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Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

| June 10, 2014 | 85 Comments

Leggings. Jeans. Black pants. Repeat. That was my uniform for more than a year. After putting on more pounds than I care to remember, nothing fit and I just felt … gross. But while 2013 was about refinding joy in life, 2014 is about thriving — and that includes taking better care of myself. So […]

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Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

| January 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Morning (or lunchtime!) eggs get a delicious makeover in this Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon. Quick, easy and delicious, this skinny recipe is so satisfying. This was developed for Jones Dairy Farm. Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. (Yes, my hand is up!) It’s among […]

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Introducing Good Food Made Simple

Introducing Good Food Made Simple

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Good Food Made Simple. All opinions are my own. A recent survey conducted by Good Food Made Simple revealed that only 35 percent of people (well, at least among those surveyed) read the ingredients list on packages every time they buy something. And of that 35 percent, […]

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Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

| January 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Last week, as I was digging into my lunch and reading through some interesting links I’ve opened earlier in my browser, I happened upon a Prevention Magazine story about Superfoods for 2014. Every year, different nutritionists and groups like to share what they believe will be the hottest healthy foods of the year. In the […]

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New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for a delicious morning smoothie to kick off your healthy habits? Strawberries, coconut water and yogurt combine in this smoothie that’s topped off with toasted coconut. It’s a great way to start the day. Get the recipe for Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies on Momtastic.  

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

| September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for a Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie was created for Yoplait. All opinions are my own. Will and Paige are very independent. Most school days, Will rises with his alarm, gets his own breakfast and then gets himself ready for school. Paige usually wakes up just before Will gets on […]

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Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup (Gluten-Free Recipes for People With Diabetes Cookbook)

Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup (Gluten-Free Recipes for People With Diabetes Cookbook)

| September 16, 2013 | 8 Comments

This post about an Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY.   A few weeks ago, one of my college friends came to visit. Over the course of the day, we got coffees, had lunch and caught up on life. One thing she told me surprised me though: my […]

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Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnic Pasta Salad

| July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Pack up this perfect quick and easy recipe for Picnic Pasta Salad — an easy on-the-go meal. It’s great for brown bagged work and school lunches too. With August rapidly approaching, I feel like we have passed a major hurdle. We’ve made it through two big heatwaves, and I have managed to (knock on wood) […]

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Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

| June 26, 2013 | 3 Comments

My cousins have an organic farm, and for years we’ve gotten most of our veggies there every summer. We look forward to their amazing eggs, their huge heirloom tomatoes and their wonderful variety of greens every summer. But despite the fact that some years they grow garlic, I had to get my garlic scapes elsewhere. […]

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