Tag Archives: eating

cerealI was recently visiting a family member and she set out a cereal bar each morning.  The "bar" included a couple of "healthy" (but not stuffy ;)) cereals and then raisins, craisins, sunflower seeds, various nuts (all in the raw), and of course fruit. It was so much fun creating a different healthy combo each day (though I kind of threw everything in the bowl some mornings); and because they were all such nutrient rich cereals, I.
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If you're like us, you are always looking for something fun, light, and healthy to eat!  Here's an excellent salad recipe perfect for summer! Do you have a favorite summer salad recipe?  This one comes with a quick prep/cook time so you can have it on the table fast!  Thanks to www.simplyrecipes.com for this offering. aspartAsparagus Artichoke Salad Recipe
  • Prep time: 10 minutes, Cook time: 12 minutes
Thick asparagus spears are easier than thin to roast or grill.
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family mealWe found this pretty fascinating! As if mom's didn't have enough to focus on already! Here's a study from WSU that indicates another way in which mother's have a strong impact on their children's habits and choices.  Mom's eating habits and dinner table behavior can influence your child's risk of obesity according to new research from Washington State University. "...moms who eat when they are already full and also show.
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nutrient denseWe've grown so accustomed as a society, to enjoying meat that many of us have forgotten, our bodies LOVE fruits and vegetables!  We can thrive on these foods with other sources of protein too.  That's a hard thing to remember when faced with a juicy cheeseburger, but in the long run, we'll be doing ourselves a much bigger favor by including lots of fruits and vegetables in our diet!  “Children raised.

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“Butterfest”....you’ve heard of it, right?  “Butterfest” is that little talked about holiday that begins October 31st and lasts until January 1st (or perhaps beyond for some of us!).  Of course Butterfest isn’t a real holiday, but it sure seems like it with so many wonderful temptations before us that begin with all the ‘treats’ of Halloween. We know that nearly everyone  finds the holiday season challenging, because we've become so accustomed to making food a central part of our celebrations.  Take a look at these great.
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