Create A Casserole

Turn Off the Tube // Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Have you thought about the relationship between TV and your nutrition? Did you know that kids are easily swayed to choose foods they see advertised on TV? A little TV watching now and then is okay, but it is important to be aware of the impacts it may be having on your child's food choices.… Continue reading Turn Off the Tube // Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Create A Fruity Dessert

Dried Fruit The Healthy Way // Breakfast Cookies

Did you know that dried fruit can be part of a healthy diet?  When fruit is dried, most of the water content is removed. The fruit becomes smaller and more compact, but the amount of calories it holds stays the same. Therefore, a cup of dried fruit contains more calories than a cup of whole… Continue reading Dried Fruit The Healthy Way // Breakfast Cookies

Create A Sandwich

Dietary Fat – Love, Limit, or Lose? // Strawberry and Avocado Tostada

Did you know that your body needs fat? Dietary fats are essential for a healthy body. Fats give you energy, support cell growth, protect your organs, and keep your body warm. The trick to using fats in a healthy way is knowing which ones you should be eating. There are four major dietary fats: Saturated… Continue reading Dietary Fat – Love, Limit, or Lose? // Strawberry and Avocado Tostada

Create A Salad, Create Healthy Holidays, Homemade Spices and Dressings

Be Good To Your Heart // Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Did you know that fruits and veggies are good for your heart? Many are high in soluble fiber, which can help lower LDL (bad cholesterol), blood pressure, and inflammation. Fruits and veggies are also an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and antioxidants - those are just big, fancy words that mean fruits and veggies… Continue reading Be Good To Your Heart // Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette