Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins – YUMMY!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins – YUMMY!

In our house Sunday mornings are the only day that we truly have time to make and enjoy a nice breakfast together and I take full advantage.  The kids and I are always searching for new breakfast recipes and experimenting with something new on Sunday mornings. ...
Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Have you tried overnight oats before?  I have to admit when I first heard of eating cold oats I wasn’t overwhelmed with anticipation.  However I am always looking for quick, filling and healthy new breakfast ideas so I gave it a try.  That was a year ago and...
Lime & Cilantro Burrito Bowls

Lime & Cilantro Burrito Bowls

This is my newest recipe that actually started as an experiment:).  My kids wanted tacos and I had no tortillas on hand. I find it difficult to purchase tortillas anyway.  Many of the whole grain versions are loaded with “extra” ingredients.  I have found...
Wholesome Hors d’ oeuvres for Your Summer Party

Wholesome Hors d’ oeuvres for Your Summer Party

Last Friday night my friend Jenna and I hosted a mom’s night out in Jenna’s home with some delicious whole food hors d’ oeuvres that I wanted to share with you. Jenna and I have been busy planning our series of healthy cooking classes that we will be launching this fall, but more about that later in an upcoming post.

Roasted Squash and Zucchini

Roasted Squash and Zucchini

Roasting is a quick and easy way to add some pizazz to plain everyday vegetables. This recipe for roasted squash and zucchini is a healthy side dish that is quick enough for busy nights and flavorful enough to impress your dinner guests. Thyme and garlic give these veggies a burst of flavor and best of all it’s ready in less than 25 minutes.

Speed Eaters Beware – A Lesson in Chewing

Speed Eaters Beware – A Lesson in Chewing

Mastication, otherwise known as chewing is the process by which food is crushed and ground by the teeth.  By now we all know that we need to chew our food, but it’s how and how long we chew that has a large impact on our health.  Speed eaters beware! Chewing...
Why Water is SO Important in Your Daily Diet

Why Water is SO Important in Your Daily Diet

Did you know that over half of our body is made up of water?  Water plays an essential role in our bodily functions and is vital to good health. Drinking sufficient amounts of water on a daily basis is one of the single most impactful changes that you can make to...