Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Kiddos

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  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 […]

Roasted Veggies with Orzo

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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 […]

Bulgur Salad with Chickpeas, Feta & Mint

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Here is a simple, clean, and flavorful side-dish that stands alone as a main dish or pairs wonderfully with grilled fish.  It makes a fantastic leftover for a quick and easy lunch. Bulgur contains more insoluble fiber per serving than any whole grain: 8.6 grams in 1 cup cooked (150 calories)!  Insoluble fiber is key […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 2

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Eat More Veggies – Lots of Them (and especially the leafy greens)! In order to reap the health rewards of a Mediterranean diet, you need to EAT MORE VEGGIES!  I get it, we’ve all heard that before, but in order to really transform your current diet to one that better mirrors a Mediterranean one, meat […]

Sesame Orange Chicken Stir Fry

Rich in protein, fiber, the B-vitamins and vitamins A, C and K, this dish is a nutritional powerhouse!

Last night was busy with tennis lessons, homework, and a swim team meeting.  I had to prepare a healthy meal fast!  So, I quickly thought of this dish – which I knew would satisfy my active kids and not have me in the kitchen cleaning up all night. After I dropped one child off at […]