Better for You Caramel Apples

Over the past couple of months I've been trying to make smarter snack choices. I know I'm a grazer when it comes to food and although I don't eat big meals, too much picking at high calorie snacks throughout the day is easy to exceed a normal consumption of calories. Because I know I like to snack throughout the day, I'm more prepared with choices like these better for you caramel apples. Since starting the Jenny Craig wellness program earlier this year I've been logging my daily calories and Read More... {Read More...}

Jenny Craig on the go Wellness

Thank you Jenny Craig for sponsoring this post. -- Get serious about losing weight with Jenny Craig! Looking at the past 10 years it's easy to see how much my weight has fluctuated. I've gained and lost about 40 pounds more than 5 times. And as you would expect, every time I lose I swear I won't gain it back. But I do. I always do. I love food. A LOT. I have done many quick diets over the years resulting in weight loss but doing nothing for my ability to keep the weight off after achieving my Read More... {Read More...}

Chocolate Strawberry Breakfast Energy Bowl Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationBreakfastEssentials #CollectiveBias #sponsored Every busy morning should start with well planned breakfasts, packed lunches, and happy children. Obviously we can't guarantee our children will wake up ready to start the day with a smile, but we can guarantee our home is well stocked with easy and nutritious breakfast options. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® have been Read More... {Read More...}

Healthy pregnancy smoothie recipes

Check out Healthy pregnancy smoothies and juices by Brie Brie Blooms at It's true, my instagram feed is filled with more sweets than healthy snacks lately. At almost eight months pregnant I am still not that excited by food...unless it's chocolate or something super sugary. I've done my best to make healthier choices and avoid the sugary snacks and in doing that have turned to fruit and smoothies because I just can't seem to beat this pregnancy sweet tooth. I created a Read More... {Read More...}

Tropical Refresher, begin your day with the benefits of almond milk

We easily could go through several gallons of dairy milk a day in our house. My daughter loves milk and happily drinks it with each snack and meal. We are very fortunate to not have any dairy allergies causing us to avoid milk but drinking too much gives my daughter a tummy ache and she is consuming unnecessary calories and fat. With out forcing her to completely reduce her milk consumption, I made an easy switch to alternating her favorite drink with Silk Almondmilk. She is happy with Read More... {Read More...}

12+ Spring Salad Recipes

With the warm weather and many more opportunities for patio dining, our family has been enjoying spring salads frequently. You can easily get creative and add a healthy variety to your weekly meal plan. With the help of Foodie, I’ve put together a collection of spring salad recipes to help you get started. The diverse recipes in the collection are full of great homemade dressings and unique flavor pairings.  Sometimes I have to be creative to get my five year old daughter Read More... {Read More...}