10 Great Daycare Lunches

10 Great Daycare Lunches

Daycare can be a great environment for children to learn, grow and play every day. But once your baby moves beyond expressed breast milk, formula and baby food, it’s not always the best place for them to eat. Many programs serve the usual processed m ...
Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

I bet I can get you up and out of bed with three words: Carrot Cake Pancakes. The special-occasion-only dessert is rich, (almost overly) sweet and layered with calories galore. But because I love it so, I recreated the carrot cake by flipping it into ...
Chipotle & Quinoa Vegan Burger

Chipotle & Quinoa Vegan Burger

You’ll drive right past the drive-thru once you’ve tried this healthy vegan alternative to ordinary burgers. Made from a blend of cooked quinoa and black beans, it’s hearty enough to satisfy even the hungriest fast-food seekers, wit ...
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Sugar!

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Sugar!

Q: What is Xylitol? A: If you haven’t yet tried xylitol you are missing out on a low-impact, natural sugar alternative with a plethora of health benefits. Xylitol is categorized as a “sugar alcohol.” Sugar alcohols are white, water soluble solids whi ...
Spice Up Your Diet for Health & Fat-Burning

Spice Up Your Diet for Health & Fat-Burning

If you’re seeking a way to (literally) spice up your health and weight loss, meet your secret weapons: Spices. First, let’s talk about the hot way to weigh less: capsaicin, the ingredient that puts the heat into hot peppers. In one study, ...
Is Non-GMO the Way to Go?

Is Non-GMO the Way to Go?

Food is exactly perfect in its natural state. It doesn’t need to be altered or refined to be some twisted version of what once was the very thing which sustained life. Sadly, there is a great deal of genetically modified organisms masquerading ...
Vegan Mac “˜n’ Cauliflower Cheese

Vegan Mac “˜n’ Cauliflower Cheese

There’s nothing like a creamy, dreamy dish of homemade mac and cheese — unless, of course, you’re vegan or dairy doesn’t do your body good. But thanks to this out-of-the-box recipe, anyone can enjoy this childhood favorite. In ...