7 Kid’s Lunch Box Must-Haves!

September 2nd, 2016|

  One of the best ways to get kids eating more real food is to make it colorful, creative, and fun. This draws their attention to want to eat their lunch and causes a similar affect on the brain to how they respond to the fun packaging of highly processed foods. It just looks fun! However, I don't have time to cut out cute shapes [...]

Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies: Gluten-Free

September 2nd, 2016|

Have you ever noticed how healthy eaters are perceived by many not-so-healthy eaters as people who only eat salads and boring, flavorless food? If that's you, you've got it all wrong! These Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies are a great example of how you can still enjoy treats, but be cautious about the ingredients put in your [...]

#1 Way to Recognize Processed Foods

September 1st, 2016|

There are a lot of characteristics to look for when recognizing highly processed food items. So, I want to tell you my best tip on how to do it quickly without being a nutritionist or researching food for hours. But first, I can’t tell you how often I am told the foods people feed their kids. [...]

Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bites

August 18th, 2016|

  Need a real-food dessert to bring to a party? These are ALWAYS a hit at parties because because they are just THAT GOOD! They're a staple dessert in our home and both of my older kids can make them all by themselves because it's a no-bake, no fuss (I didn't say no mess ;) ) recipe. [...]

Healthy Snack: Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

August 18th, 2016|

Do you ever have a sweet and salty craving? I’ll raise my hand first to say, I do!  I know I’m not alone in this and the food industry utilizes this to their advantage, which is why there are so many processed sweet and salty snacks in our grocery stores! To satisfy this craving, most people [...]

5 Favorite Vegetables to Add to Smoothies

August 17th, 2016|

If you ever feel like you or your kids aren’t eating enough vegetables in a day, let me tell you my secret weapon for super-fast nutrient-boosting foods...                                      Fruit and veggie smoothies Some days, it feels like we are in and out of the car going from one activity to another and there isn't even [...]

15 Healthy Foods to Buy From Costco

August 10th, 2016|

Looking for a place to add more variety to your healthy food options without breaking the bank? Over the last 2 years, I have fallen head over heels with Costco. Not only because I can buy in bulk for our big-ish family, but also because of its great prices, healthy food items, and variety. I’ve done some [...]