Quick Snacks are Easy Just about everyone I know likes a quick snack sometime during the day or evening. We like quick and we like easy in our busy lives. Grab and go can be nutritious and delicious, in case you are wondering, and here's how... Start with a Fruit or Vegetable When you grab a fruit or vegetable as part or all of your quick snack, amazing things happen. You enjoy the crunch, you adore the sweet flavor, and you guarantee your body is receiving good nutrition. Fruits and vegetables are super-heroes for all their vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and high quality … [Read more...] about Quick Snacks
Visit a Farmer's Market this Summer! If you like taking kid-friendly outings, love the fresh air, and adore fresh and local foods, then the Farmer’s Market is a perfect destination this summer. There are many great reasons to visit a Farmer’s Market and here are just a few. 8 Great Reasons to Visit a Farmer's Market this Summer! Tasting wonderful flavors fresh from the farm Supporting family farmers who work hard day-after-day to grow nutritious fruits, vegetables, and more Protecting the environment by buying food that was grown nearby and was packaged & traveled less … [Read more...] about 8 Great Reasons to Visit a Farmer’s Market this Summer!
Frozen Banana Pops are the perfect solution to a kids' party, family party, baby shower, or any special occasion. They're fun, filling, nutritious and easy to make! Frozen Banana Pops – in 3 Ways! Makes 1 serving What you will need: Peanutty Banana ½ banana 2 tablespoons peanut butter 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts Breakfast Banana ½ banana 3 tablespoons vanilla greek yogurt 3 tablespoons granola Chocolate Confetti Banana ½ banana ¼ cup dark chocolate morsels ¼ teaspoon coconut oil 2 tablespoons rainbow sprinkles Note: Skewers and Parchment … [Read more...] about Frozen Banana Pops in 3 Ways!
Discovering a Healthier Banana Split Take it from me, there is a twist on the traditional banana split that you need to try - immediately. When I needed to use up a ripe banana a few nights ago, I hit the jackpot of delicious, nutritious and fun. Isn't it funny how impromptu can turn out so well?! A Banana Split can be Breakfast, Snack or Dessert For breakfast, this banana split with a healthy twist will do the job. Filling and good for your body, it will give you energy and focus all morning. For other options on healthier breakfast choices, here is my earlier blog called, Healthy … [Read more...] about Banana Split with a Healthy Twist!
Eating Seasonally in Winter with Citrus! There are quite a few good reasons to eat citrus fruit when it's 'in season,' like the tree-ripened flavors, finding reasonable prices for lots of varieties, and the bonus of vitamin C. If you eat one citrus fruit every day this winter, then you'll be strengthening your body's ability to fight off illness. Not only that, vitamin C is an antioxidant so it helps protect all the cells of your body. Here's a chart of Florida-grown citrus varieties you can choose from. 7 Ways to Add Winter Citrus to Your Day! 1. Squeeze an orange into your … [Read more...] about Eating Seasonally in Winter with Citrus!
This is a Guest Blog by Kaylie Chrismon. Did you know there are 7.3 million Americans who are vegetarian? There are also 22.8 million Americans who are “vegetarian-inclined1.” Are you vegetarian-inclined? There are several different types of vegetarians: 1. Vegetarian – someone who does not eat meat but eats animal by-products. This may include dairy products and eggs. 2. Pescatarian – someone who eats fish but does not eat other meat, such as poultry and beef. 3. Vegan – someone who does not eat meat or any animal by-products, which may also include honey. So why do people do it? … [Read more...] about Over 20 Easy Healthy Vegetarian Recipes