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As the saying goes, “Good things come in threes.” And here are several popular trios to prove it: Peter, Paul and Mary; faith, hope and love; red, white and blue; milk, yogurt and oatmeal.
In our house, back to school time means back to snacking time. Sure, snacks play an important role in fueling our active summer days, but during the school year the role snacks play becomes more important than ever.
Put down your mop and scrub brush and pick up some milk, cheese and yogurt; this blog isn’t about spring cleaning your house, it’s about spring cleaning your diet! How so? By tidying up food choices and polishing meal plans in support of the clean eating trend.
Are you one of the many people who resolve to improve eating habits in the New Year, vowing to start 2017 with a clean slate as you say goodbye to feasting on too many holiday treats and hello to balance, moderation and the selection of clean, nutritious foods?
Cookie swaps, holiday pot lucks, teacher gifts, the list of occasions for which to bake this time of year goes on and on. But the debate we often have while reading recipes – “Butter or margarine?” – can now be settled. The answer is always butter! Let me explain why.
The holidays are here! Festive parties, special events and family gatherings dot our calendars all month long. And, at the center of it all is food. How can your family enjoy the season’s goodies without overdoing it?
From bonfires, to sporting events, Halloween, pumpkin patches, apple-picking and more, fall has an abundance of fun seasonal activities. How do you enjoy autumn’s popular activities and heartier comfort foods, and still make healthier eating decisions?
The new school year is upon us, and my son, Topher, and I are on a mission to make it the best one yet. He’s a 6th grader, which means he’s now in middle school (sniff, sniff). And with middle school comes greater responsibility. While I will let his teachers define what this means in the classroom, I am going to work with him on what this means at home.