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Super Creamy & Smooth Guacamole

My daughter complains about my homemade guacamole turning brown when I pack it for an after school snack, despite loading it up with lime juice.…


Melissa’s Easy Pesto

Pesto is no longer just for pasta! I love spreading it on whole grain toast, serving it on top of veggies or olives as a mini-appetizer, having it with…


10 Tasty Ways to Use Peanut Butter in Sweet Treats

I love nut butters, and peanut butter is a staple in our house. I like it crunchy, smooth, unsalted or salted. Peanut butter or nut…


15 Tasty Ways to Use Plain Greek Yogurt

My diet is mostly plant based, so I like to add plain Greek yogurt for a protein boost. Plus it adds a creamy taste and…


Fad Diets, Why They Don’t Work

Just like fad diets are repackaged and recycled in households–so are the fad messages in the media. Most recently, Congress has reprimanded Dr. Oz for promoting…


How to Enjoy Cinnamon

Concerned about recent headlines on cinnamon’s safety?  Debunk cinnamon rumors with The Truth About Cinnamon.  In the mean time there are many ways to safely enjoy…


Calorie Cocktail Bombs: Are You Sabotaging Your Weightloss Goals?

When we go out to have fun with friends or family, eating out is almost always a given. Of course, cocktails are often in order…


Tasty Reduced Sodium Cauliflower Soup

In our family we are always looking for ways to boost our vegetable intake to increase fiber, help prevent heart disease and improve longevity. Cauliflower…


Pineapple Parsley Green Smoothie

  Green smoothies are surprisingly refreshing and make a great mid day snack or accompaniment to any meal. Parsley is full of vitamins A and…


How to Break Bad Habits

A habit can be hard to break because it is a routine you’ve created that’s easy to follow each day. To evaluate your unhealthy habits,…