Tricky “Healthy” Foods

Happy March! Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? I thought I’d spotlight a difficult area in making healthy choices: Tricky Healthy Foods. Have you ever noticed how sometimes things that are supposed to be ‘healthy’ end up being far...

Fried Chicken No More

Most of us know that fried chicken, a southern staple, is unhealthy. Frankly, there’s no if, ands, or buts about it. The chicken acts as a sponge and becomes crunchy fat-filled unhealthy mess. I often get the question, “If I don’t fry my chicken, how...

Slow Cooking Joy

Ahhh the crockpot. Could it be the single greatest invention for the family ever?  Possibly. A crockpot, in case you haven’t ever used one, slow cooks food over several hours creating a tender and juicy product without extra fat added while cooking. There are...

Easy as Pie-Pizza Pie

Happy weekend!  I thought I’d share a simple way to make a healthy version of a kid favorite: pizza!  I found a recipe for Easy Mini Nacho Pizzas that looks divine! On top of that, it’s under 200 kcal per serving with 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of...

Reducing Unhealthy Triggers to Eat

Eating is essential for our bodies, but sometimes we have unhealthy habits when it comes to the way we eat. I have a list of ways to reduce our bad habits that lead to less healthy food choices. 1.) Begin eating in the same room and at the same place regardless of...