Category: Nutrition

The nuts and bolts about almonds

While I sit at the breakfast room table with our 4 year old sharing a snack of almonds, I realized how much almonds have been a go-to snack in our house. Once again, research shows almonds are a healthy snack. … Continue reading

What do reading and running have in common?

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis 100 Books…100 Miles…Running Clubs, Oh My! What’s it all about?  My kids’ elementary school has had a book club for years, now. It’s actually more of a reading program.  Based on what grade the child is … Continue reading

Yum! Pumpkin pie in ten easy steps

Have you made homemade pumpkin pie?  We did the other week and homemade is the way to go! Did you know there are different types of pumpkins? Through our Happy Box, we received some pie pumpkins. Edward, our youngest, knew … Continue reading

One pot spaghetti- Kid approved!

Have you tried any of those yummy looking recipes on Facebook or Pinterest?  I decided to try the one pot spaghetti meal – and changed it up a bit.   With some initial reluctance, the boys declared it a success! ONE … Continue reading

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