You've heard it before - it's healthier to enjoy smaller meals, more frequently throughout the day. Its important that you select healthy snacks like fruits, veggies, yogurt, protein bars and nuts (pistachios have the fewest amount of calories). But after a while, we all crave something more, especially the kids. So how do you add a bit of spice and flavor into your snack routine? Try one of these homemade recipes. Goldfish Everyone loves the cheesy cracker taste of a goldfish, and ... Continue Reading
Delicious homemade snacks – for any time of day.
Purchase Easter basket goodies that aren’t dyed and plastic this year.
With Easter coming early this year, on March 31st , you may be starting to get your ideas together for your Easter Baskets. Easter is notorious for lots of candy, plastic toys, and artificially dyed snacks. However, Easter doesn't have to come at the expense of nutrition or eco-living. Here is what my children will find in their Easter baskets this year. NatureBox- Healthy Snacks NatureBox offers healthy and incredibly tasty snacks. This is one of my favorite food box subscriptions. The ... Continue Reading
Stay slim and motivated this winter season, and all through the year.
Instead of going into hibernation and hiding behind bulky sweaters during the cold winter months - why not adopt a new approach and find other ways to stay fit, get slim and be motivated despite the chill outside? These three tips will help you get (and stay) slim all year round. Snack Smart There are dozens of ways to snack smart, especially for 100 calories or less. The trick is to get the most of out of the flavor or texture of the food - which helps to eliminate further ... Continue Reading
Pregnancy cravings? Opt for a healthy weight gain with these nutritious snacks.
Pregnant, again. It really amazes me what women go through to have children. It is very easy to forget about all the negative things in pregnancy once you hold your baby for the first time. This was the case for me, at least.This being my second pregnancy, I am yet again reminded how long 9 months really lasts. I have dealt with morning sickness, fatigue, round ligament pain, ovarian cysts, and more recently heartburn, constipation, and sleepless nights. I've also noticed that my baby bump ... Continue Reading
Find tips for healthy snacks and snacking habits after school this fall.
I love to snack, just like my kids! It's only human to want some nourishment between meals. When looking for snacks this fall, remember that after school is the perfect time to recharge and keep your kids (and you) motoring along, nourished and ready for after school studying and activities. Here are some of my favorite tips to keep in mind when in between meal noshing: Go for healthy. Try granola-topped yogurt, celery or carrots, whole-grain toast or whole grain crackers, apples or oranges. ... Continue Reading