Category: Nutrition

What’s all the talk about folic acid?

You may see commercials, public announcements or get a pamphlet from your doctor about taking folic acid. This folic acid message is being broadcasted in many arenas especially in the month of January, which is Birth Defect Prevention Month. Folic acid is … Continue reading

It’s time to crock pot again!

We definitely enjoy using our crock pot, aka slow cooker, but we often forget about it until the winter months. My husband recently said to me, “It would be nice if we started to crock pot again.” The colder weather … Continue reading

Nine reasons to teach our kids to cook

Has cooking become a lost art?  Have you seen the show, The Middle, where dinner consists of take-out?  I was lucky to grow up with a mother who cooked (take out for nine was too expensive!).  I remember helping to … Continue reading

The Cuties have arrived! And other easy ways to get Vitamin C.

The Cuties have arrived! At this time of year, I get out a special bowl and we fill it with these clementines.   The boys enjoy these special mandarins as snacks and it’s fun seeing how well they peel them…every year … Continue reading

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