Category: Nutrition

Snacks On The Go

Let’s be real!! Sometimes eating healthy is so hard when we are on the go! With three kids life can be busy!!! My Achilles heel is that moment of weakness where I am starving and unprepared as I run around to meet my obligations. These are some great snack ideas that I pack when I am on the road or…

Fast Food Survival Guide

Lets be honest, in a perfect world we would not need fast food…..but this is not a perfect world right? As much as I would love to say EVERY meal my family eats is prepared with  organic, homemade, local, whole food. It just would not be true. With three kids we are on the run a ton and just have…

Super Food Smoothie

One of my favorite simple super food smoothies! 1) Frozen blueberries ( 1 cup). 2) One banana. 3) Kale and/or spinach (1 cup) 4) Two tablespoons of almond butter 5) Almond or coconut( just enough to assist blending) 6) 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce Blend and enjoy!!

Save Green and Eat Clean

Well, I remember being newly married ten years ago and having a grocery budget of $50.00 per week. These days I can’t even fathom that!  Obviously my family looks a lot different now but I don’t think anyone can deny that the food prices in our country continues to rise. I know as a mom, buying food weekly for a…

Why All The Hype About Shakeology?

Ok, here is the deal,  right from the get go I am going to be honest….I drink Shakeology and I  encourage others to do so as well. But don”t move on so fast assuming this is a biased and slanted review. Here is how I came to be here. After my third child I had some serious health problems that…

The Basics On Clean Eating

If you are interested in health and nutrition you have likely heard the term “clean eating” floating around lately.  With so much talk about this dietary choice I thought I would go over some of the basics and what exactly it means to “eat clean.” Foods should be as close to their natural state as possible. Think whole foods. Fresh,…

True Confessions Of A Sugar Addict

I have had a sweet tooth since I was a child. I loved any and all candy and remember sitting and eating it with my childhood best friend in excess. Even in high school I am ashamed to admit my mid morning snack consisted of DR Pepper and a Charleston Chew from the vending machines. Well, early on I saw…