Tahini Tuna Salad

I will admit it. I know how healthy tuna is for me but I get bored with it. Tuna Salad isn’t very exciting. Then I heard about a Lebanese style Tahini Tuna recipe. It lets me enjoy those omega-3 fatty acids without the mayonnaise or pickle juice. Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds…

Make Your Own Taco Seasoning

Tacos when made with lean organic beef or turkey can be a healthy and satisfying dinner for the whole family.   Pairing them with healthy toppings like vegetables and salsa adds nutrition, flavor, and color.  Watch out for that pre-packaged taco seasoning though.  Most contain high amounts of sodium and even some additives like MSG.…

The Crap Our Children Eat in the Cafeteria

It’s not a secret that I’m disgusted by what they pass off as “food” to our young children. Every Thursday, I volunteer the entire day in my son’s Kindergarten class and every Thursday I eat lunch with the students and my son. Most of the time, I pack a lunch for myself and my son,…

Black Bean and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen wah’) is one of my favorite foods to cook with because it’s highly versatile, and a great substitute for pasta for celiacs because it’s gluten-free. It’s also very nutritious, has all 8 essential amino acids, is high in protein, and a source of zinc, copper, manganese, magnesium, vitamin E, and folic acid.…

Apple and Thyme Porkchops

I have never been a big fan of porkchops. They were either too dry, breaded and oily or just tasted kinda, “meh”. Well, until I found this porkchop recipe. Bursting with flavors, this chop won’t need a lot of extra salt, a can of anything and you won’t even miss the breading. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column…

Herbed Meatballs Recipe

Part of living a healthy lifestyle is being prepared.  Since life throws us constant curveballs, it’s a good idea to have some healthy meal options on standby for those crazy days.  Meatballs are great to make ahead and freeze.  You can pull them out and heat them in a pinch.  Serve with marinara or bbq…

Top 17 Dietitians You Can Count On in Social Media

When it comes to nutrition, advice can be all over the place. I’ve also noticed some Dietitians can be all over social media for engagement purposes to help people and others, not so much. So I’ve compiled a list of Dietitians that I think are very engaging, welcoming, honest, and people we can trust. Make…

Nourish What Counts Quaker Oats Party with Bob Harper

February is Heart Health month. Did you know that 42 million women in the United States are living with cardiovascular disease? Your heart is the vehicle that drives your body everyday. That “thump thump thump” in your chest is your heart valves closing. They determine your lifespan and as moms, we all want to live…

Easy Turkey Chili Recipe

It’s 5 pm and you have nothing planned for dinner, what do you do?  Grab some fast food?  How about making your own fast food that is healthy and delicious?  This chili recipe is easy enough to throw together in 30 minutes, and the whole family will love it.  Keep the ingredients on hand for…