Apple & Dried Cherry Coleslaw

Spring is in full effect with summer fast-approaching, which means it's time to dust off the patio furniture and fire up the grill. I've actually had my grill out for a few weeks now and take every chance I get to grill our dinner. Burgers, steak, chicken, even veggies, I love grilling season! Less time in the kitchen, less mess...

Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

Earth day is April 22! If you're looking for easy ways to celebrate at home, we're sharing 6 ideas below. Earth day is a reason to take a look at how you're doing at home and in the kitchen when it comes to being more mindful about what we're eating, how we're getting it to the table and what happens...

6 Ways to Satisfy Sugar Cravings with Blueberries

This post is sponsored by Wish Farms. All opinions are our own. It’s official – Florida blueberry season is here! Blueberries are a favorite in our house (well, all berries really), and they’re more versatile than you think. Sure, there’s blueberry muffins and plain ‘ol snacking, but today we’re teaming up with our friends at Wish Farms to share 6 ways...

Spring Break Snacks & Activities

It’s hard to believe that spring break is just around the corner with all of the crazy weather we’ve had this winter. No matter what the weather is like where you live or what your plans are, I have great snack ideas and fun activities for your spring break. For Rainy Days Spent Inside When it rains, you and the...

Kumquat Papaya Salad with Honey Citrus Mint Dressing

This Valentine’s day pamper your loved ones with a fresh, seasonal Kumquat Papaya Salad with Honey Citrus Mint Dressing. This fruit salad is not only tasty but a good, healthy option to nourish the body while enjoying something sweet. Pairing papaya, honey and citrus is a classic combination that we Latinos enjoy for breakfast or as a snack. Papaya is...

20 Healthy Picnic-Friendly Recipes

Summer is the perfect time to pack a picnic and head to the local park for some family time. You can enjoy fresh air, sneak in some exercise and enjoy some tasty dishes. Make sure to pack your basket with fresh and tasty recipes using fresh produce at season's peak! Picnic-Friendly Salads & Sandwiches 1. Asian Chicken Wraps 2. Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad...

How Gardening Can Improve Mental Health

Did you know that playing in the dirt can be good for your brain, heart and relationships? This time of year, many of us consider planting a garden so that we can provide healthy foods for our families. What we may not realize is that while we’re planting, we’re enjoying more than just the promise of tasty vegetables. I have...

4 Steps to a Backyard Garden

We are excited to have Julia Parker-Dickerson, M.Ed from KidsGardening.org as our guest blogger today. Read on to get tips on setting up your very own home garden. What better place to grow special family memories than in a garden? Before you start growing your own fresh, nutritious, and tasty food, here are a few things to keep in mind...

Build Your Own Salad

During these hot summer months, nothing is more refreshing than a great salad! Crisp lettuce topped crunchy veggies, filling protein and fun add-ons makes for a nutrient-rich meal the whole family will enjoy. This Build Your Own Salad guide will help you select the best topping for your salad, or print out copies for the whole family to build their...

Pediatrician-Approved Tips To Get Kids Active

My youngest recently asked what I did for fun as a kid. His jaw dropped when I explained we didn’t have smart phones, Internet, video games or a million TV channels. We just went outside to play. Of course, we weren’t thinking about physical fitness, but we were on to something healthy. Kids need a good 60 minutes of physical...