Preferred Pizzas

There has been many different “ice breaker” sessions I’ve been in where they question to answer is: what’s your favorite food? I have a really hard time answering that question, for some reason. But recently, I’ve realized it must be pizza. And that would make sense because at least once a week it’s on myContinue reading “Preferred Pizzas”

food for thought: covid-19-related tasks

We are living in an unprecedented time; a time of uncertainty. worry. overwhelm. stress. confusion. You name it. During the next few challenging weeks (or months?) ahead I just want to reassure and provide validation that you can: take time to focus on your nutrition OR NOT. eating food that keeps you satisfied and contentContinue reading “food for thought: covid-19-related tasks”

how to: build an oatmeal bowl

I find myself often saying that – you do not need to eat foods that you don’t enjoy! Forcing yourself to eating something you do not like, is not worth the effort. Eat what you love, remember! It is important, of course though, to consider and to try to new foods, especially if you didn’tContinue reading “how to: build an oatmeal bowl”

go-to Greek yogurt bowls

With all the busy-ness in our lives, I can’t help but feel the need to focus & share some basic recipes that are truly simple & easy, while also being nutritious and also delicious! Because the truth is, you can collect all the cookbooks in the world (guilty, here), pin all the beautifully photographed recipesContinue reading “go-to Greek yogurt bowls”

simple banana-split like snack

Sometimes you just need a simple recipe. Something that requires little thought. Little effort. and few ingredients. Something that is energizing. filling. and satisfying. Enter this random snack I made the other day for my two year old and I on Saturday! It’s different enough to make you feel like you’re eating something different comparedContinue reading “simple banana-split like snack”

basic roasted brussels sprouts

I honestly don’t know why I’ve never officially given these their own post! They completely deserve it because this is my consistently go-to veg because it’s delicious (that’s first priority) and it’s versatile enough to accompany almost ANY meal! I not only make these almost nightly with my family meals, but I often bring themContinue reading “basic roasted brussels sprouts”

set your nutrition free

As we finish this last week of January I wanted to send a friendly reminder that – it’s ok if you aren’t into setting New Year’s resolutions but you may still feel the pressure to make dramatic goals and drastic changes this year It’s ok, too, if these past few weeks of 2020 haven’t startedContinue reading “set your nutrition free”

roasted cauliflower composed grain salad

I’m so ready for Thanksgiving. Anyone else? On the one hand I’m excited to have some cherished and quality time with my family, but on the other, I’m saddened and always amazed at how quickly time flies each year. Thanksgiving is an opportunity, I feel, to blend the old with the new. I strongly believeContinue reading “roasted cauliflower composed grain salad”

Nutrition Prevention for Colds + Flu

Since I’ve gone back to work (just since late July), I have lost track of the number of times my family has gotten sick. My girls have both had fevers, ear infections, colds, more fevers with then vomiting and many trips to the doctor along the way. My husband got sick for a full weekContinue reading “Nutrition Prevention for Colds + Flu”

Pumpkin Spice Applesauce

I’m learning the truth behind the saying that – one of life’s biggest stresses is changing jobs. The adjustment to change, the newness, the constant mental workload-  I realized i needed to refill my cup – so to speak- and for me that meant I was in need of a family outing. So last weekend, weContinue reading “Pumpkin Spice Applesauce”