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…