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LunchBox Lesson 2: Fuel Up with Whole Grains

Welcome to Lesson 2 of Lunchbox Lessons, Fuel Up with Whole Grains! Don’t forget to download LunchBox Lessons and the Lunchbox Checklist.   Fuel up your child’s lunchbox this year w/ #wholegrains! #healthykids #lunchboxlessons Click To Tweet What are Whole Grains? The Whole Grain Council is THE resource for information on whole grains. They define whole grains in accordance […]

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Grilled Bulgogi Rice Bowls {The Recipe Redux}

Our summer is winding down. It’s been a busy and hot summer, but I am ready to get back to a routine. What does a routine look like for you? For me it’s school, Scouts, after school sports, gym time, volunteering, homework, and planning meals. Wow! Seeing that in black and white feels a little […]

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Back to School Lunch Box Lesson 1: Pack Up Protein & Protein Power Kabobs

School is back in session! It’s time to break out those lunch boxes. Moms and dads everywhere strive to get their kids healthy choices inside these little boxes, but frustration eventually sets in. I know it does for me. You can find me wandering aimlessly around the grocery store looking for something new, different and […]

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10 Foods Nutrition Experts Want You to Stop Ignoring at the Grocery Store

Have you had your fill of people telling you about the “worst foods” you can eat or the “foods you should avoid”? The internet is filled with “health gurus” with no background in nutrition or health. It is really important to get your nutrition advice from someone who actually studied nutrition in school for years […]

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{Recipe} Try Pico de Gallo With This Secret Ingredient

Do you buy all your produce at the grocery store or do you go to farmers market or participate in a CSA? You may do both. This month’s Recipe Redux is about using farmers market finds or produce fresh from your own garden. Where I live fresh produce is a big deal, it’s actually celebrated […]

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You’re Invited to a BERRY BASH!

Disclosure: This post is in association with the US Highbush Blueberry Council. Hello, July! I missed you, and I am excited you are here. It’s National Blueberry Month! Celebrating nature’s little blue dynamos are a perfect fit for me. I have loved blueberries for as long as I can remember. Low in calories, full of […]

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Elsa’s Frozen Blueberry Snowballs

Do you wanna build a snowman? I do! Right now! It’s so hot, Olaf would be melting in my house! We don’t have the luxury of air conditioning in the country we live in. Don’t get me started on how it’s 2015 and I have to suffer through 100 degree heat when AC has been […]

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Semi Homemade Berry Pie Cakes

Nothing says lovin’ from the oven like a pie! Pie is actually my favorite dessert. I get one for my birthday instead of cake. So when I discovered this month’s Recipe Redux to be pie, I was naturally excited. I am a traditional pie flavor kinda girl. Berry pies are my favorite. My family is […]