Eating fruits and vegetables seems easier during summer months when fresh, locally grown produce is available. Even though most fruits and veggies can be found at the grocery store year-round, they may not be as exciting as fresh, summer produce. However, it is just as important to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables in the winter. Choose fruits and… Continue reading Fruits and Veggies in Winter // Berry Fruit Salad
It's Apple Crunch Week! What is Apple Crunch Week? It's an initiative from utahfarmtofork.org. Put simply, it's an excuse to celebrate apples. Let my friend, Captain Create tell you more. https://youtu.be/-W0pUIcj02k Pick a day this week to celebrate apples and crunch into your favorite variety. Here are a few recipe ideas to try: You might… Continue reading Apple Crunch Week // Let’s Celebrate Apples!
The lazy days of summer are over and school is back in session. This provides families an opportunity to return to a routine and make family meals a priority. With a full schedule of after-school and extracurricular activities, fun may not be on the dinnertime menu. What if it was? Fun is the ingredient that… Continue reading Make Fun The Most Important Ingredient // Harvest Cobb Salad
Increasing physical activity and exercise top the list of New Year’s resolutions. By now, many of us are losing some of our motivation to continue what we started in January. Getting back on track with good habits may seem impossible. Don’t “sweat it!” We’ve got you covered with some 10-minute mini workout ideas. According to… Continue reading Mini Workouts Count! // Apple Cinnamon Cereal Bars
Fruit is considered nature's candy. If you find your sweet tooth getting the best of you, try to swap treats with fruit. You may find your craving satisfied. MyPlate recommends that the average adult gets 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit each day, and to focus on fruits as part of a healthy, well-balanced… Continue reading Swap Treats for Fruit // Apple Donuts
Cranberries, cranberries everywhere! This time of year you are likely to see these beautiful red berries front and center at most grocery stores. Using cranberries in holiday cooking and baking is a long standing tradition. Cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner is probably the what most people are familiar with, but there is so… Continue reading Cranberries, Cranberries Everywhere! // Apple Cranberry Bites
This time of year apples are in abundance. Taking a bite out of a fresh, juicy apple is always a great idea, but there is so much more you can do with apples! Take advantage of their great price and peak ripeness this month and try something new. You have probably heard the saying, an… Continue reading An Apple A Day // Crockpot Applesauce & More!
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!
When you think of sweet potatoes, what comes to mind? For many it may be the traditional holiday recipe, piled high with marshmallows and sugar. As tasty as that might be, there are so many other, more healthy, ways to enjoy sweet potatoes. I wanted to share a new recipe with you this week so I… Continue reading Try Something New // Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole
The holidays are quickly approaching. Is having a healthy holiday season on the top of your list? You might be thinking, It's the holidays. What's the big deal? I can indulge just a little. The problem doesn't lie in indulging just a little. A problem arises when our little indulgences become more and more frequent.… Continue reading Healthy Holidays // Apple Cranberry Crisp
As the leaves begin to change and a crisp breeze fills the air, it's time to embrace the flavors of fall. One delightful way to do that is by sipping on the ultimate autumn elixir: Apple Cinnamon Water This simple yet incredibly flavorful infusion not only keeps you hydrated but also captures the essence of… Continue reading Sip Into Fall with Apple Cinnamon Water
It can be really tricky finding healthy foods around Halloween, but we have you covered! This post will include everything you need to know to make four amazing AND healthy Halloween snacks. Starting with roasted pepitas, then orange pumpkins, Halloween Apple Teeth, and Cheesy witches' brooms! Jump to the recipe you want: Roasted Pepitas Recipe… Continue reading Roasted Pepitas and Other Amazing Halloween Snacks
Are you familiar with the saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Although this may not be entirely true, the fall months are a great time to add more apples to your diet! We have a post packed full of interesting information about enjoying apples, plus a delicious, healthy apple cranberry crisp recipe!… Continue reading Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with a Healthy Apple Cranberry Crisp