Skinny Sips for Summer

Sun, sandals, swimsuits.. the list of things we love about summer could go on and on forever! In our family, Sundays are reserved for family time. We mix it up and do different things depending on the time of year and weather but in summer you’ll generally find us by the pool; and who doesn’t want to enjoy a nice drink while you’re relaxing?! I know I sure do, but why do they all have to be packed with calories and sugar when you’re trying to live a little better..? Read more

Top 5 Food Tips & Mistakes

Top 5 Tips:

# 1. You’ve heard this one a million times… Water, water, water! You were always told to drink eight, eight ounce glasses of water a day. I stick to the drink half your body weight in ounces rule. (Do I always drink that much… no, but I try!) Eight, eight ounce glasses = 64 ounces,  someone that weighs 125 pounds needs to drink Read more

Fun Valentines Breakfast

So.. I always go a little crazy with holiday themed things for my kids. I think Valentines is a little ridiculous, why show your special someone you only love them ONE day a year? Regardless, I still get my kids (and hubby) gifts and make their food holiday themed, because it’sjust fun and I believe the little memories mean the most! Read more

Healthy Road Trip Travel Tips

Trying to stay healthy while traveling… Let’s just say the struggle is real (especially with babies!), but a little planning goes a looong way! The hubby’s work has us traveling a lot lately for trainings and we can only eat out so much before we are just over it. Through much trial and error I’ve figured out what works for our family when it comes to road trips and hotel living. While these tips may not work for everyone because we all travel differently I hope you find them helpful!  Read more

Broiled Brussel Sprouts

How many of you hate brussel sprouts?? I know I used to DESPISE them, until I figured out how to cook them the right way! I had only ever had them boiled… They were soggy, slimy little green stink balls. (Yuck!) I was feeling daring one day while at the grocery store and decided I was going to give them another chance. That night I pulled them out knowing I would do anything BUT boil them! Staring at these little green balls it hit me, I was going to broil them! Read more

Simple Swaps…

How many busy moms out there are looking to make their everyday recipes healthier?!

I know you’re saying to yourself, “Me! Right here!!” In my efforts to make my family healthier meals without having to cut out our favorite ones, I got creative and came up with some simple substitutions. Most of them you won’t even notice! Read more