Nutrition

Why I Love Canned Tomatoes!

Why I Love Canned Tomatoes!

Did you know it’s American Heart Month AND Canned Food Month? That makes it the perfect time to talk about one of my favorite and most versatile canned foods – tomatoes! Whole, diced, fire-roasted…the tomato possibilities (tomatobilities?) are endless! Why eat tomatoes? Tomatoes contain an […]

Portion Control, Do You Read Me?

Portion Control, Do You Read Me?

Portion control. This is a phrase that you may have heard before, but unfortunately is made difficult to heed when eating out. It is a common occurrence to receive a plate piled high with food and to leave the restaurant feeling stuffed to the brim. I know this […]

How to Navigate the Grocery Store Maze

How to Navigate the Grocery Store Maze

The grocery store can be both an overwhelming and a wonderful place. People bustling up and down aisles, options upon options from floor to ceiling, and colorful packaging touting too-good-to-be-true health benefits. Hint: If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably isn’t […]

Sneaky Sugar

Sneaky Sugar

Or should I say, sneaky manufacturers? Sugar is often in the spotlight for its lack of health benefits (empty calories) and its possible contribution to health ailments. What are empty calories? Empty calories come from solid fats and/or added sugars. These provide calories, but minimal […]

Get The Most From Your Bread

Get The Most From Your Bread

The grocery store can be an overwhelming place. Options upon options line the shelves, so how do we know what to choose? Something as simple as bread can have a whole aisle to itself! It can be time consuming and frustrating to try and pick […]