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Eating Your Greens Made Easy

For many people, the concept of getting in your daily vegetable intake is not on the top of their to-do lists. I am sure most of us grew up being told that we can’t have dessert unless you finish your green beans, etc. Nowadays, it is a lot easier to incorporate spices and healthy fats… Read more »

Breaking the Fast: Benefits of Breakfast

Breakfast is usually known as “the most important meal of the day.” However, people still make excuses as to why they don’t eat breakfast. This phrase is not just an empty saying. There are several reasons as to why people should commit to eating in the morning.  Brain Power Eating a good breakfast allows people… Read more »

Greens, Greens, and More Greens!

When it comes to eating greens there are two types of people. Some avoid eating vegetables due to taste, texture, and other personal preferences, while others are constant green eaters, but struggle with produce turning before it can be finished. Regardless of which person you are, keep reading, these tips are for you! Greens are… Read more »

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Over the years, several myths have been created in society regarding how to grocery shop for the healthiest foods. Most Americans feel that healthy grocery shopping is always expensive or that in order to make good food choices, they must buy organic or fresh products. People think that canned and frozen food are not as… Read more »

A Quick Guide to What’s in Season

Have you ever wondered why some fruits taste better in the summer compared to the winter? Or even why prices of produce vary throughout the year? It all depends on what’s in season!

5 Benefits of Meal Prepping and Planning

I’m sure we have all been here: we start the week off right with good eating intentions and cooking for ourselves. Then, by Wednesday or Thursday, we are tired of cooking every night and find ourselves browsing the takeout menu. If this sounds familiar, then you might be a great fit to try out meal… Read more »

Exercising with Kids

Exercise can relieve stress, prevent certain diseases, and keep you energized. However, sometimes it can be hard to keep an exercise routine when there are little ones around. Invite your kids to join you in these fun activities that get your heart pumping.

Including Kids When Cooking

Do your kids want to join in on making meals and snacks? Does the idea of a messy kitchen or failed recipe seem daunting? Whether young or old, here are three tricks that can make it easy to include kids in the cooking process – plus a bonus tip you won’t want to miss!

Organic vs. Conventionally Grown Produce: What’s the difference?

Walking through the aisles in a grocery store can be confusing, especially when thinking about the difference between buying organically grown food versus buying conventionally grown food. Among all of the different labels thrown on food packages, understanding organic versus non-organic is just another hurdle consumers have to jump over.  Whether you are shopping for… Read more »

Summer is for Smoothies!

As summer plows ahead full steam and your little ones are invested in playing outside and soaking up all of the warm weather, it can be difficult to get them to slow down and take a water break – let alone a snack break! Incorporating smoothies into their summer adventures is an excellent way to… Read more »