As a Mom if you put an emphasis on health it will motivate your children to eat better and be more active. Your involvement is crucial, and even better, get the entire family on board, engaged and focused on health. It changes the focus from losing weight to choosing the right foods and being active to stay healthy. When everyone in the family gets involved, it demonstrates … [Read more...] about Taking a Family Approach to Health and Weight Loss
Food & Drink
Happy summer! Last week Joy and I came up with a great drink we call the Summer Sipper!! This one is quite refreshing served ice cold. It is simply a cantaloupe melon mixed with sweet fresh mint. Melon is very hydrating, full of vitamins C and A and rich in antioxidants. They are very low in calories about 60 or so calories a cup and made up mostly of water. Choose melons … [Read more...] about Summer Sipper – Cantaloupe Cooler Recipe
Serve up a crisp and crunchy summer side with these delicious salad recipes from Brooke Burke. All three are crunchy, colorful and full of great protein - the perfect options for a healthy and tasty lunch that won't weigh you down! Endive, Cucumber and Tomato Salad Wash and slice endive, cherry tomatoes and Israeli cucumbers. Toss together with my French Dijon shallot … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke’s Favorite Summer Salad Recipes
We love any excuse to incorporate marshmallows into our dessert. Add chocolate and peanut butter, pretend to make it healthy with some shredded wheat, embellish it so it’s super cute and colorful and voila: everything is edible AND it's a totally fun family craft project. Here's the recipe!You Will Need (for 8-10 nests):¼ cup butter, 4 cups mini marshmallows, 1 ½ cups … [Read more...] about Yummiest Spring Recipe Ever!
I love Cinco De Mayo so I always have tacos on the brain! But since these grilled veggie tacos are so healthy, you don't need a holiday as an excuse to eat them! And let me tell you, even non-vegetarians LOVE these. You can also go a little crazy and mix up what veggies you include. Sweet potatoes would be really yummy and add some nice color... Veggie … [Read more...] about Grilled Veggie Tacos