I am eagerly anticipating spring. I do miss the luxury of walking out into the garden to pick our fresh herbs and veggies for the day as I describe in this post, The Garden Bounty. Until then, I rely on some hardy herbs that survived the snow, local farmer's markets and organic produce from the grocery … Continue reading Lentil Noodles with Veggie Sauce (Grain and dairy free)
I love making frittatas for lunch because they are delicious cold (in the lunchbox) or warm (at home). Considering my tag line...every bite counts. Frittatas fit that bill perfectly. Leave out the cheese, sausage and bacon! Instead pack it full of antioxidants and polyphenols found in red onions, garlic and herbs! EGGCELENT EGGS! Make sure you … Continue reading Butternut Squash and Veggie Frittata (dairy free)
Consider the power of knowledge and how it can steer your choices. Think about how your lifestyle and behavior choices can determine whether you succumb to chronic illness or stop it before it happens. Raising children is no easy task, trust me I know. Being a mom is a HUGE job! Never in my wildest … Continue reading Real Food Choice: The power of knowledge
There are days that every meal goes amazingly well. Where the girls are thrilled with everything on their plates and the boys eat without hesitation. And...there are days when it takes a little more encouragement or mom trickery to get them to eat. Those are definitely the days when it would be easier to appease … Continue reading Mealtime resistance…don’t give up!