Kid-friendly (and healthy) baked pasta…and other ideas

I’m a big believer in teaching kids about making healthy choices around eating as early as possible in their life. This means I’m one of those Mom’s who take my kids shopping and teach them to read labels in the store. So for instance, when they take me to the dreaded cereal aisle, I just simply say, “It has to be less than 10g of sugar”. That’s the rule and they know it. If it […]

Guest Blog: All About Protein

  Did you know that the average American gets about 50% more protein each day than they need? Excessive protein intake can increase your risk of dehydration, can lead to weight gain and over time can result in kidney or bone damage. The main reasons for this excessive intake by Americans relates to large portion sizes and the misperception created by the media that high protein consumption will create a muscular and lean physique. Protein […]