Homemade Instant Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Homemade Instant Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I don’t really like oatmeal. But I do love the way it makes me feel: warm, satisfied, and full until lunchtime. So to motivate myself to eat oatmeal more often, I’m constantly playing around with flavors and toppings that make it a little tastier and more exciting. Some winning combinations so far: Bananas + peanut butter + vanilla…Continue Reading

10 Ways to Eat Better for Less

10 Ways to Eat Better for Less

I frequently hear people say that eating healthy, and especially eating organic, is too expensive. Well, it can be. But it can also be pretty cheap. The key is to plan and strategize before you shop. Last fall, I chatted with some real food experts about how to eat better for less. I loved their tips and…Continue Reading

4 Nutrition Myths I Used to Believe

4 Nutrition Myths I Used to Believe

  As I’ve said before, learning about nutrition and food is an ongoing process. It takes lots of reading, talking, gardening, farm visiting, cooking and eating to discover real nutritional truths, and despite extensive nutrition training, I’m still learning as I go. Sometimes I look back at very old blog posts and can hardly believe what I see.…Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Meals for Kids

Quick and Easy Meals for Kids

Sometimes it seems nearly impossible to prepare a healthy, homemade meal that kids will actually eat. When you’re short on time (which is probably always), this task becomes even more challenging. But there are ways to make healthy eating easier and more enjoyable for kids and parents alike. Here are some strategies I use to make mealtime more…Continue Reading

9 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

9 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Time for another installment of school lunch ideas, because in my opinion you can never have enough! Here’s what Lucy’s been eating lately… Ham & cream cheese sandwich (Fork in the Road Ham!), Stonyfield yogurt pouch, grapes, strawberries.   Cream cheese sandwich on a cranberry orange roll, purple carrots, watermelon, pistachios, popcorn.   Lentils (cooked…Continue Reading

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