It’s 6 o’clock at night and you can’t remember if you ate anything. Sound familiar?
I recently began working out again on a regular basis. One of the changes I made to support my efforts to better my health was to cut back on soda, and switch out that afternoon sugar rush with a protein drink instead.
You can switch up your usual side salad at dinnertime with some unique “superfoods,” power-packed with nutrients and rich in color. Here are five green vegetables that everyone should try–share them with your kids, too!
While turmeric and ginger add good amounts of magnesium to a recipe, particularly the turmeric tummy cleanse, I find that adding a tiny boost of magnesium powder actually helps tremendously. Benefits of Magnesium 1. Aids relaxation – Magnesium regulates hormones and other minerals to improve relaxation. 2. Facilitates the absorption of minerals – It also […]
Not only is February Avocado Month – but it’s also the month after we’ve all made our New Year’s resolutions to eat better, lose weight, and improve our health. If you are still looking for more ways to make healthier meals and get more nutrients into your foods, it’s time to give the avocado a […]
Disclosure – This is a sponsored post on behalf of Benefiber (R), but the opinions, delicious recipe, and photographs are my own. It’s hard to get enough fiber in your diet if you are eating quick, easy-prep meals all the time. When you are on-the-go like me, or expecting a baby, it’s more important than […]
We often make New Year’s resolutions, and for a lot of people (including myself) one of those is getting healthy. The concept of healthy eating, to me, means including as many whole and colorful foods as possible and getting my kids to enjoy eating this way as well! Last winter, my mom served a really […]
The arrival of the common cold is annoying at the best of times. During pregnancy, it signals a time of suffering and misery, as every medicine box that promises relief from the symptoms of the cold also warns that it cannot be used by an expectant mom unless she consults her doctor. While it is […]
We all want the best for our families. It’s the universal language of moms around the world. We use our resources to the best of our abilities and knowledge and we try to feed our families well. Whether it’s committing to cook a meal from scratch each day, or buying the goldfish crackers made from […]
I recently had the opportunity as a guest blogger to attend MannaFest, the International conference for Mannatech associates. I’m not an associate, and prior to the conference, had never heard of the company, but I am so glad I went! I learned so much about real nutrition, and I can’t wait to share it all […]
I want to demonstrate a healthy lifestyle for my children. I want to be fit and active. And as I mentioned yesterday, I want to fit back in those jeans! Quaker Oats is turning their focus to healthy living with their Quaker Oats Heart Health Challenge. They’re encouraging women to stay motivated in their fitness goals. I’ll […]
Photo by Swanksalot Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) basically falls into one of two categories; Italian (flat) or French (curly). While they’re both hardy biennials, meaning they flower and go to seed every other year, like many herbs and vegetables, they’re usually grown as annuals. The general feeling among gardeners is that the French curly parsley is […]