What you might think is a small odd looking green tomato is actually a tomatillo. Don't be afraid to add a few to your shopping cart. Tomatillos have a sweet, but tangy flavor and can be used the same way you use a tomato. When picking out tomatillos at your local farmers market or grocery… Continue reading Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Tomatillos // Tomatillo Chicken
Building A Workout Plan // Blueberry, Strawberry, & Jicama Salsa
With so many different types of exercises and workout plans, knowing the most effective way to exercise can be confusing. The most important part of exercise is that you are doing it. The rest is icing on the cake! It is common to run into certain barriers when starting a workout plan. To be successful,… Continue reading Building A Workout Plan // Blueberry, Strawberry, & Jicama Salsa
Salsa Surprise! // National Salsa Month
May is National Salsa Month! With ingredients from onions, jalapeños, and tomatillos, to jicama, pineapple, and mango, you are bound to find a flavor you enjoy. In America, salsa is traditionally thought of as a dip for tortilla chips or as a side to burritos and tacos, but salsa can be paired with so much more! Keep… Continue reading Salsa Surprise! // National Salsa Month
Where’s The Health? // Garlic Vegetable Sauté
It is no surprise to read that fruits and vegetables are good for you, but have you ever wondered which fruits and veggies you should eat for optimal nutrition? Rather than focusing on specific fruits and vegetables, focus on eating a variety of colors. The color of a fruit or vegetable can indicate of the… Continue reading Where’s The Health? // Garlic Vegetable Sauté
What A Waste! // Pineapple Pear Salsa
Have you checked your list? Have you checked it twice? Maybe you started early and are now finishing your wrapping. Maybe you're a last minute shopper and still have loads to do! No matter what kind of shopper you are, we can all benefit from a few smart shopping tips. Live Well Utah shared some… Continue reading What A Waste! // Pineapple Pear Salsa
Create An Active Lifestyle with Resistance Training // Chipotle Roasted Summer Vegetables
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
The Key to Meal Prep Success // Fresh Corn and Radish Salad
A couple of weeks ago, I posted my favorite tip when it comes to eating better on a budget. You can check it out here. Today, I thought I would share another of my favorite tips. This tip is the key to meal prep success! All you have to do is PLAN YOUR MENUS. Success… Continue reading The Key to Meal Prep Success // Fresh Corn and Radish Salad
Leftoverpallooza // Mashed Potato Turkey Bites and More!
Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, oh my! Thanksgiving dinner often leaves lots of leftovers. In fact, I cook a little extra just so I can enjoy the leftovers! After a day or two, the novelty has usually worn off and I'm ready for something new. To prevent food waste, it's a good idea to have some… Continue reading Leftoverpallooza // Mashed Potato Turkey Bites and More!
Weekly Menu Plan // What’s On Your List?
Did you see our Weekly Menu Plan blog post last month? It talks about the steps you take to plan your dinner menu for the week using your local grocery store ads. If you missed it, or just need a review, click here. Then come on back and see what I'm planning this week! Remember that… Continue reading Weekly Menu Plan // What’s On Your List?
Cooking in Season // Clementines
That fruit in the produce section that looks like a baby orange is in fact a clementine. For being so tiny, this little orange packs a lot of goodness. Beside the sweet flavor, they also have good amounts of vitamin C, folate, and potassium. Vitamin C is important in immune responses, preventing infection, wound healing,… Continue reading Cooking in Season // Clementines