Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Staying Sharp with Brain Health

As a registered dietitian, all areas of health are very interesting and important to me. I work in long-term care where I see all kinds of age-related diseases that relate to bra…
Monday, February 27, 2017

Peanut Broccoli and Pork Stir-Fry

Peanut Broccoli and Pork Stir-Fry makes the perfect simple meal with fresh and flavorful ingredients and is topped with a delicious peanut sauce.  I love any Asian inspired salads…
Friday, February 24, 2017

Bringing Home Baby Product Guide 1 + Giveaway

With our second baby due so soon, it is time to start talking about all things baby (plus regularly scheduled recipes and nutrition posts of course!). I want to share with you so…
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Spiralized Antipasto Salad

Spiralized Antipasto Salad takes a fun and unique spin on traditional antipasto salad with spiralized vegetables including peppers, onions, carrots and cucumbers, pepperoni, chees…
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Adalyn 2 1/2 Year Old Update

It has been so long since I wrote a new Adalyn update. It's not like the first year where everything is constantly changing such as going from rolling over to crawling to wal…
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

8 Ways to Add More Protein to Your Diet

Protein, protein, protein! Everyone is obsessed with protein. While protein is am important nutrient, most Americans do not need to be as crazed as they are about getting more pr…
Monday, February 20, 2017

Greek Chopped Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

Greek Chopped Salad with Roasted Chickpeas is so delicious with chopped cucumber, tomato, green onion, parsley, feta cheese, crunchy roasted chickpeas and a fresh lemon vinaigrett…
Friday, February 17, 2017

The Best Products of 2017 Part 5 + Giveaway

1. 7 Charming Sisters Necklaces I just found the cutest jewelry brand that I want to share! It is called 7 Charming Sisters and they have so many beautiful pieces that I love. Wh…
Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Best Products of 2017 Part 4

1. GourmetGiftBaskets.com I love gift baskets and think that they make great gifts. I was sent this Valentine's Day Fruit Basket which would make such a fun Valentine's D…
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Third Trimester Pregnancy Update

As I write this, I am 32 weeks pregnant but as you are reading this, I am now 33 1/2 weeks along! Follow me on Instagram for frequent baby bump pictures and pregnancy updates. Si…
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

What I Do At the First Sign of a Cold

It is currently cold and flu season and I am doing everything that I can to avoid being sick. Just like everyone else, I hate being sick so much so I try to take care of myself a…
Monday, February 13, 2017

Apple-Cheddar Stuffed Chicken with Apple Cider-Dijon Sauce

Apple-Cheddar Stuffed Chicken with Apple Cider-Dijon Sauce is ready in just 30 minutes and is bursting with flavor. The mix of sweet, tangy and creamy flavors makes the perfect co…
Friday, February 10, 2017

How to Save Money on Health Care Costs

Health care can be so expensive! I am lucky to now be on Troy's insurance which keeps our out-of-pocket costs fairly low but it can still be costly. There are a couple of thi…
Thursday, February 9, 2017

How to Pamper Your Dogs to Be "Best in Show"

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheDogumentaries #CollectiveBias
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

8 Filling Snack Ideas

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Burt's Bees. The opinions and text are all mine. Sometimes when I'm having a snack, something like an apple is…
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Easy Lunch Kebabs + Tips for Packing Your Kids Lunch

Easy Lunch Kebabs are customizable based on what you have on hand and are sure to be a lunchtime favorite for both kids and adults! Use your favorite fruits, vegetables, lunch mea…
Monday, February 6, 2017

Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas feature shredded, slow-cooker chicken, black beans, corn and bell peppers topped with a fresh, flavorful tomato sauce, melted cheese and fresh to…
Friday, February 3, 2017

The Best Products of 2017 Part 3

1. Commercial Silk It is currently winter in Michigan which means that it is super cold out, always. I love having fresh flowers in the house for a burst of cheeriness but they d…
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal is ready in 5 minutes, packed full of flavor for a nutritious breakfast that tastes like dessert. Filled with oats, omega-3 rich flax and ch…
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Best Products of 2017 Part 2

1. Terra's Kitchen I love trying out different meal services and am a big fan of Terra's Kitchen. You get all of the ingredients for different meals sent right to your ho…