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Healthy Living

How to Keep Family Dinner Fun

Now that family meals are happening more than ever, learn how to keep family dinner fun and engaging day after day! This post was written in partnership with the FMI Foundation in support of Family Meals Month. As always, all opinions are my own. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Happy National Family Meals Month!…

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…

5 Heart-Healthy Foods & 30+ Recipes to Make with Them

February is all about love and what better way to show some to yourself than by enjoying heart-healthy foods and recipes! *Originally published February 2015. Updated February 2020* Pin this Post Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans suffer 1.5 million heart…

The Health Benefits of Tea

What better way to stay warm this winter than with a cup of hot tea. Find out the health benefits of tea and the best way to make your own cup. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Whatever your goals are for the New Year, they no doubt revolve around some element of self care….

10 Quick & Easy Healthy Weeknight Dinners

No more stressing about what to serve for dinner on busy days. Your nights just got easier with these 10 quick and easy healthy weeknight dinners the whole family will enjoy.  This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Whether it’s back to school season, the December rush of holidays leading up to the New Year, or…

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…

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…