Back To School Lunches: Part 1

Where has the summer gone?! Just a few weeks ago I was making a video about healthy snacks for family travel and now it’s time to jump back into the routine of school and packing healthy lunches. Start the year off right with some healthy and easy lunches that are sure to please. Here is […]

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Baked Potato Bacon Cheddar Soup Recipe

One of the great things about the change in seasons is the change in seasonal foods. And for fall, soup may just be the perfect one-dish meal. The trick is to find a soup that has it all for a complete meal. It needs to be hearty with plenty of protein, not too much fat […]

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Back to School Lunches: Part 2

Last week, I gave you some ideas of good protein choices to add to your child’s lunch box. Including some high fiber foods is important because these foods also have many other important nutrients that growing children need. All parents know how frustrating it is when those fruit and veggies you packed come home uneaten, so […]

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Sweet Potato, Peanut and Kale Soup With Chicken and Black Eyed Peas

Of all the recipes I have developed, this is probably my favorite. Its unique and delicious combination of flavors provides a wealth of vitamins, antioxidants, protein, monounsaturated fats and fiber. Hearty and filling, this soup is perfect for a cool fall evening when served with a rustic whole grain bread and green salad. If bagged, washed and cut kale greens are available at your grocery store, they work quite well in this recipe and cut down on prep time.

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