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
You know that daunting box on the side of your food container with a ton of random numbers in it that you pretend isn’t there? Turns out that box actually has some SUPER important information in it; but do you know how to read it!? If not here is a simplified way to know what you’re looking at. Read more
What is nutrition? It is simply the process of acquiring the foods necessary for health and growth. Sounds simple enough right; but do you know the basics of nutrition? Read more
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
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
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