Healthy Living

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…

DIY Sausage & Hot Dog Slider Bar

Have a little DIY fun at your next backyard barbecue by adding a sausage and hot dog slider bar with all the fixings! Pin this Post This post was written in partnership with The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) a contractor of the Beef Checkoff. As always, I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and all…

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…

What You Should Know About the Flexitarian Diet

Pin this Post Trying to include more plant-based foods into your diet but still want to enjoy an occasional burger or bowl of chicken soup? The Flexitarian Diet may be for you! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. An emphasis on plant-based foods continues to be on trend this year – some people are even…

What You Should Know About the Keto Diet

Pin this Post Looking to start a diet in the new year? Check out my keto diet review with the pros, cons, and bottom line of this trendy diet. Happy New Year! And diet season. I know at least a handful of people who started a new diet on January 2nd, and I know I’m not alone. Results from an…

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Pin this Guide Four easy ways to avoid holiday weight gain while still enjoying everything the holidays have to offer! Holiday parties are in full effect and so are all the extra treats that come along with them. Whether you’re feasting on potato latkes, eggnog, or Christmas cookies galore, you don’t need to be a victim of year-end holiday weight…

How to Segment and Enjoy Grapefruit

Pin this Post Brighten up your winter and learn how to pick, segment, and enjoy sweet, delicious red Texas grapefruit. This post was sponsored by Winter Sweetz Texas Red Grapefruits as part of an ongoing partnership. 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….

Holiday Gift Ideas for Feeding a Family

Pin this Holiday Gift Guide Need a last minute holiday gift? Here are some of my favorite holiday gift ideas for feeding a family! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Boy am I late to the party! Hanukkah is already here and Christmas is just a few weeks away, and just now I’m sharing a…

How to Have a Healthier Halloween

Pin this Healthy Halloween Guide Have fun and stress less with this guide to a sweet, spooky, and healthier Halloween! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Every October kids are filled with excitement over what costumes they’re going to wear and how much candy they’ll collect for Halloween. Parents, on the other hand, are often…

5 Important Nutrients for Plant-Based Babes + Red Lentil Meatballs

Pin this Post Following a plant-based diet? Make sure your kids get the nutrients they need. Here are 5 important nutrients for plant-based babies, plus a delicious baby-friendly recipe for red lentil meatballs. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. This is a guest post by Whitney English Tabaie MS, RDN and Alexandra Caspero MA, RDN,…

40+ Recipes that Boost Flavor with Herbs and Spices

Pin these Flavor-Boosting Recipes Thanks to herbs and spices, these 40+ flavor-boosting recipes are nutritious and delicious without lots of added sodium, fat and calories! Adding flavor to food can be fun and simple and doesn’t have to involve increased calories, unhealthy fat, added sugar, and sodium. I love cooking with herbs and spices – they’re an easy and healthy…