Staying Healthy During the Cold & Flu Season – Whole Foods As Preventative Medicine

It can be challenging to stay healthy during the long winter months. For some, illness begins at the start of the school year and can carry on through the holidays and deep into winter. If your family is like most, you are very busy and find little time to prepare nutritious meals at home. Convenience foods can become a staple at the dinner … [Read more...]

Localicious: Incredibly Edible Egg Mclovins Are Something To Cluck About

The 1980s jingle “I love eggs … from my head down to my legs …” runs through my head every time I crack one. In the past few months, I’ve also been on a mission to cut out carbs as much as possible and eat more protein. One egg alone has 6 grams of protein. Add in the cheese and meat in the Egg McLovins recipe below and your meal is filled with … [Read more...]

Homemade Seaweed Snacks: Kid-approved … but may never make it into a lunch box!

Have you ever tried those salty seaweed snacks you buy at places like Trader Joe's? I know, they're addicting … we've tried them before and my children loved them! I won't buy them because they have so much packaging and because canola oil is listed as one of the ingredients (which is often genetically engineered). My 10-year-old daughter Lily has … [Read more...]

Summer Treats: Whole Fruit Popsicles

Cool down this summer with homemade fruit Popsicles. You'll save money and reduce wasteful packaging by making your own. Plus, by adding in pieces of whole fruit, these healthy treats become quite beautiful and irresistible! I've made homemade Popsicles so many ways – you can puree whole fruit and pour it into molds, use any type of freshly … [Read more...]