Category: Nutrition

Mmmm! Dark chocolate bark recipe!

Is baking with your children one of your holiday traditions?  Cut-out cookies are definitely on our list.  Some years we like to try a new recipe. This is one of those years – dark chocolate with fun toppings! It started … Continue reading

Going nuts about… NUTS

Have you noticed how nuts have become the snack to eat? You can see commercials and ads about certain nuts – but why? In our house, we agree! We educate the boys on incorporating high protein and high fiber foods … Continue reading

Do sugar substitutes cause obesity?

Sugar substitutes, aka artificial sweeteners, are in so many foods: beverages, ice cream and sugar free cookies. Take a step back and read the food labels in your house.  Do you see any of these (artificial sweetener) words: aspartame, saccharin, … Continue reading

Healthy White Bean Chili Recipe

Do you find that you and your family seem to be always on the run?  Our evenings have been touch and go, which brings us to the dilemma – “What’s for dinner?” What are the key ingredients to a quick … Continue reading

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