Pumpkin Power

Pumpkin Power Pumpkin has more to offer than just being a Halloween decoration or flavoring for fall lattes. This fall staple can have many positive health effects. Check out these great health benefits below: 1. Blood pressure: Pumpkins and pumpkin seeds contain lots of potassium and magnesium which can help lower blood pressure. 2. Antioxidants. The orange color of pumpkins is […]

5 Cooking Spices that Can Help with Digestion

5 Cooking Spices that Can Help with Digestion  Drinking tea with spices such as ginger can be a helpful way to ease digestive woes. But as it turns out, it’s not the only solution. You can also work digestive-supporting spices right into your meals! Here are five of the spices that doctors and dietitians recommend to add […]

Staple Dinner Ideas

Staple Dinner Ideas  Knowing what to cook for dinner can be tough. This is even harder when you don’t have a meal planned. Something you can do to relieve stress around dinner is to have a few staple meals options available. Here are some quick and easy meal ideas that you can whip up in under 30 minutes: Black Bean Quesadilla:What […]

Tips for Feeding Littles

Tips for Feeding Littles  Have you heard of Kurbo? This is a dieting app by WW, formerly Weight Watchers. This app is marketed towards children ages 8 and up. For a parent who is concerned about their child’s weight this may seem like a great solution. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics discourages weight control diets in children […]

All About Matcha

All About Matcha  Have you guys heard about matcha tea? It is the new and upcoming item in the health and nutrition industry. Research is still needed, but recently has shown many potential health benefits. Here is the 411 on matcha! How is it different from regular tea?Matcha leaves are made into a powder which makes it stronger than […]

Healthier Homemade Frozen Treats for Summer

Healthier Homemade Frozen Treats for Summer  The hot weather is approaching and this means the need for something refreshing! Below are easy and healthy ways to make your own summer treat at the comfort of your own home. Great for the kiddos too. Stay cool! Frozen grapes. Frozen blueberries. Frozen bananas dipped in dark chocolate. […]

Tips for Extending the Life of your Produce

Tips for Extending the Life of your Produce Are you tired of throwing out rotten produce? Check out these tips for making your groceries stay fresh longer. Leafy greens. Give them a rinse and a spin in the salad spinner. Once they are dry, store them in a paper towel lined plastic bag or storage container. […]

Tips to Have More Family Meals

Tips to Have More Family Meals  There are many benefits to having a family meal or snack. This time helps improve family connection, fruit and vegetable intake, and kid’s self-esteem. It can be hard to create the time for family meals or snacks. Here are some tips to make this easier:  Set a goal. Plan to start […]