It seems everywhere we turn, there's another article touting the health benefits of spices. They've been around for thousands of years but the recent popularity of more "natural" health remedies and whole foods has made the health benefits of spices a subject on shows like Dr. Oz and in health magazines and internet articles. Not only are spices loaded with health benefits, they are tasty and can add a gourmet flare to any meal. While they aren't known to cure illnesses, science and ... Continue Reading
Add a bit of spice to your next dish – for taste and health benefits too!
Yummy applesauce recipes – including easy applesauce and cinnamon muffins and applesauce cake.
Getting your kids ready for school and out the door can sometimes be a daunting task. I am always looking for easy, healthy, and tasty breakfast recipes. This applesauce and cinnamon muffin recipe is extremely simple and incredibly delicious. Applesauce is a staple in our household. With three under the age of five, there is always someone needing or wanting a snack. Applesauce is the perfect choice because it's nutritious and all kids seem to love it. Since I normally have an overabundance ... Continue Reading
Don’t stress over your holiday hosting and entertaining with these few easy steps to simplify the evening.
With all the holiday festivities this time of year, it’s easy to get bogged down in the details. Between the office party circuit and informal get-togethers with family and friends, the holiday season can become a blur. Not only do you have to get you and your family’s schedule in order for all the events, you probably have a few soirees to host yourself. To make the most of your time, here are few ways to make hosting during the holidays less time-consuming and more fun: Go ... Continue Reading
Prevent the spread of germs in your home and at school with these 6 easy steps.
The back to school season is full of excitement, new school supplies, new clothes, meeting new friends and teachers. It's also a time of busier schedules and after school activities. Classrooms filled with kids, an abundance of shared surfaces and less fresh air offer the right environment for sharing germs. Take time this Fall to teach your kids some good habits while sharing the excitement of a new year to make it a healthy season for you and your family. I'm glad I can say that even though ... Continue Reading