20 07, 2017

Quick & Easy 3 Bean Edamame Salad

By | 2017-07-19T18:41:46+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Quick & Easy 3 Bean Edamame Salad

If you’re like me, I like a dish that results in leftovers.  During the work week, my time is limited and when I do have spare time, I like to spend it with my daughter (not slaving over the stove!)  So, this cold 3 bean salad is a winner across the board for many [...]

13 07, 2017

The Best of Bell Peppers Two Easy + Delicious Recipes to Whip Up Tonight!

By | 2017-07-13T09:14:01+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on The Best of Bell Peppers Two Easy + Delicious Recipes to Whip Up Tonight!

All throughout my childhood I was the absolute pickiest eater. I didn’t want anything unless it was chicken nuggets, PB&J or chocolate milk. Healthy diet, right? As I grew older my taste buds changed and I finally decided to incorporate healthier foods into my diet. I vowed I would never eat tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, [...]

6 07, 2017

S’mores Please—The (Once In a While) Summer Cheat Snack!

By | 2017-07-06T12:23:18+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on S’mores Please—The (Once In a While) Summer Cheat Snack!

Friends gather ’round. What you are about to witness is the marriage of a classic summer s’more (graham cracker, chocolate, and marshmallow) with a little bit of peanut butter thrown in for good measure. I don’t know, maybe it’s wrong? Putting peanut butter with a s’more? In which case I don’t even want to [...]

4 07, 2017

Independence Day

By | 2017-07-04T08:49:13+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Independence Day

Happy Independence Day everyone! 241 years ago today, we declared our independence as a new nation, The United States of America. On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress signed the declaration to leave the British Empire and make the thirteen colonies its own country. Now today we celebrate our independence as a national holiday [...]

22 06, 2017

For the Love of Leftovers…Make Dinner Fast, Easy & Healthy Tonight

By | 2017-06-22T09:50:19+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on For the Love of Leftovers…Make Dinner Fast, Easy & Healthy Tonight

Ladies, who is with me, leftovers are the most wonderful thing for dinner.  First of all, most meals truly do taste better after they’ve sat and had time to absorb the flavors, but leftovers mean quick and easy cooking that night! If you’re at all like me, I ALWAYS try to strategically plan meals [...]

8 06, 2017

5 Ways to Spice up National Fruit & Vegetable Month

By | 2017-06-08T12:51:33+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Nutrition & Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Spice up National Fruit & Vegetable Month

Happy National Fruit and Veggie Month.  For some people that may sound like a dreaded holiday, but I LOVE fruits and vegetables (and finding new ways to make them festive) so this is a fun blog post and holiday this month! When I was pregnant last year with our little girl, the number one [...]

6 06, 2017

How to Become a Morning Person

By | 2017-06-08T12:53:20+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Nutrition & Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on How to Become a Morning Person

Good Morning, Sunshine! Ummmm…. That salutation rarely applies to me!  In my life, mornings are “game time”!  Get kids up, dressed, fed, teeth brushed and out the door.  Good Morning, Drill Sargent! Yes.  That one fits! My morning routine is stressful, and quite honestly, not a lot of fun.   So, my mission, for this [...]

1 06, 2017

Cheat Meals

By | 2017-06-08T06:26:41+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Nutrition & Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on Cheat Meals

Our blog is inundated with tons of healthy recipes, workouts, wellness and overall healthy living. It is a great quick read daily for all things healthy living, fashion, breast cancer prevention and what have you. But honestly, this is real life. There are days I find myself making my favorite Nike leggings work to [...]

30 05, 2017

The King (or Queen) of BBQ-National BBQ Month

By | 2017-06-08T12:57:06+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Nutrition & Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on The King (or Queen) of BBQ-National BBQ Month

Welcome back from a long holiday weekend.  If you’re like most, you enjoyed lots of quality family time, some sunshine (which hopefully you wore your sunscreen like I talked about in last week's blog) and probably divulged in some BBQ.  Our family did all three of the above. I’m a fan of finding fun [...]

25 05, 2017

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

By | 2017-05-23T23:57:28+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Nutrition & Recipes, Recipes|1 Comment

As a mom of five who works full-time, eating healthy takes the backseat to many things a lot of the time! I try my best to take the time and make sure that I am getting all my vitamin rich foods in, but honestly, it doesn’t always happen. About six months ago, I began [...]