Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Kiddos


  I came across this snack list that I made for a class a few year’s back.  It’s still an easy list to keep on hand so that you have some ideas on what to feed your kiddos when they hit snack attack mode!  They’re higher in nutrients than most boxed or bagged snacks, and […]

Super Easy, “Superfood” Side

Since school has been back in session, our evenings are packed with homework, sporting events and music lessons.  Planning my meals in advance is an absolute must: but there are still occasionally those days when I don’t have it all together and dinner needs to be on the fly.  Last week I had such a […]

Great tips for cutting sugar in your child’s lunch

Check out this quick read from Healthcastle on sugar that could be lurking in your child’s lunches. I’ll be posting an article with helpful tips and easy recipes soon! Article here:

Curried Cauliflower Soup


I was perusing the television the other afternoon and came across the Dr. Oz show.  I am not a follower of Dr. Oz, but I was intrigued because he had on Dr. Andrew Weil making some anti-inflammatory recipes.  If you haven’t heard of Dr. Weil you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past […]

Roasted Veggies with Orzo


I am blessed with children who love Brussels sprouts.  Because of this, I try to take advantage every chance I get to prepare them.  Brussels sprouts contain both heart and cancer-fighting nutrients.  Where the heart is concerned, Brussels sprouts are rich in bile acid-binding soluble fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol.  Of all the cruciferous […]