Ahh the good ol’ peanut butter and jelly days. I love PB&Js because they remind me of grade school field trips, picnics with friends, and camping with my family. This Peanut Butter and Berry Jam Overnight Oats recipe is a play off of the classic PB&J, but instead of using a store-bought spread (typically packed […]
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Time for a healthy twist on a classic with cranberry orange carrot cookies. I love this recipe because it incorporates fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seasonal spices and has less fat than your traditional cookie. We all want to sneak veggies into sweets without it tasting like veggies. That’s why carrots are perfect because they […]
Anyone else feel like life is just a bit too busy sometimes? I know lately I’ve found myself running from place to place, working late nights, and sleeping a little less than I should. During the weekdays, it’s easy to get caught up in the madness and not take time to nourish our bodies with […]
Successful weight loss program or just another fad? This is the question I was sought out to answer by giving this program a try with a free week trial. Weight Watchers has been around for more than 50 years with over one million active users. It is a program that many of my friends and family have discussed with me. Since nutrition is my field of study, people are always asking for my opinion on the program.
It’s summertime and that means it’s the perfect time to blend up a delicious, fresh smoothie! Even if you’re a leafy green hater, this recipe might just make you love them! This basic smoothie template is one that I’ve used at several cooking demonstrations and have surprising turned green smoothie skeptics into believers. The mix […]
Instead of a new diet (see my other recent blog posts where I tried out different trending diets), this week I focused on trying a way of life for some individuals. Since May 2018, nearly 40,000 Americans participant in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the new name for food stamps. What is the SNAP […]