Create A Quick Bread

Create A Quick Bread // Cinnamon Apricot Bread

Have you made bread from scratch? If you are intimidated at the thought of baking a loaf, skip the bread recipes that call for yeast, require the right amount of kneading, and need time to rise. Instead, try your hand at a quick bread. With a few simple ingredients, your flavors of choice, and a… Continue reading Create A Quick Bread // Cinnamon Apricot Bread

Create A Fruity Dessert

Tips and Tricks for the Grocery Store // Pumpkin Cracker Toffee

Halloween is over. That means we've entered the holiday season! This time of year, you may find yourself doing more grocery shopping, or shopping for items not usually included on your list. With so many options available, it can be tricky to know which items you should buy. As you browse each section of the… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for the Grocery Store // Pumpkin Cracker Toffee

Back To School, Create A Quick Bread, Create A Snack

Pack With Ease // School Lunch Box Ideas

It's that time of year again to start thinking about what you will pack in lunch boxes for you and your family. This can be especially challenging when packing for kids. Eat Well Utah and MyPlate are here to help! My advice is, don't over think it. Simply focus on picking one food item from… Continue reading Pack With Ease // School Lunch Box Ideas

Create A Snack, Create An Active Lifestyle

Fitness Refresh // Peanut Butter Granola

It is the time of year when we set goals or resolutions. Have you thought about goals for exercise or to live a healthier life? The world of fitness and nutrition can be overwhelming, making getting started the hardest part. You don't need to be a fitness or nutrition guru in just a day! Rather,… Continue reading Fitness Refresh // Peanut Butter Granola

Create A Salad, Create Healthy Holidays

Healthy Holiday Checklist // Winter Goddess Salad

In the nutrition world we talk about all things in moderation. If we enjoy ourselves and indulge on Thanksgiving, that's moderation, right? After all, it is just one day out of 365. But tell me what happens after Thanksgiving? Do you hop right back on the nutrition bandwagon? Or do you falter on and off… Continue reading Healthy Holiday Checklist // Winter Goddess Salad

Create A Snack

Snack With Success // Homemade Granola Bars

Did you know that snacks are an important part of a healthy diet? Use snacks to supplement or catch up on the food groups you missed throughout the day. Eating too few fruits? Add an orange between breakfast and lunch. Is there a void on vegetables? Try carrots as an afternoon pick me up. Dry… Continue reading Snack With Success // Homemade Granola Bars

Create A Snack

National Popcorn Day // Apple Pie Popcorn

It's National Popcorn Day! As a popcorn lover myself, I'm happy to celebrate. Popcorn is considered a whole grain, and is a great way to fill the grains portion of MyPlate. Three cups of popcorn equals one serving from the grain group. The trick to keeping popcorn healthy is the method you use to prepare… Continue reading National Popcorn Day // Apple Pie Popcorn

Create A Snack

Resolutions. Who Needs ’em? // Crispy Granola

According to U.S. News, 80% of New Years resolutions fail. Are you surprised? Oftentimes, the New Year is started with the best of intentions and some pretty lofty goals. Smaller and more realistic goals, that can be achieved slowly over time are much more likely to be attained. At the beginning of this New Year, consider… Continue reading Resolutions. Who Needs ’em? // Crispy Granola

Back To School, Create Breakfast

Back to School Blues // Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Children will soon be heading back to school and the lazy days of summer will be over.  Getting back into the groove of carpooling, catching the bus, homework, and after school activities can be a bit challenging.  It is important to start the day out right and full of energy.  A healthy breakfast is the… Continue reading Back to School Blues // Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas