Treat Or Snack? A Vocab Lesson

Although my kids are now in high school, the first days of school always make me a bit nostalgic for when they were younger and I was more involved in their day to day studies.  One of my favorite activities with them was vocabulary. I’ve always loved words and their meanings and the interesting nuances […]

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Eating…According To Your Genes!

Have you ever wondered why different diets or eating patterns get results for some people, and not others? Well that is because of our different genotypes, or genetic makeup, that determine how our bodies metabolize nutrients, which forms of exercise we excel at, or what type of diet helps with weight management. Genetic testing for nutrition and exercise […]

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Easy & Customizable energy bars: save money and boost nutrition!

These are so delicious it’s hard to believe they are good for you. If you are like my family and spend too much money on packaged energy bars such as Kind, Cliff, Luna, or Lara, you may want to try to whip up your own. I know what you’re thinking—won’t this take hours and dirty […]

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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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