3 Backyard BBQ Recipes Using Ingredients from Your Garden

Turn fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs into something seriously delicious Sometimes parenting can be really fun; especially around this time of year. It’s the end of summer and the kids are back in school, yet it’s still warm out. One of our favorite things around this...

Got Ground Beef? 4 Delicious Recipes That Aren’t Meat Loaf

Where’s the beef? Lots of places. Delicious places. When you’re really craving a meal that’s juicy and meaty, there’s nothing better than ground beef. But making the same old meatloaf and hamburgers can get pretty old. Here are some alternative, delicious recipes we’ve found that will...

Healthy Holiday Snacks

Healthy holiday snacks sounds like an oxymoron, right? With so many rich foods and indulgent treats available at every turn, it can be difficult to keep eating right during this time of year. With a few tips and tricks, the entire family can eat healthier while...

5 ways to change-up classic PB&J

  Whether your kid is 2 or 12, one thing is frequently requested for lunch: peanut butter and jelly sandwiches; the classic PP&J. There's something irresistible about that salty peanut butter and the way it blends with gooey sweet jam between two soft pieces of...

Nutrition Series, 1

Nutrition Series, Article 1 with Brandi Thompson, RD March is National Nutrition Month, and because of this, I have teamed up with registered dietician Brandi Thompson to teach us about the breadth and scope of nutrition.  In the following nutrition series blogs we will learn what...

Satiated

Mindful Munching

Food for Thought: Behavioral Techniques for Mindful Munching, The Third Article in a Three Article Series Dealing with Overeating Cessation Over the last two weeks we have defined overeating and provided practical, at-the-table tips for breaking the habit of consuming too much food.  This week’s last...

The Fair

Wise with Portion Size- Part 2

Getting Over, Overeating: Be Wise with Portion Size, The Second Article in a Three Article Series Dealing with Overeating Cessation My family and I are avid fairgoers.  We have passes that allow us to go as much as we want.  I love the agricultural tents, my...

Autumn

October: Gourd-geous!

October: Gourd-geous & Fancy Free! The tilt of the earth’s axis heralds in the harvest season. No matter where you live in the northern hemisphere, Autumn is in full motion.  Perhaps you live in a place where the leaves are in their glory; country roads are...