Healthy Lunchbox: Chicken Quesadilla and Salad

August 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

Healthy Lunchbox: Chicken Quesadilla and Salad We love slightly updating traditional foods to make them healthier, especially for kids. I think it’s safe to say that we all love the comforting and delicious taste of a quesadilla. The problem is, store bought, white tortillas are loaded with processed ingredients and can lead to blood sugar spikes and […]

Beet Away the Winter Blues!

January 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Beet Away the Winter Blues The humble beet is an excellent food addition to your healthy diet and we’re going to take the time to sing the praises of this much overlooked vegetable in this week’s edition! If you’re hesitant to try beets, an easy first step is to try it in a smoothie. Beets […]

Healthy Belly, Happy You!

October 30th, 2015 (No Comments)

Feed Your Gut Healthy There has been a lot of news lately about our microbiota, or what is commonly known as “gut bacteria.” Did you know that our intestines carry tens of trillions of 1,000 different species of bacteria? That’s about 8 pounds of bacteria! Some of these microbes are beneficial to us because they […]

Healthy Breakfast: Rainbow Egg Muffins

June 5th, 2015 (No Comments)

Healthy Breakfast: Rainbow Egg and Veggie Muffins Eggs are an excellent way to start your day off right. Making these delicious and healthy breakfast egg muffins is simple, quick, and perfect for families on the go. Involving the kids in the cooking process is also a fun way to teach them to make lifelong healthy food choices […]

But Organic is So Expensive…

May 21st, 2015 (No Comments)

But Organic is So Expensive… Oprima aquí para leer esta articulo en español. We have all heard by now that eating organic fruits and vegetables is ideal, but why is this? Is organic produce nutritionally superior? Well, the short answer is no. Studies have found no significant difference in nutrition between organically grown produce versus conventionally […]

Healthy Lunchbox: Rainbow Rice and Veggie Pilaf

May 1st, 2015 (No Comments)

Rainbow Rice and Veggie Pilaf This recipe has been in my family for a very long time and is a very comforting and delicious dish for both kids and adults! It combines the delicious and familiar taste of rice with healthy helpings of protein and vegetables. Ingredients: Two breasts of chicken (you can also use […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean: Farro and Mushroom Pilaf

March 27th, 2015 (No Comments)

Eat Like a Mediterranean: Farro and Mushroom Pilaf Farro is a delicious species of wheat that was cultivated in Ancient Egypt. It is said to have fed the Ancient Roman army and it is still very much loved in Italy. As an heirloom grain, farro is more nutritious than most modern wheat. Whole farro contains fiber, vitamins, and […]

The Healthy Lunchbox: Lentil Goodness

March 20th, 2015 (No Comments)

The Healthy Lunchbox: Lentil Goodness In our recent article The Healthiest Diet: Eat Like a Mediterranean, we highlighted the importance of healthy foods like lentils and beans. Lentils, beans, and peas are all part of the legume family. Lentils in particular are a good source of protein, iron, dietary fiber, folate, and a number of other vitamins and minerals (Mayo […]

The Healthy Lunchbox: Pack the Rainbow

March 13th, 2015 (No Comments)

The Healthy Lunchbox: Pack the Rainbow Children should be eating a variety of foods for optimum nutrition, but this isn’t an easy task to accomplish, especially if they’re picky eaters. The best strategy to establish healthy eating habits is to offer children a variety of foods and give them the opportunity to explore. They’re likely […]

Start Your Day Right: Why Breakfast is Essential

March 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

Start Your Day Right: Why Breakfast is Essential We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well, it’s very true. Eating breakfast helps kick start your metabolism and gives your body the energy it needs to power through the morning. Pictured: Coco almond butter and hand smashed raspberry spread on […]

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