Ideas for Cooking as a Family

Thinking about kids in the kitchen might bring to mind images of piles of dirty dishes, flour strewn across counters, and a general mess. But kids are capable of doing more in the kitchen than just making a mess! Getting kids involved in cooking family meals can be an important way to build healthy habits. …

Say “I Love You” in a heart-healthy way

Heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, candies, and other sweet treats are some of the more popular ways we show our love for those special ones on Valentine’s Day.  This year, consider the heart when celebrating this holiday. Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Preparing foods at home gives you the option to make healthy substitutions and …

What’s in Your Pantry?

Lately, it’s been a challenge getting groceries from supermarkets, but many of us already have a mini grocery store in our home…our pantry!   Having a well-stocked pantry makes it easier to cook meals at home, especially when we’re out of fresh ingredients. There is no magic number of items you should have in your pantry, …

Nine foods that will help you stay on your ‘New Year Health Goals’

Happy New Year friends! We have passed one of the most challenging times of our lives and are still struggling to work through the uncertainty for 2021. In spite of this ambiguity, our health is still one thing we can improve and make plans to either continue or begin the personal health journey. In my …