So many of us are trying to focus on serving nutritious family dinners each evening, but are incredibly strapped for time. In our house, I have been trying to make your our meals are nutrient dense and something both my fussy daughter and I will eat. Sometimes my solution is a mix of ready made items, like a rotisserie chicken along with a quick saute of vegetables. That is exactly what is on our dinner menu tonight.
I my humble opinion one of the best gifts we can give our children is an understanding of healthy eating habits. Not just preparing healthy meals for them, encouraging them to eat their vegetables, and keeping junk food to a minimum, but teaching them basic… [read more]
With my daughter’s busy schedule of school and ABA therapy*, it can be hard for us to eat meals together. I know it is important though, and my daughter enjoys dining with me. I decided to join the Take Back the Table pledge (#takebackthetable), and… [read more]
Making smarter meal choices, has been a big focus for me, especially over the past few months. I have switched my daughter to a mostly organic diet, and I’m eating a good deal more organic foods along with her. I’m also working on losing weight,… [read more]
Recently, I’ve reduced carbohydrates and sugar in my diet, and am focusing on eating foods that are more natural and nutrient packed. This Healthy Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe has quickly become a staple for me. It is very satisfying, delicious and has great texture, while… [read more]
Is a “staycation” coming up in your near future. No need to get all glum about it. Whether you are short on funds, or have no one to watch the kids, and getting away just isn’t an option this year, don’t let the week fly… [read more]