The primary concern of all parents is the wellbeing of their children: physical, mental, emotional, and nutritional. I am a strong believer in introducing healthy and nutritious foods in the early stages of children’s lives and protecting them from unhealthy foods. Childhood nutrition is so important! Introducing children to healthy options at a young ageContinue reading “A day filled with wholesome goodness…”
Homemade Baked Chicken Skewers ready in 30 minutes!
Cutting out half the fat from my original banana nut bread recipe was piece of cake! 1 egg instead of 2 eggs 1/2 stick of butter (instead of full) and 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce This delicious banana nut bread recipe contains 50% whole grain flour thus providing you with some fiber in your diet. It tastesContinue reading “Banana Nut Bread: Reduced Fat”
One in three adults has some form of cardiovascular or heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn how to lead a healthier lifestyle and protect you and your loved ones from heart disease. Following a healthy eating plan, managing stress and engagingContinue reading “Love your Heart”
Ever wonder if your mother’s old saying that garlic was good for your heart was just an old wives tale or if it actually had some basis? Well, during my dietetic internship, my partner and I were determined to find out if it was true. Garlic is claimed to have cardiovascular protective properties, particularly toContinue reading “Does Garlic help lower cholesterol?”
I had been craving stuffed bell peppers for a while so I finally decided to try making them at home. My husband is not a big fan of stuffed bell peppers, so I wanted to make sure he would enjoy it as well. Turns out, they are super easy to make and my husband lovedContinue reading “Stuffed Bell Peppers with a Secret Ingredient (It’s not love!!)”
Garam Masala is a very common Pakistani/Indian ingredient that you find in a number of South Asian recipes! Garam Masala is a combination of 8 ground spices that has a unique flavor & a distinctive aroma. Having a home made fresh batch at hand makes it all the more better! White Cumin Seeds- 1 cup Whole Black PepperContinue reading “Garam Masala-A South Asian Secret”
Easy recipe with nutrient information!
Serving size is very important when it comes to eating healthy! Do not eat directly out of a box because you won’t know how much you ate. Serve yourself a measurable amount and enjoy the treat! #BeMindful