Healthy Eating: Top 10 Healthy Snacks

At one time health experts told us the best way to maintain a healthy weight was to eat 3 meals a day and avoid snacking, now it seems that advice has changed.  Eating smaller meals more often throughout the day may be more beneficial and healthy snacks can actually increase your protein and vitamin intake…

When a Noodle is Not a Noodle: Zucchini Noodles

I am always looking for creative ways to get more vegetables into our weekly diet and when I saw Zucchini ‘noodles’ I was skeptical.  Not a huge fan of plain zucchini, I do buy it and will put in soups, muffins, stir fries and puree to sneak into the kids homemade mac n cheese, but…

Top 10 Healthy Foods Kids Should Be Eating

Sweet Potato
 Kids love sweet potatoes and they are perfect cooked, baked as fries or mashed on top of Sheppard’s pie. Sweet potatoes provide important nutrients such as calcium, vitamins A, C and B6, potassium, fiber and are packed with phytochemicals. Eggs

 Poached, scrambled, sunny side up, baked or hard boiled – the kids have…

Healthy Snack Secrets

Kids always seem to be hungry and kids always love snacks. Unfortunately, most of the snacks now available in the aisles of the grocery store are full of sugar, preservatives, artificial ingredients and very little nutritional value. How do we give our kids healthy options while still enjoying the convenience of quick snacks and finding some…