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5 Snacks for a Balanced Break

Take a break in your day and enjoy a snack that balances taste and nutrition and will keep you satisfied between meals.    This post is sponsored by Sargento Foods. I was compensated for my time and received samples of their Balanced Breaks snacks. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest and my own. I don’t know about you, but…

Movie Snacks

Disclosure: I am a media spokesperson for Frito Lay. As you saw yesterday, the calories, fat, and sodium in movie theater popcorn will do much more harm than good. And the candy at the counter is no better — the sizes are too big and filled with way too much sugar. So here you are, left wondering what you should…

5 Reasons to Eat More Canned Beans & 35+ Recipes to Try

Canned beans are healthy, versatile, convenient, delicious, and add so much value to meals. Find out why you should be eating more of them and how to make that happen!  This post was written in partnership with Bush Brothers. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and, as always, all opinions are my own. Do you…

Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup with Cranberry Coulis

Parsnip pear soup is sweet and savory, creamy without the cream, and a nutritious and delicious addition to a fall or winter meal. Make it on the stovetop or in the Instant Pot. Garnish with tart cranberry coulis for a pop of color and festivity. *Originally published in 2014. Updated in 2020* I love soup. I eat soup all year…

Veggie Quinoa Bites

Gluten-free and nut-free Veggie Quinoa Bites are packed with protein and fiber, making them a perfect addition to your children’s lunchbox. *Originally posted August 2014. Updated September 2020. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Back to School Meal Prep This time of year is especially crazy with the summer winding down and getting the kids…

Healthy Pantry Meals for the Family

Take meal planning off your to-do list and choose from a week’s worth of easy and healthy pantry meals your whole family will enjoy. This post was written in partnership with USA Pulses. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. This page also contains affiliate links. See below for…

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – Tips & Recipes for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Pin this Post *Originally published November 2016. Updated November 2019* Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up…

Your Ultimate Guide to Back to School Meal Planning

Get ready for back to school meal planning with these healthy and fun recipes, meal ideas, and tips for kids of all ages. Pin this Post *Originally published September 2017. Updated August 2019* After a speedy summer, it’s time once again to head back to school! With the rush to buy notebooks, crayons, markers, and new backpacks, we almost forget…

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers

Refreshing watermelon and mint complement salty feta in this sweet and savory pairing, that’s a perfect easy, healthy, and flavorful appetizer for a summer party.   Pin this Recipe It’s hard to believe (especially because the weather doesn’t feel like it), but the month of May is almost over and with Memorial Day a week away we’re about to start…

35+ Healthy & Delicious Spring Recipes

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with this spring recipe roundup, featuring over 30 recipes made with asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more! Pin this Spring Recipe Roundup There is nothing like the feeling of spring, when the weather warms up, flowers start to bloom, and the sun starts shining longer! And even better than all of that (at…

How to Encourage Healthy Eating In Kids

Feeding kids is tough work, but these ten tips to encourage healthy eating in kids can make it easier and maybe even a little fun! Pin this Post This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Feeding kids healthy and well-balanced meals is hard work – it takes time, effort, resources, and a lot of love. There may…