Strawberries Always

Who else loves strawberry season?! Last week we picked strawberries. We came home with buckets of berries, and have been busy in the kitchen making strawberry-filled creations. Strawberries are not only sweet and delicious, but they are low in calories and full of vitamins and minerals. Strawberries are a great source of Vitamin C, anContinue reading “Strawberries Always”

Smart Snacking

Smart snacking is an important way to keep your body fueled throughout the busy day. A healthy snack should include both protein & carbs – the carbs give you that extra boost of energy needed & the protein will keep you full longer. My mom has been in the kitchen making protein balls this week,Continue reading “Smart Snacking”

Exercise + Good Nutrition

Today we are focusing on exercise! Exercise is a key component to a healthy lifestyle. It may look like 30 minutes in the gym lifting weights before work or walking around the neighborhood after dinner with your dog. Make it work for you! Gardening, skiing, hiking, jumping on the trampoline with your kids – thisContinue reading “Exercise + Good Nutrition”

Focus on Fiber

Focus on Fiber! πŸ₯¦πŸŽπŸžπŸŒ½πŸ₯ͺπŸ‡πŸ₯— Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest. Most carbs are broken down into sugar, but fiber passes through the body mostly undigested. It helps regulate blood sugar, keeps you feeling full longer (in turn helping with weight management), and supports gut regularity. Foods in fiber are generallyContinue reading “Focus on Fiber”

Mayo-Dijon Chicken with Pear Salad

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Mayonnaise 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard 10 oz. Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless) Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste) 4 cups Baby Spinach 1 Pear (medium, seeds removed, chopped) 1/4 cup Sliced Almonds Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). In a bowl, mix together the mayonnaise & dijonContinue reading “Mayo-Dijon Chicken with Pear Salad”