It’s Time to Broaden Your Horizons (Or…If My Husband Eats It, You Should At Least Give It a Try)

When I reminisce about my childhood, I honestly don’t remember if I was a picky eater or not. I want to say I wasn’t, but I’m fairly confident my mom would bring up all kinds of examples proving me wrong. What I will admit to, is being picky about meat. I just didn’t like it. I…

Chocolate and Peanut Butter is the Answer (And I Don’t Care What the Question Is)

There are days that require chocolate. And there are days that require peanut butter. And then there are days that require chocolate and peanut butter. Today was definitely one of those days. And that's kinda weird, because "those days" typically have something to do with the size of the moon. Or on days of "socials" (You remember…

Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast is important to me. Very important. So is being organized. Almost as important as breakfast. Therefore, it should not come as a surprise to anyone that my breakfast is planned before I go to bed at night. And sometimes, my breakfast is made before I go to bed at night. Or, in the case…

Sea Salt “Caramels” and Health Challenge #5

Every couple of weeks, I give my kids at school a "Health Challenge". Last Tuesday, I presented Health Challenge #5: Limit your "sweet treats" to one per day. After presenting the "Did you know..." facts about added sugars in our food, we got on the topic of what is actually in the foods we eat. As an…

Living the Sweet Life

I live a sweet life. And no, it's not just because I have a happy marriage (which I do), or because I have 3 kids I enjoy spending time with (they turned out pretty well despite my parenting), or because I have a job I enjoy (especially in the summer). What I'm really talking about is the fact that…