Fish Kids Will Actually Eat

I have a confession to make: my children don’t eat fish. When my daughters were little, they ate fish pretty well. I would serve salmon, tilapia, and they would at least eat a little. Somewhere along the line, things went south and neither of them would eat cooked fish. Oh sure, they both love sushi and will gobble up salmon, yellowtail and eel at a restaurant, but my budget does not allow for sushi the twice per week that is recommended that we all eat fish. Continue reading

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Back to School Lunches: Part 2

Last week, I gave you some ideas of ways to add protein to your child’s lunch box. Including some high fiber foods is important because these foods also have many other important nutrients that growing children need. All parents know how frustrating it is when those fruit and veggies you packed come home uneaten, so making them appealing is so important. Here are some ideas for how to do that.

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Back To School Lunches: Part 1

Where has the summer gone?! Just a few weeks ago I was making a video about healthy snacks for family travel and now it’s time to jump back into the routine of school and packing healthy lunches. Start the year off right with some healthy and easy lunches that are sure to please. Here is Part 1 of what to pack in your child’s lunch box. Continue reading

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Healthy Snacks for Travel

Who’s ready to take a trip? When you’re packing, don’t forget to bring along some snacks for the journey. Being prepared is the easiest way to fuel yourself and stay healthy even when you’re not at home. Check out this video I made of some of my favorite healthy snacks for travel that I brought along on my recent flight across the country. Continue reading

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When Is The Best Time To Exercise, Part 2

Last week I gave you 2 answers to one of the most frequent questions I hear from clients: “When is the best time to exercise?”. This week I give you 2 more answers to this question. I would love to hear your thoughts about this and what works best for you. Continue reading

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When Is The Best Time to Exercise?

One of the most frequent questions I hear from people about exercise is: when is the best time to exercise? There’s a lot to this question, and this week I give you 2 answers (check back next week for part 2!): Continue reading

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Time to Grill Pizza

Today’s post is by our guest blogger, Jennifer Hopkins.

Summer is officially here and that means it’s time to whip out the grill and start eating fresh! Usually when you think of grilling, pizza isn’t the first dish that comes to mind. However, this recipe that I have provided is yummy, healthy and perfect for the entire family to participate in! Continue reading

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Fish for the Whole Family

Fish is back in the news. The FDA and the EPA recently recommended that women who are pregnant or breast-feeding and young children eat at least two servings of fish or seafood every week.  Many people have avoided fish because of fears of high mercury levels. However, there are so many varieties of seafood with low levels of mercury that it is easy to find seafood to fit the bill. What may be more difficult is finding ways of preparing fish that the whole family will enjoy. Continue reading

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Best Car Snacks for Traveling

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner and that means the start of the summer travel season! Whether your family is taking a short trip to get away or you will be driving for multiple days, it is important to have some good, healthy snacks on hand.  Continue reading

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3 Best Kitchen Gadgets

This week I’m featuring my first ever video blog! Learn the 3 best kitchen tools for under $15 that will make meal prep easier and tastier.

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