As the holiday season nears, don’t fear the food…or the scale! As a mother and a dietitian, I clearly recognize that this celebratory time of year is much more about food - the anticipation of eating so many especially delicious holiday dishes - than, perhaps, even family and friends. So instead of starving yourself during the day and then overdoing it at night, you can … [Read more...] about Recipe for Success: Healthy Eating During the Holidays
Get your party on, and your apron off! Healthy summer parties should be spent with your guests, not serving them. Turn your next summer barbecue into one in which you create memories - not just burgers - by following these five simple tips for planning a healthy and hip Mama-Q that your friends and family will be sure to enjoy. 1. Sustainable and Green First and … [Read more...] about How to Have a Hip, Healthy and EcoFriendly “Mama-Q” BBQ
Want to get your husband in the kitchen? Well, I was able to get the family active in meal prep with massage. Massaging kale, that is!! It might sound a little wacky but my clients always teach me new things and massaging this leafy super green is just one their great lessons. To Massage Kale Rinse and chop kale into the desired size. Sprinkle olive oil over top of the … [Read more...] about “Massaged” Caesar Kale Salad
Considering that it was Halloween last week, you can just imagine how many people - friends, family members, clients, and colleagues alike - asked me: “Just what are you going to do with all the candy your kids collect?” One of my new mom friends decided to “trade” her kids the mainstream candy filled with red dye and other ingredients surely not grown on a farm for real pure … [Read more...] about What Kind of Candy Mom Are You?
What’s hip? What’s hot? What’s green and lean on the wallet? Well moms…we have five trending essentials to get the local moms looking to you for your “Mom IQ”! You can be the hippest, most nutrition savvy mom while saving the earth along with your money. Farm to Table For starters, join your local Community Supported Agriculture group. Basically, CSA is the purchase of farm … [Read more...] about Green (and Lean on the Wallet) Nutrition Trends for 2013