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Menu Plan Monday: Week of August 10, 2015

Healthy lunch box ideas, links to love, and recipes to keep you cooking in August Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend. We had beautiful weather and a pretty relaxing couple of days – at least as relaxing as it can be with two 3 1/2 year olds running around wreaking havoc everywhere you turn. I really don’t understand why…

Menu Plan Monday: Week of September 1, 2014

Labor Day has come and gone, the summer is unofficially over, and most kids around here are heading back to school this week and next. If you’ve been to the supermarket recently, you may have noticed that despite the humid temps, the produce pickings are changing and your summer favorites are more expensive and less available than just a few…

Menu Plan Monday: Week of August 25, 2014

We still have another couple of weeks before school starts in our neighborhood, but with Labor Day weekend coming up and most children already back to school this week, summer is pretty much at its end. Before you pack the school lunch boxes with the same old sandwich, check out my protein-packed Veggie & Bean Quinoa Bites, this month’s Recipe ReDux….

5 Nutrition Tips for Back to School

I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. Believe it or not, it’s almost time for kids to head back to school, and that means families need to start thinking about what they’re going to feed their children to best fuel their bodies and brains throughout the school day. In an effort to simplify…