Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Nothing would make me happier than waking up to a buffet of omelets, pancakes, cereal, fruit, coffee, and juices. But what if there was a healthier drink alternative – one that provided protein, calcium and Vitamin D? That’s where Silk® Fruit & Protein comes in. Silk Fruit & Protein is a delicious fruit juice blend that serves up a tangy-sweet blend of juices along with 5 grams of nourishing protein that the entire family will love. It ... Continue Reading
Enjoy Silk Fruit & Protein as part of a healthy breakfast alternative to juice.
That 100% fruit juice drink isn’t just juice from a fruit.
Many parents feel they are offering their children a nutritious beverage when they head to the juice aisle of the grocery store. Looking down the aisle you see many products touting that they are "100% Fruit Juice". This seems a healthy choice, right? Fruit is great for children, so why not 100% fruit products? Sadly, when you reach for the 100% fruit product you may not be getting exactly what you intended. What is 100% Fruit Juice? This question may seem silly on the surface. Of course ... Continue Reading
Five tricks for making the most of your ice-cube tray.
Move over ice, there’s a new cube in town! Busy moms know that the secret to success in the kitchen is making the most of the time, money and supplies you have – and who doesn’t have a few ice cubes trays in the freezer? With a little ingenuity, these simple kitchen tools can do a whole lot more than just cool down your favorite cola. Store your leftovers. You may already do this in big batches, but it’s also a great way to use up the vegetable odds and ends in the kitchen so they ... Continue Reading
Spinach smoothies packed with enough fruity flavor your family won’t know they’re going green.
Popeye was on to something. Spinach is loaded with all sorts of green goodness such as calcium, iron, vitamin, magnesium, manganese, potassium, vitamin A, folate, vitamin B2, and vitamin B6. So why don't we eat more of it? Well, as a general rule, spinach isn’t exactly popular, especially with the younger generation. Enter the spinach smoothie. It sounds gross but if you add enough fruit, you'll never taste it. The following are a few different smoothie recipes to get in a daily ... Continue Reading
Fun ways to add juice to your diet and incorporate super foods and vegetables.
I was introduced to juice and juicing by the film, Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. Though I was not fat, sick, or nearly dead I was facing a big nutritional gap in my diet. I was definitely not consuming enough veggies. But how to incorporate it? I started juicing. And here's how you can start too. Find a Juicer! When you look into a juicer you will notice there are hundreds of different brands and styles to choose from. For my husband and I, we chose an inexpensive juicer from Wal-Mart. It cost ... Continue Reading