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Category: Nutrition

You Want to Be Healthy…But You Love Sweets

You Want to Be Healthy…But You Love Sweets

If I had to guess, I would say that more than half of you like sweets.  Many of you would probably even go so far as to say that sweets are your downfall.  You want to be healthy, but sometimes you love sweets even more […]

6 Tips to Help Kick Your After-Dinner Wine Habit

6 Tips to Help Kick Your After-Dinner Wine Habit

It’s the same thing every day.  Get home from a stressful, long day at work.  Help kids do homework.  Drive them to practice.  Make dinner.  Clean up from dinner.  And now it’s wine ‘o clock.  It is very easy to pick up an after dinner […]

6 More Essential Kitchen Tools for a Healthy Kitchen

6 More Essential Kitchen Tools for a Healthy Kitchen

If you missed my post on the first 5 Essential Kitchens Tools For a Healthy Kitchen, you can read it here. My healthy eating journey began 20 years ago, and boy have things changed since then!  Back then, I was living paycheck to paycheck, and […]

A Simple Guide to Reading Food Labels

A Simple Guide to Reading Food Labels

I’m pretty sure my mom didn’t read food labels at the grocery store when I was a kid.  If she needed bread, she picked up a loaf of bread.  But back then, there weren’t as many bread choices as there are now.  In fact, grocery […]

Kidstir: Teach Your Kids to Cook

Kidstir: Teach Your Kids to Cook

I am so excited to share the Kidstir program with you!  If you have young children, nieces, nephews, or grandchildren, listen up, because this one is for you! I firmly believe that the earlier we teach children about good nutrition, and the earlier you teach […]

Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101

I believe that the two keys to a successful healthy eating lifestyle are meal planning and meal prepping.  You can read more about meal prepping here.  Today, we are going to explore the basics of meal planning, and how it can help you live a […]

5 Essential Kitchen Tools For a Healthy Kitchen

5 Essential Kitchen Tools For a Healthy Kitchen

My healthy eating journey began 20 years ago, and boy have things changed since then!  Back then, I was living paycheck to paycheck, and spent all of my money on healthy groceries.  Now, I have slowly built up my collection of kitchen tools that make […]

How to Order Healthy at a Fast Food Restaurant

How to Order Healthy at a Fast Food Restaurant

Now you all know a healthy lifestyle is built through meal prep and an organized kitchen, right?  Well, sometimes life still gets in the way and throws a wrench into any good intentions and plans we had. I know that personally I have avoided fast […]

How to Kick the Soda Pop Habit

How to Kick the Soda Pop Habit

Whether you call it soda or pop or soda pop, drinking this beverage has many disadvantages to your health.  So many people drink pop on a regular basis, and some even call their pop drinking an addiction.  Let’s talk first about why this is such […]

Why You Should Avoid Fad Diets

Why You Should Avoid Fad Diets

I hate the word “diet.”  As soon as someone says they are on a diet, it just seems like they are miserable.  Have you been there?  When I think of diets, I think about being hungry, cutting carbs, eating weird foods, no chocolate, and unnecessary […]


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