Salad Secrets – How to Build a Better Salad

Are you salad savvy? Do you know how to build a better salad? Salads are synonymous with ‘healthy eating’ yet most salads are not as healthy as they could be. Choosing lettuce low in nutrients, adding no real protein and covering it in a creamy dressing that can be high in unhealthy fats are all ways to…

How to Raise Healthy Eaters

An important part of raising healthy kids is raising healthy eaters. Kids seem to be born with a love for chocolate and sour gummies and a distaste for anything that resembles a vegetable. As parents, how can we raise kids who will try new foods, make healthier choices and learn the importance of a balanced diet…

Healthy Eating: Camping Meal Ideas And Fun Desserts

Hear the word camping and you are immediately brought back to roasting hot dogs on unwound coat hangers, eating sugary cereal out of a mini cardboard box with a plastic spoon and enjoying smores until your tummy ached. Those are the happy memories of childhood camping most of us remember. Healthy eating while camping doesn’t really…

Kids Favorite Food Made Healthy: Fish Sticks

All the attention around the health benefits of fish may have more families choosing fish sticks for dinner, and while there can be a lot of lean protein and some Omega 3s in boxed fish sticks, this make-at-home version is even healthier! If you have a picky fish eater at home and the battered, boxed varieties in…

Perfect Summer Drink: Stay Cool With Fruit Cubes!

You see the gorgeous drinks staring at you from magazine covers and are immediately thirsty for a tall glass of anything with berries, lemons, limes and maybe even a mint garnish. Who has the time to make photo worthy drinks? Who has those beautiful ingredients on hand when its really hot and do those drinks…

Healthy Eating: School Lunches Get a Failing Grade

I love volunteering in my kids classrooms at school but I don’t love when I volunteer over the lunch break and I see what the other children have packed in their lunch bags.  Its a startling reminder that many school lunches deserve a failing grade. I write about healthy eating and have many online conversations with…