Summer is flying by! How is it August already?! Don’t worry, there’s still time to make this most of the rest of the season by incorporating some fresh summer flavors into your food. This healthy and delicious combination of fresh watermelon and cucumber tastes like summer in a bowl. So crisp, juicy, and refreshing! Make this your summer go-to for a...

What do you get if you combine quinoa, chicken, veggies, and buffalo sauce? Pure DELICIOUSNESS! This week’s Salad of Week is the very healthy & delicious Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad. As I’ve mentioned before, quinoa is a popular superfood that is high in protein and important minerals such as magnesium, iron, and calcium, plus it’s gluten free...

Easy Idea for a Red, White & Blue Breakfast! Fourth of July is right around the corner. You might have big plans for BBQ’s, pool parties or the beach, and the obligatory fireworks show at night. But first… breakfast. After all, it is the most important meal of the day! Why not celebrate this special day with fun and festive flags for your Fourth...

If you and your kiddos love movies but don’t want to be stuck inside an air-conditioned movie theater, check out Summer Movies in the Park! Gather your family and friends, pack a picnic, grab some blankets or beach chairs, and catch a movie under the stars. And the best part: it’s FREE! The Summer Movies in the Park series has partnered with local parks...

Boost Your Brain Power! Here’s food for thought: Your diet can influence not only your body’s health, but your brain’s health as well. As we all get older, it is definitely something to keep in mind. I recently read the book Still Alice by Lisa Genova, which is also a major movie starring Julianne Moore. This book terrified me! In the book, Alice...

If your kids love cheeseburgers as much as my son does, you’ll want to make these cheddar-stuffed turkey burgers ASAP! Dylan thought it was super cool that the cheese was INSIDE the burger instead of on top. Although feel free to add more cheese on top of the burgers during the last two minutes of cooking, and your kiddos will be in official cheeseburger heaven. You’ll...

This healthy and delicious Quinoa Power Salad is one of my new favorites! By adding quinoa to any salad, you are adding protein and healthy carbs, which will make it a more satisfying meal that won’t leave you feeling hungry. This quinoa salad includes additional superfoods like spinach and tomatoes to make it full of healthy nutrients and antioxidants. This...

Start Working It with Jazzercise! As you probably know, I am a workout fanatic! You name a workout, I have probably tried it. I think it’s important to try out different workouts until you find one that you LOVE. That way, you are 100% more likely to stick with it! I recently had the opportunity to try the NEW Jazzercise by taking a class at one of their...

An EGGcellent Breakfast Recipe! Let’s talk about EGGS. A lot of people are all about egg-whites only, but it is perfectly OK to eat the WHOLE egg! Eggs have gotten a bad reputation because the yolks are high in cholesterol. But the truth is, cholesterol is a very important part of the body- without it, we wouldn’t even exist! Common recommendations tell...

I’ve been wanting to make baked zucchini fries for a while now, and finally got around to it. Wow! I did not expect them to be so good. Since they are baked, not fried, I was really surprised by how crispy and delicious they were, hot out of the oven. At just 135 calories per serving, these fries are a game changer, especially if you can get your kids to eat...

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