Nutritional News

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate is a potent source of antioxidants.  The antioxidants found in chocolate can increase blood flow, reduce inflammation and feed the healthy...

Comfort Food

Comfort Food

There's something very satisfying about having a warm bowl of comfort food, especially in the winter.  This warm, tasty meal loaded with veggies has...

Recipe Roulette

Recipe Roulette

What’s for dinner?  I know many of us get tired of this daily question. Coming up with new ideas and meal options can feel exhausting when coupled...

Repurposing Leftovers

Repurposing Leftovers

Towards the end of the week I start looking in the refrigerator for leftovers to repurpose into a new meal. Often I will cook extra meat that can be...

What’s for Dinner?

What’s for Dinner?

Whenever possible, I like to stay home on snow days. Yesterday was one of those days. So when it came time to think about dinner, I needed to use...

Paleo Chili

Paleo Chili

I've always said my son's happy place is skiing.  My son skis on a mogul freestyle team, which means every weekend from mid-November through March,...

Mashed Parsnips

Mashed Parsnips

If you are following an AIP diet and starting to plan your Thanksgiving day menu, I recommend adding parsnips.  Mashed parsnips are a great...

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Kale is a 'super food' due to its anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and cancer prevention benefits.  Kale or other cruciferous veggies (e.g.,...

Heart Health

Heart Health

With Valentine's Day and Heart Health Month falling in February, it seems like an ideal time to share healthy heart tidbits of information.  Let's...

Holiday Treats

Holiday Treats

I recognize there is no shortage of sweet treats during this time of year.  I enjoy baking with my son and sharing our goodies with neighbors and...

Healthy Holiday Tips

Healthy Holiday Tips

During this time of year it is easy to become stressed and overwhelmed.  When we find ourselves stressed or in sympathetic dominance (i.e., fight or...

Snow Day

Snow Day

A winter storm swept through Denver yesterday, changing my schedule for the day.  While I was disappointed to postpone the Healthy Holiday Eating...

Energy Bites

Energy Bites

Last week I had the pleasure of sharing nutritional and healthy eating tips with a local business as they kicked off their Wellness Challenge. One...

Back to School

Back to School

Here we go....back to school, sports schedules, music lessons, carpools, homework, and other activities are a part of our family routine again....