Healing Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup

Healing Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup

My kids have been sick a lot over the last few months, which means I’m usually fighting off some virus or another myself. Whenever I feel a little something coming on, I step up my immune-boosting food routine. This includes daily kombucha, kefir, Klio tea and of course, chicken noodle soup. By now I think… Continue Reading

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5 Nutrition Myths To Ignore

5 Nutrition Myths To Ignore

There are a million food myths floating around the internet. Here are five of the ones I hear most frequently, busted! 1. Juice cleanses help rid your body of toxins. Why people believe this: Dieters may believe if they’re experiencing diarrhea or extreme hunger, their body must be shedding bad stuff. But the opposite is true. Cleanse… Continue Reading

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Naturally Pink Rice Crispy Treats

Naturally Pink Rice Crispy Treats

Just when we’ve gotten into a healthy eating groove after the holiday cookie frenzy, Valentine’s Day pops up. Though it’s not as intensely focused on sweets and doesn’t last as long, those red-and-pink M&M’s on display everywhere sure do look tempting! In an effort to distract Lucy (and myself) from all the artificially colored store-bought treats we… Continue Reading

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The Complete Breakfast Smoothie

The Complete Breakfast Smoothie

When I was little I always begged my mom to buy Carnation Instant Breakfast, partly because I loved the TV jingle we probably all remember, and partly because it looked like one of my favorite treats: chocolate milk. But she never did, and now that I’m grown up and can read package labels, I know why! Powdered (or… Continue Reading

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food

So many parents come to me concerned that their kids aren’t eating enough. They describe a scene of chasing their kids around with a fork, trying to get some healthy nibbles into them so they won’t starve before bedtime. Or giving them chicken nuggets for every meal because “nuggets are the only thing he’ll eat.” If… Continue Reading

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