Apple Nachos with Homemade “Toffee” Drizzle 🍎📚 Afternoon snacks that turn Moms & Dads into heroes! Really!! Fun enough to get your kids’ attention…SIMPLE enough to make together in a few minutes…full of nutrients and energy to help them (and YOU) power through afternoon activities! I’ve made these apple nachos for the blog previously: ➡️ Read More!
How and Why to Get More Omega-3s Into Your Diet If you’ve read my other articles about fat, you know that our bodies need fat, so it doesn’t need to be feared the way it has been in the past. However, the type of fat matters, and it should always be eaten in the context Read More!
Why Does Iron Matter and How Can You Get Enough? When it comes to nutrition, many vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients play roles in keeping your body healthy. While a lot of emphasis gets put on carbohydrates, protein, and fat, minerals such as iron are less often discussed. Iron plays crucial roles in your body, Read More!
5 Tips for Thriving Through the Winter Blues and Boosting Your Mood It is not uncommon to become more irritable, depressed, lethargic, or tired at certain times of the year. If you notice these symptoms beginning around October or November and not getting better until April or May, you may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder Read More!
Healthy Alternatives for Valentine’s Day Desserts Happy Valentine’s Day, CRUSHers! This upcoming holiday can be so much fun, a chance to celebrate loved ones, and a reminder to practice self-love. It can also rival Halloween for being tough on a healthy lifestyle by surrounding us with sweets and treats. Thankfully, you don’t have to deny Read More!
Ham + Cheese Cracker Sandwiches (CFC Cold Lunchbox Series) A big request we’re still receiving is lunchbox ideas to tuck into backpacks or purses that’ll stay good for a few hours until lunchtime and do not require heating. Maybe you’re heading out to watch your kid play ball or dance? Maybe just running errands for Read More!
Prebiotics: What You Need To Know You have likely heard a lot about probiotics, a hot topic in the healthcare world over the past few years! The media widely advertises them, and supermarket and drugstore shelves portray them prominently on the shelves. On the other hand, prebiotics are much less talked about, and many people Read More!
Cranberry Apple Crisp 🍎 Ohhhh do I have a GOOD one for you today! This Cranberry Apple Crisp must be on your menu this weekend! Your house will smell absolutely delightful while it’s baking, and you’ll warm up those bellies with this sweet (shh…secretly nutritious) in-season dessert! A dollop of coconut cream or high-quality vanilla Read More!
Ham + Chaffle Breakfast Sandwich 🧇 Chaffles are the ultra-popular low-carb waffle trend, but they can be eaten in many different ways. These are PACKED with protein, so they make for a quick easy meal whenever hunger strikes! Chaffles are an awesome breakfast idea alongside some fresh fruit, but I’ve also enjoyed them occasionally for Read More!
Cacao vs. Cocoa: Which One is Best? If you’re like most people, you love chocolate. When grocery shopping or browsing through chocolate recipes, you’ve likely come across both cocoa and cacao powders, and you may be wondering what the difference is, and if it matters. These two products are very similar, but there are some Read More!