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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

| December 8, 2014 | 24 Comments

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter […]

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Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘Tis the season of cookies, treats and candies, but don’t forget to dig into good-for-you snacks too like apples. This post is sponsored by Ambrosia™ apples, but all opinions are my own. In our kitchen, there’s always fruit to snack on. Between bowls on the tables and more in the fridge, I love seeing the kids […]

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Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

| October 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Looking for some beefy inspiration for dinner tonight? These 18 beef recipes and some tips will help make dinnertime easy. This post was sponsored by The Beef Checkoff Program via The Motherhood, but all opinions are my own. A perfectly grilled steak. Some roasted asparagus. Maybe a baked potato dressed with cheddar and bacon. There’s […]

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Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

| June 10, 2014 | 88 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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