Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

Don’t let the adults do all the cooking this Thanksgiving! Use your excellent cooking skills to bring something delicious to the table. Below is a tasty recipe that will leave all your family and friends saying “I didn’t know vegetables could taste this good!”.  For this recipe you’ll need brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, garlic, oliveContinue reading “Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts”

Happy and Healthy Holidays!

Are you getting excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas? The holidays are a great time to have fun with the family and eat delicious food. Take the poll below! Food is a big part of the holiday season! Give your body the nutrition it needs while still enjoying some of your favorite holiday foods. Check theContinue reading “Happy and Healthy Holidays!”

Healthy Halloween!

Has everyone carved their pumpkins and picked out their costumes? Halloween is just around the corner which comes with lots of festivities. One of my favorite parts of Halloween is getting creative with snacks to bring to Halloween parties. I’ve put together 5 healthy and tasty snacks that you will love!   1. Cinnamon AppleContinue reading “Healthy Halloween!”

Garlic Parmesan Pumpkin Seeds

It is pumpkin carving season! Have you carved a pumpkin yet this year? Pumpkins are a fun halloween decoration and an excellent source of nutrition! When carving a pumpkin, make sure you save all those slimy seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a great source of protein and fiber. They might not look very good when youContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Pumpkin Seeds”

Make Your Snacks Awesome!

Take your snacks to the next level by making simple switches. Look at the image below for an example of how to do this: Foods with less sodium and saturated fat are better for your heart. When your heart feels awesome, you do too! Learn more about making smart snack switches by watching the videoContinue reading “Make Your Snacks Awesome!”

Family Mealtime Themes

Start a fun tradition by creating a theme for family mealtime. My personal favorite is Taco Tuesday! Another fun idea is having a book or movie themed dinner! Can you think of a food from a favorite book or movie that you could make? How about green eggs and ham from Dr. Seuss or butterContinue reading “Family Mealtime Themes”

Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

If you’re not sure what do with a spaghetti squash, just do what the name says. Make spaghetti! It’s super easy but everyone will think you’re an awesome cook. Just like regular spaghetti you’ll need spaghetti sauce and whatever you like to put in your sauce. For this recipe I added ground turkey and cherryContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti”