Loaded Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes

Potatoes are one of my all time, absolute, most favorite foods! What’s my guilty pleasure and number one food craving? It’s potato in almost any form. I’d pass on chocolate for a serving of salty sweet potato fries any day. And while these carb-filled gems are often seen as sabotage for health goals and likened […]

Cheezy Onion Crackers with Bean Dip

crackers and dip

Skip the bagged and processed stuff and try this delicious recipe for homemade crackers and dip. Nutritional yeast (available in health-food stores) gives them a cheesy flavor. Chia and flax seeds add healthy fats and a hearty texture. This is a great lower-carb higher fiber snack, and a healthier alternative to store bought refined crackers […]

9 Healthy Beach-Friendly Snacks


Twizzlers, Old bay Potato Chips (I’m from Maryland), Oreos, Sour Patch Kids. Those are just a few of the snacks I used to scarf down during a long beach day. My how things have changed! Today I’d rather be prepared with my own healthy snacks. Since the official start of summer in the northern hemisphere is this coming Saturday, I imagine many of you have plans to get away to the beach with your friends or family over the next few months. When you’re packing for your next adventure, think about these healthy snacks to keep on hand.

New Weekly Feature from Freshmade NYC: After School Snacks

After School Snack

This week our friends, Cara and Thomas, from Freshmade NYC are kicking off a new weekly feature for you (and your kids) – After School Snacks! Kids always tend to come home from school hungry, so why not fill them up on nutrients? Freshmade NYC began with a mission to not only expose healthy foods to young children, but to also give parents and caregivers ideas of how they can create a love for healthy eating in their children. With these healthy After School Snacks, parents can do just that! And guess what, you can enjoy these snacks, too.