Fruits + Veggies – Sugary Processed Foods = Better Grades, Better Behavior

It’s time to start sending kids off to school with healthy choices, like smoothies and juices. Whenever I start juicing or blending up smoothies my boys (ages 8 and 3) come over to help. They love the loud noise, inevitable mess and of course the tasty drinks. They aren’t afraid to let me know which ingredients they like best and which juices or smoothies aren’t their favorites. Skip the pop-tarts and give healthy mornings a try!

Build-a-Bowl: A Healthy Meal Everyone Will Eat

It’s not easy cooking for more than one person on a regular basis. One hates tomatoes, but someone else can’t live without them. There’s a spicy food lover, but another can’t take the heat. Add the complication of convincing everyone to eat something good for them and you’ve got a real headache. But don’t break out the ibuprofen (or take out […]

Lee Anne’s Reboot After A Decadent Holiday Has Long-Lasting Effects

“I AM 23 LBS. LIGHTER, ACTIVE AGAIN AND HEALTHY IN MIND BODY AND SOUL.” I spent 3 1/2 months in Europe eating and drinking anything I wanted the entire time. When I returned home I realized my body and brain were not well. In the past, I’ve never dieted to lose weight; I like to […]

Juicing is Good For the Whole Family

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, what better time to consider how including more fruits and vegetables like fresh juice can be good for the whole family.  Juicing fruits and veggies holds great promise in improving the quality of our children’s diets.  It is innovative, fun, interactive, easy to do, and it is a […]

Kid Friendly Veggies

Being a nutritionist means I know the importance of my children eating a variety of fruits and veggies. But having them actually do it can sometimes be tricky as I’m sure many of you moms and dads out there can relate to. While I do sneak all sorts of healthy goodies into recipes like tomato […]