Healthy Breakfast Ideas With Yogurt

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Today I have some healthy breakfast ideas for you. I have always been a big breakfast eater, but lately (I think because I am not exercising quite as much as normal) I am just not very hungry in the morning. If I skip though, I turn into a short-tempered, irritable mama. No bueno. I recently…

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Nutrition and Fitness New Year’s Reset

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Hi friends! Hope you had a wonderful Holiday break. We sure did and the celebrations have yet to end. My parents flew in the day after Christmas and surprised the kids on my daughter’s 6th birthday which was Saturday, and my other daughter’s first birthday which was Sunday! And the hubby took off work so…

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Tricks for Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables #ILikeVeggies

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How do you get kids to eat their veggies? Whether you’re a parent, a nanny, a pre-school teacher, you may have come across a picky eater or two. Having 4 kids of my own, I know it’s not easy getting them to try new vegetables or even familiar vegetables that they have already determined they don’t…

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Kale Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette & Meal Planning

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Is anyone tired of kale yet? I’m not! It’s one of my weekly staples in my CSA box and I love it! I usually sauté it, use it in smoothies or chop it thinly and enjoy it as a salad. Occasionally I’ll look for a good recipe incorporating kale just to change things up- it’s…

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World Breastfeeding Week: Benefits & Tips for Breastfeeding Success

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It’s World Breastfeeding week so I thought we’d talk about breastfeeding! I realize that this might not interest a lot of you, but it’s important and even if it helps out one new mom then it’s worth it! As a Dietitian, I worked with the WIC population when I was living in San Diego. It…

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Pop Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Gluten?

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I posted this hilarious video to my Facebook page last month from the Jimmy Kimmel show where they asked some people in LA, who follow a gluten free diet, if they knew what gluten was and none of them had a clue! It’s pretty amusing (and embarrassing). A lot of people follow a gluten free…

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IDLife: Individually Designed Nutrition

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Hi friends. Hope all you mamas had a lovely Mother’s Day. I took the kids to church and then I treated myself to a day off from cooking and cleaning. The only place I could think of that had a drive-through nearby (that wasn’t McDonalds) was Starbucks so they kiddos got egg sandwiches and I…

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