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Start your day with fun: 4 fresh takes on breakfast


A great way to start your day is to add breakfast to your morning routine. But as we all know, routines can get dull fast, especially after you’ve been eating the same breakfast for a few months. If you find your family is in a breakfast rut, it may be time to switch things up and add some excitement to those early hours. Read More »

6 Fresh New ways to Enjoy Potatoes


Potatoes are the vegetable that take breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks to the next level of yum. They are quick to disappear but also quick and easy to buy, prepare and serve. Not only are potatoes uber satisfying, but research published in the Journal of American College of Nutrition also shows that when prepared healthfully, they can be a part of a weight loss program—just call them the 9th Wonder of the World. If you’re looking for flavorful and nutritious dishes that can be part of your weight management plan this new year, then look no further. Read More »

Debunking Detox with 5 Easy Fixes


Lots of things in life create messes that need to be cleaned up — even in our bodies. Think of a playroom after a long day of family fun — toys and games strewed about the room, which if not tidied, we often end up tripping over. The same holds true for our bodies. After a holiday season of overeating and overindulging, our bodies need straightening up to function at their best, otherwise our digestive system becomes cluttered with toxins. And with cold and flu season in full swing, a body clean up will not only help to improve your digestive system, but it may also help boost your immune system as well. Read More »

Harness Holiday Indulging


The hustle and bustle of the holiday season – from office parties to family gatherings – often leads to over-indulging and deviating from a healthy lifestyle; luckily, it’s still possible to enjoy many of your favorite holiday dishes while reducing carb and sugar intake. Read More »

’Tis The Season – Heartwarming treats for the holidays


The holiday season is never complete without friends and family gathered ’round for festive cheer and merriment. Whether you’re the hostess with the mostest or an extroverted elf whose calendar is bursting at the seams, there’s no need to fret over what you’ll serve at your next event – even when you’re pressed for time. According to the National Confectioners ... Read More »

Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat


Summer is in full swing! Now that your kids are ending school and starting their summer adventures you have to think about the different kinds of snacks and foods you’ll need for the next two months. Summer is the time for icy, creamy, frozen treats to keep everyone cool. Read More »



The weather is warm, the sun is beating down on your body, you feel the soft sand in between your toes, sipping on a iced coffee that tastes and looks like a milkshake. Your server comes back with the food you ordered, hmm tomatoes and cucumber, tabbouleh, hummus, baba ghanoush and pita. A perfect meal, for a perfect day. Read More »