November 10, 2019

Some people call chocolate the food of the gods. Well, I'd say those people are right, ha! Not only is chocolate delicious, it can also be a nutritious element to a balanced diet. But is it everything it's cracked up to be? I explain below.

The nutrients in cocoa as wel...

August 1, 2019

Tuna is the most common fish consumed in the US but the number 1 source of mercury. Learn what fish to eat, how to reduce contaminants in your fish and an easy recipe everyone will love.

August 20, 2018

Goodbye summer, hello school year! Now that my kids are back in school (with a drop-off time of 7:15am!), everyone in the house needs quick and easy breakfast options (ahem... that are healthy. As you can imagine, my kids don't know what Pop-Tarts are). Enter >...

February 18, 2018

Another burst of color and nutrition for you today! Check out my first recipe and blog in this rainbow series - Superpower Orange Smoothie

To ensure these recipes are both healthy and delicious, each rainbow smoothie will have the following:

  • veggies for all th...

February 5, 2018

I've been inspired by all the unique, vibrant and beautiful smoothie pictures on food blogs and instagram lately. I decided it was time to use my imagination and nutrition knowledge to develop a rainbow series of smoothies (and salads in the future) so that everyone ca...

January 20, 2018

The new year often brings promise of more....hope, love, growth, health. Not to worry if you set New Years resolutions and have already "fallen short." Pick yourself right back up and keep going. I've learned to look for the lessons and the positives along the journey...

November 19, 2017

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Introducing the yummiest, fluffiest, healthiest, most wholesome cornbread recipe you'll ever eat! It pales in comparison to any of the other dairy, wheat and egg-filled cornbreads I've tried. I even converted my non-cornbread loving husba...

September 16, 2017

As fall and cooler temperatures slowly start to descend upon us (even for those of us in Texas - yay!), warm, comforting soup starts sounding very appealing. >>> Enter creamy tomato basil soup. I wasn't a fan of this soup as a child, but it was my sister's favorite. My...

August 10, 2017

Tart foods call my name... like we go way, way back. Giant dill pickles, sourdough bread and strawberry rhubarb pies are fond food memories synonymous with my childhood. To this day, strawberry rhubarb pie is still one of my most favorite desserts - it's the perfect bl...

April 8, 2017

Dewberry picking is my kind of fun! Chock full of vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and an abundant sweet tart flavor, this may just become your new favorite fruit! Check out the Texas Wild Plant and Food Foragers for a meet up near you!

Since I am keenly aware of how det...

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