Treat Yourself

These heart-healthy recipes are a breeze to make and don’t require any cooking. By making your own treats, you can adjust the ingredients and swap saturated fats for beneficial unsaturated fats. Chocolate makes life a little sweeter, so share with someone you love! Dark Chocolate Cherry No-Bake Bites These bite-sized snacks are easy to make […]

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DIY Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast sandwiches are an easy option when you get them from the drive thru, but are loaded with calories, fat and salt. When you make a breakfast sandwich at home, you can use healthier ingredients, but it can be time consuming. This recipe combines the best of both – eggs you can make ahead and […]

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Quinoa: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner!

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) is everywhere you look these days, and for good reason! It’s been so popular over the last few years that 2013 was deemed ‘The International Year of Quinoa.’ Understandably so! The nutrient profile is pretty impressive, and the health benefits are evident. So what’s all the hype? Quinoa is an ancient grain […]

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Refrigerator Oatmeal

My family recently went on vacation. The hotel at which we stayed had a lovely breakfast buffet each morning. My favorite item was these small little bowls filled with what looked to be granola, fruit and nuts mixed with dairy. On our last morning of vacation, I asked our server what was in the little […]

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