Healthy Tips

Back-to-School Lunchbox Makeover: 5 Quick and Healthy Lunch Recipes

August 21, 2014

What’s in your lunchbox? When I was a kid, it was standard, dependable: some sort of sandwich – usually PB&J on wheat, a fruit – usually an apple or banana, some veggies – usually carrot sticks, and a drink – usually boxed juice. Of course I didn’t make any of it, since my mom packed […]

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Healthy Tips for The New Mom

March 16, 2014

Our baby girl is 9 weeks old today! I can’t believe it’s been 9 weeks already. It has seriously flown by. In this time we have had tons of amazing and helpful visitors, been on one date night, gone on a bunch of walks, had 3 “play dates,” had just a few completely sleepless nights, […]

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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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Five Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

February 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day is like the holiday of dessert. Candy, chocolates, romantic decadent dinners, all of it screams indulgence. And there’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence! My husband and I went on our second date ever on Valentine’s Day in 2004 (our first date was the week before, on February 7th, 2004 – when I […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

January 26, 2014

Hi Everyone! My baby Layla is 2 weeks old today I can’t believe how fast time has passed since we came home from the hospital. The husband and I have learned so much in these first two weeks of her life, and I’m sure that will just continue as she gets older! Some little snippets […]

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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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