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Carrot Apple Muffins

July 25, 2017 One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to go to the local farmers market in town.  This past week amongst a bunch of other delicious treats, I bought fresh carrots. My  normal routine is to roast them with a touch of butter, but this week I wanted to…

Three Must Have Kitchen Tools

June 20, 2017 Today's post is short and sweet, yet very useful for anyone who cooks.   I present my three favorite cooking tools: 1) Silicone Kitchen Utensils Be honest.  How many plastic or wood kitchen utensils have you burned by leaving it on the pan while you were cooking? Well burn no more! These…

Two New Trader Joe's Finds

June 6, 2017 My love for Trader Joe's continues to deepen over time.  Just when I think they've created it all, they come out with more delicious, healthy food options that are beyond simple to prepare. Check out my new finds below.  I give them both 2 thumbs up!  Why?  Because they meet my 3 criteria for…

Benefits of Maca

May 16, 2017 As you probably know by now, I am all about HEALTHY & EASY.  Both are key.  So if something is healthy to eat, but takes too much time to prepare, it just ain't happening. So today I'm excited to share something I recently discovered that instantly increases my daily nutrient intake, and takes…

Roasted Tomato & Chickpea Soup

May 9, 2017 Dear Spring, A few days ago I was watching my son play lacrosse.  IN A DOWN JACKET.  I mean, c’mon already!! Spring, what the heck are you doing?  You tease us in April with 75 degree days and then mess with our heads by producing 55 degree days in May?  REALLY?  Can’t you…

"Healthed Up" Meatloaf

April 25, 2017 When you think of meatloaf does 'health food' come to mind?  Or do you think of a meal seasoned with onion soup mix?  If it is the latter, you are in good company. My mission as a health coach and busy mom is to provide food for my family that is healthy,…