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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Dinner on the Run

Busy moms, you know that spring sports and activities season is in full swing and that means less time for family dinners. Do you find yourself getting take-out more often than you’d like lately? Never fear, here are some tips to ensure healthy dinners every night, even when your family is on the run. Continue reading

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Cuckoo for Coconut!

Today’s article is by Melanie Beers, a dietetic intern from the University of Delaware Distance Internship program.

It seems that new coconut products are all over store shelves these days.  It has been heavily debated whether coconut products are a healthy or unhealthy addition to the diet.  Let’s take a look at the facts… Continue reading

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Bowl of Goodness

My family recently went on vacation. The hotel at which we stayed had a lovely breakfast buffet each morning. My favorite item was these small little bowls filled with what looked to be granola, fruit and nuts mixed with dairy. On our last morning of vacation, I asked our server what was in the little bowls, which my daughters had taken to calling “bowls of goodness”. It was museli, a mixture of oats, skim milk, yogurt and honey. After several rounds of trial and error, I hit upon a recipe that is very similar to the vacation bowls of goodness. Continue reading

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Product Review: MySuperSnacks

I was recently sent some samples of a new soft granola snack, MySuperSnack. These soft granola bites come in resealable packages and are manufactured by MySuperFoods, a company created by 2 moms that “is committed to providing all natural, healthy, nutrient dense foods for children.”

What mother of young children wouldn’t want an on-the-go snack that is actually healthy and natural? With that in mind, I plied several children with the snacks in return for their opinions and inspected the ingredient list and nutrition information myself. Did they make the cut for taste and nutrition?

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Superbowl Party Time!

Planning a Superbowl party? Here in Baltimore, it will be a big celebration. Try some of these healthier (and some Ravens themed!) foods at your party this year. Go Ravens! shutterstock_65685271

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