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I’m trying my hardest to stay on the healthy train for 2012, keeping to my new year’s goals. So this week’s feature is all about healthy, 6 yummy and healthy recipes I chose from the M&T Spotlight! **Next week: I’ll be featuring Sewing Projects. Share your projects over at the Spotlight! Cilantro Lime Tilapia Tacos […]

Our family has been on the healthy eating train for almost 2 months, hooray! I’ve been trying really hard to make dinner with vegetables or a salad, helping get in our greens. After talking to a friend of mine about how she helps her kids eat healthier food, she shared a super cool tip with […]

“And I don’t eat meat cause I’m a veterinarian,” sayeth a ditzy blonde on what I recall being a teaser ad for HBO in the late 80s. Back then I was just beginning my conscious eating quest. I remember taking a bite of hamburger at age 12 and thinking, “I don’t ever need to eat […]

Working Out or Eating Healthy. Am I right? Well, both are on my list this year and I’m gearing up to stay on the “workout train” for longer than a few weeks! Here’s a few things helping me stay on track to healthy town. Image source Working Out The Gym: I have a gym membership, […]

Or aka, “Why You Shouldn’t Trust Oprah.” Read on. I recently did a call for recipes on my food blog, asking people to share their favorite recipes using beans. A lovely reader named Anne shared a very simple and intriguing recipe, Black Bean Brownies. It caught my attention. I emailed her, got a few details, […]

It is heating up outside and that means we are cooling down our meals. We have been eating a lot of salads lately. Salads are perfect for lunch, dinner, and great side dishes to take to summer parties. This tomato artichoke orzo salad is easy, light, and full of flavor. Orzo is an Italian pasta […]

Erin from 5 Dollar Dinners has just come out with a new cookbook that is a must have for feeding your family on a budget. I was given a copy of The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook to read and review, and I love it. Easy and yummy meals for just $5 each! To make all […]

For me, 2010 is the year of the mind, body, and soul. Even my milk jug lid knows it’s going to be a good year as I found this image the other morning for breakfast! Below I’m making some resolutions in each of those areas, along with a few links to go with them. Mind: […]

Creating a Good Green Salad

by Lindsey on September 30, 2009

(Mixed greens with strawberries, cashews, feta, and chicken.) I never thought I liked salad because all I ever saw when I was growing up was insipid iceberg lettuce, dry preshredded carrots and gloppy ranch dressing. Now that kind of salad has its place, just not in my kitchen.  Salad can be much more adventurous and […]

Guest Post by Andrea Garen of Meals Matter. Children who eat nutritious foods do better in school, but coming up with healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that children will actually eat can be a challenge for many parents. The key is to balance nutrition with your children’s personal taste by getting them involved in the back-to-school […]

Healthy Snacks for Kids

by Marie on February 25, 2009

Head on over to one of my favorite food blogs This Week For Dinner to read more about one of my family’s favorite snacks. These little yummy green things are super healthy and tasty too! Can you guess what they are? Come find out.

As I’m one week into my family’s Biggest Loser Contest, my body is going through withdrawals. I’ve gone from eating all day long and anything I wanted, down to 3 healthy meals and 2-3 snacks in between. I’ve cut back on the fats and trying to have better portion control. And to be honest, I’m […]

Today’s Giveaway is helping to keep our kids eating healthy. Amy, from Super Healthy Kids is full of ideas for eating right. Check out her blog to keep up to date with fun recipes and other food ideas for healthy eating. Super Healthy Kids features this fantastic Healthy Habits Plate. It has 3 portioned sized […]

What is Portion Control?

by Marie on March 24, 2008

There are two words not used in my current vocabulary: Portion Control. I have none of it. Especially now as I am pregnant, I eat a lot. Every pregnancy I have been able shovel, I mean shovel, food into my mouth. It is a sight to see. Once my “morning sickness” goes away, I am […]

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