• Quinoa Salad

    Quinoa Salad

    This is one of my FAVORITE salad recipes. Particularly awesome for the season because it’s not a heavy salad. Enjoy! Quinoa is a great alternative to rice with tons of benefits. It’s gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. Makes 1 serving 1/2 cup cooked

  • Baked Sweet Potato Rounds

    Baked Sweet Potato Rounds

    Ever wanted a baked sweet potato, but didn’t have around 45 minutes to wait until it finished cooking? I find myself in this situation a lot. Sweet potatoes are my favorite healthy carb because they are delicious, they’re a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, and they’re reasonably priced. I found a

  • Healthy Meals On The GO!

    Healthy Meals On The GO!

      Spring is in the Air. With Spring comes long days, more daylight, more activity, more outdoor events, and spending less time at home.  Because of all of this, we sometimes find ourselves eating out more and left with unhealthy food choices.   Mason Jar salad dinners are an easy way to pack a great healthy

  • What happens when parents comment on their daughter’s weight?

    What happens when parents comment on their daughter’s weight?

     The less you make comments about your daughter’s weight, the less likely she is to be unhappy with her weight as an adult – according to this new Cornell study published in the journal Eating and Weight Disorders. If you’re worried about your daughter’s weight, criticizing them or restricting food can backfire. Instead, a better

  • BUTTERNUT SQUASH

    BUTTERNUT SQUASH

    Butternut Squash is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, manganese, magnesium, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin E. There are a several ways to cook butternut squash. I usually cook it either of these two ways. 1) After washing, cut it in half (length wise) in cook in the oven (with seeds) on a baking