Archive of ‘Nutrition’ category

Roasted Butternut Quinoa Risotto

When I first discovered this recipe, I was was somewhat skeptical of toasting quinoa. I mean, I’m no expert chef here. Just a momma trying to feed her family healthy food! So this was a little intimidating. While it was cooking, I kept thinking, ‘Crap. I’ve ruined it. This is gonna be crap.’ But, I […]

Eat Right!

It is important we be critical of what we put into our bodies. No amount of exercise can compensate for inadequate nutrition!  

Ratatouille Deliciousness

Today I let my little man help me make ratatouille! We had so much fun making this easy dish together! Ingredients: 1 eggplant 1 yellow squash 1 zucchini 1 red pepper chopped 1 chopped onion 5-6 cloves of minced garlic 1 can organic diced tomatoes 3 twigs of thyme 1/2 cup water 4 tbsp organic […]

Now Go Run!

Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get out there and run. I have been having problems the past few days with waking up at about 5 am, expecting my kids to need me, and they are sound asleep. It’s kinda awful. This morning, I felt totally no energy to run. Reading this NY […]

A Healthy Mom

Being a healthy mom is work. HARD work! My definition of a healthy lifestyle doesn’t involve “stick skinny” sizes. Healthy involves eating the right whole foods your body needs to have energy and a high immune system, as well as getting adequate exercise. Exercise, both cardiovascular and strength-building, is important! Being healthy takes planning. You must plan […]

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