Organic Fiesta Salad

When I think of eating organic, my first thought is a salad. Not simply because organic vegetables are more nutritious. but because they taste better, too. I just want to eat a big plate of delicious organic greens and know I’m making my taste buds and body happy. This Organic Fiesta Salad is simple, but showcases…

Organic Raspberry Chia Oats with Honey

My favorite meal is breakfast because it gets your body fueled for the rest of the day. A healthy breakfast really sets the tone for the remaining meals you’ll be consuming. This recipe for Organic Raspberry Chia Oats with Honey is an energizing meal, with 15 grams of protein per serving. It’s quick and easy to prepare,…

Budget Friendly Organic Shopping List

Last week we discussed some tips on How to Eat Organic on the Cheap, and this week I’m going to walk you through the process from list to serving dish. You’ll get 3 delicious, healthy, and organic meals to feed a family of four all for under $25 if you follow this week’s organic shopping list!…

How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

Eating organic is no longer a fad, it’s a full blown movement. “Organic food sales are increasing by double digits annually, and more than 80 percent of parents reported buying organic food for their families last year,” said Laura Batcha, Interim Co-Executive Director for OTA. This shift towards organic makes sense considering the benefits. Not…

Pregnancy Life with Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy Life with Gestational Diabetes

I’ve had a fantastic pregnancy. I have loved every moment of this (my first) pregnancy. Everything was awesome until Week 30 when I was tested for gestational diabetes. My world of eating whatever I wanted (within reason) died the day I received the call with results. What Is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes occurs when your pancreas…

Healthy Cookout Recipes

Heading out for a cookout this weekend and looking for some recipes that will be tasty and healthy at the same time? This past Monday’s show with Jasmine (Healthy Jasmine) and Liza (aMusingFoodie) brought us multiple recipes for really tasty yet healthy options. If you’re hosting the party and planning the menu, try to keep…

Healthy Cookout Options

Summer is here, and cookouts become a nightly experience. How can we make the best choices for a healthy cookout when we’re grilling out with friends and family? Just in time for the 4th of July celebration weekend, Mamavation TV is going to talk about healthy cookout options. What’s Mamavation TV? Mamavation TV is a…

safer grilling guide

Avoiding Toxic Foods at Your Backyard Barbeque

The summer season is upon us and that means it’s time to eat out — outdoors, I mean! From holiday parties to lazy summer family days, the kids will be running around the yard while you grill up food. But is that barbeque safe? Meats and buns can be loaded with dangerous toxins. Mamavation’s Guide to Safe…