Demystifying Health Food Labels: What do they all mean?

February 26, 2014

“Free-Range,” “Organic,” “All Natural,” “Whole Grain,” — words like these are all over grocery store items and restaurant menus these days! It can be super confusing to know whether these words actually mean anything: whether a product labeled “all natural” is better than a product without that label, and how to make sure you’re not […]

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Lightened Up Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 18, 2014
Two red velvet cupcake

A few days ago (on Valentine’s Day), the husband brought me home a red velvet cupcake. It was ginormous — even despite the fact that he had eaten half of it! And it was delicious. I just love cupcakes — there’s something about that pre-portioned cute little personalized cake that gets me every time. And […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie (Slimmed-Down but still delicious!)

November 21, 2013
pumpkin pie

Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday of the year. Food, family, time off work – it doesn’t get much better than that! The husband and I always spend Thanksgiving with our family and extended family friends — we actually do it potluck style which ends up being really fun. And since it’s a potluck, with […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

November 2, 2013
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Hi Everyone! As most of you know, I shared some exciting news on my blog about 8 weeks ago, and since then time has just been flying by! Soon after I shared the news of our little girl’s arrival in January, I asked all of you for some feedback on whether you’d like to see […]

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Make A Healthier Pizza: 10 Tips and Tricks

October 20, 2013
zucchini ribbons pizza

Pizza is the husband’s absolute favorite food in the world. I think he could literally eat pizza for all three meals every single day and be happy. Deep dish, thin crust, artisan-style, frozen — he doesn’t discriminate, he loves them all So of course, one of my missions has been to make-over pizzas in a […]

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10 Budget-Friendly, Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

May 22, 2013
grocery cart

Shopping for healthy food on a budget is always a challenge. Have you ever just gone about your groceries, and then ended up with a huge bill with no idea where the money went? I certainly have, and I’d often wonder why I’d sometimes end up with a huge bill, and sometimes with a budget-friendly […]

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