Meal Makeover

Build a Better Burger

Summer is here and 4th of July is right around the corner! Grilling out burgers is a must for any summer cookout and definitely a family favorite in my household. Check out this handy infographic to building a better burger and let kids pick their own toppings! Or you can create a burger bar for a fun, themed cookout!

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Restaurant Meal Makeover: Mexican Edition

Taco night is huge in my house! I usually set up a taco bar where the boys can pick and choose their favorite toppings and build their own tacos. It’s so easy to throw together - just set out different toppings, like lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and avocado, and let them go at it! They get to choose what they like best and you can feel good about serving a healthy meal at home.

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Restaurant Meal Makeover: Seafood Edition

I’m really lucky because my kids will eat different varieties of fish and seafood. However, a meal at a seafood restaurant for my family can cost us more than $60, not to mention thousands of calories. I’ve recently started to prepare more fish at home and realized that these dishes cook up quickly, which is perfect for our busy schedules.

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Fresh Tips to Make Holiday Food Healthy

There are two things I love about the holidays: family and food. And I definitely get plenty of both. Most of us get involved in the cooking experience, and we prepare our meal in a light and healthy fashion. Yes, light and healthy, and it tastes delicious. Holiday dishes don’t have to be heavy and fattening to taste great. Not only can your families’ favorite dishes be nutritious and delicious, but they can be easy enough to make so that everyone, including your kids, will want to participate.

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