Category: Healthy Eating

Why I don’t believe in Counting Calories

I get so many questions about calories and about the proper ratio of carbohydrates to protein to fat. The truth is, I don’t believe in counting calories and I don’t think you should either. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve done my share of counting calories. Over the years, I bought into many...

Homemade Almond Butter

I get so many questions about nut butter … what do you use? Is peanut butter good for me? How can I choose a good nut butter for my family? I’m a huge fan of nut butter and it is definitely a staple in our home. We spread it on toast and...

homemade larabars

Homemade Larabars

Homemade Larabars have become a staple in our diet, and these homemade Snickerdoodle Larabars are one of our favorite varieties. They come together with just a few ingredients and are so quick and easy to make. My boys pack one in their lunch boxes every day, and often grab one for a healthy on...

Avocado Toast

Avocado toast. I love everything about it. It’s delicious, quick and easy to make, is loaded with nutrients, and is a perfect meal or snack at any time of day. Best of all, it’s a snack that kids can make on their own. What’s not to love?!? You and your kids...

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! My boys haven’t arrived home from school yet, so I don’t have a Halloween photo to share. But I love this tag I found on the kale I purchased at Whole Foods this morning and had to share it with you. I was out of kale and didn’t have...