Sweet Treats – Granola & Pie

These sweet treats aren’t packed with sugar, but I find the granola and pies have just enough to satisfy what’s left of my sweet tooth.

Meatless Days

Boy was I excited the day before we left for our vacation to Wisconsin this summer when the books I had ordered arrived.

Greens for Breakfast?

It seems the only way I will get my greens in, is to think outside traditional meals. Why not greens for breakfast?

Four Easy Salads

If it were up to me I would fix salad for dinner every night, probably in part because salads are so easy to throw together.  Although my family willing eats their greens, they usually aren’t thrilled when I try to sell it as the main entree.

My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Chili Without Tomatoes?

I’m going to mash all my sources together and find what works for me and my family even if it means being open to chili without tomatoes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…

Back to the Drawing Board

It’s time to go back to the drawing board. Part of the reason I made my goal for the year to eat more whole foods was because I didn’t want to make my new year’s resolution something trite like “lose weight.”