Sprouts on Toast

My absolute favorite breakfast.  It’s quick. It’s easy.  What’s more to love??  Here’s the thing.  We just don’t get enough veggies throughout the day.  I’m always trying to find ways to incorporate veggies in every meal, including breakfast.  Sure, throw some spinach leaves in your smoothies.  That’s great!  Add a little chopped peppers and onions… Continue reading Sprouts on Toast

Berry Smoothie

I shop at Costco on a regular basis.  One thing I try to accomplish there is buying items that I can make snacks and small meals with.  I rarely buy anything already prepared or in a box.  Why?  Well for one, foods already prepared are more expensive.  Two, if you want a shelf stable food… Continue reading Berry Smoothie

Eating the Rainbow: Phytochemicals at Work

I started using this phrase when my oldest daughter was around two years old.  I was trying to teach her the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, along with teaching her primary colors.  Food choice and toddler education go hand in hand. Perfect!  While at the grocery store I would allow her… Continue reading Eating the Rainbow: Phytochemicals at Work

The Perfect “Chewy” Granola Bar

Granola Bars are a staple in our home.  They are perfect for packing in the girls’ lunch box, perfect for an after-workout or pre-workout snack, and perfect for me to throw in my bag for when I (or anyone else) is hangry.  If you don’t know what hangry is… well, it’s when your hunger brings on some serious… Continue reading The Perfect “Chewy” Granola Bar