Not only do they fight illness, they taste… Continue reading Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

Create A Casserole, Create Healthy Holidays

Take Ten Before Taking Seconds // Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

Food is often the center of the holidays. Food is a wonderful thing, but can you have too much of a wonderful thing? When it comes to food, the answer is yes. Overeating is easy to do during the holiday season. One simple way to prevent overeating is to eat more mindfully. Mindful eating is simply… Continue reading Take Ten Before Taking Seconds // Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole