Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tips for Empowering Your Kids to Make Healthy Food Choices

kids healthy choices

It’s important to maintain an ongoing nutrition dialogue with your kids. Sometimes we take for granted that our kids understand what it means to make healthy food choices consistently. Make sure you’re on the same page as your kids when it comes to healthy living. Try to get them involved in the process of food preparation. [...]

Quick Oatmeal Cookies

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oatmeal cookies

These ultra-thin, lace-like oatmeal cookies are quick and easy to throw together – no electric mixer necessary. The fennel seeds add a unique flavor twist to these cookies. It’s this anise flavor, in my opinion, that makes these cookies taste so good. But feel free to experiment with whatever spices strike your fancy. Add chopped nuts [...]

Eggs – Are They Healthy?

egg yolk

Are you someone that only eats the egg white and throws away the egg yolk because of the fat or cholesterol? Is it okay to eat eggs every day? Read on to find out. Eggs with the yolk are healthy for you! They are rich in quality protein, vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients such [...]

Chickpea Burgers

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garbanzo beans

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are high in protein, fiber, folate, and iron. One cup of chickpeas has about 12.5 grams of fiber! Ground up, chickpeas taste great as a burger. This is one of my favorite (and my kids’ favorite) quick and easy dinners. Serve the burgers on sprouted whole grain english muffins, [...]