Getting Kids To Try New Vegetables {Veggie Pinwheels Recipe}

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own.) My boys are leery of new foods and if I put any on their dinner plate they eye them, poke them, and smell them and then say “I don’t like this”. I remind them that they won’t know if they like something unless … Read more

Strawberry Jam {Recipe}

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cup sliced fresh strawberries ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon coconut sugar (optional) 1 heaping teaspoon ground chia seeds Directions: Puree berries in a food processor with the vanilla and optional coconut sugar. Pour into bowl and stir in remaining whole berries and chia until well combined. Cover and refrigerate overnight. While … Read more

Kids LiveWell Program

A couple weeks ago I was invited to attend a blogger dinner hosted by the National Restaurant Association. We enjoyed delicious food at Fulton’s On The River while we learned more about the Kids LiveWell program. I had never heard of it before so I was excited to find out more since any program that … Read more

Menu Plan {January 9-15}

I’ve got more healthy meals for you this week. {Click on the pictures to be taken to the posts they come from.} What are you eating this week? Monday- leftovers *** *** *** *** *** Saturday- leftovers ***

One more pound…. #knockoutthefat

I lost two pounds this week which surprised me because I kind of splurged on my birthday. I went to a theme park that day though so I’m guessing the miles I walked burned all the calories from that funnel cake I ate. I currently weigh 182.6 which means I have lost a total of … Read more

Eating While Out Of Town #knockoutthefat

This week I spent a few days out of town in Asheville, North Carolina at a blogging conference. I brought along healthy snacks (including fresh fruits and vegetables) to snack on during the car rides. While at the conference we were fed breakfast and lunch. I was both surprised and excited that there were many … Read more

The Reasons I Eat #knockoutthefat

I am down two pounds from last week! Woohoo! I now weigh 186.8 and have a BMI of 30.1. So far during this challenge I have lost 4.8 pounds. I have been eating healthier and using my George Foreman grill to “knock out the fat” in my meat. I have been noticing recently that I … Read more

Losing Weight! #KnockOutTheFat

So excited that I lost weight! 3.8 pounds is a lot considering I got in the challenge late and missed the first two days so it was only 5 days. My BMI lowered from 31 to 30.3 which doesn’t seem like much but now I am only .3 away from being “overweight” instead of “obese”. … Read more