Thanking teachers with wholesome indulgence

Does your school host a breakfast or lunch to show appreciation for the teachers and other staff? My kids' school PTA does this once a month, and it is a big hit. A balance of indulgence and healthfulness is appreciated by these angels in our children's lives. Fresh fruits and juices and tea packets, egg … Continue reading Thanking teachers with wholesome indulgence

To eat or not to eat… Breakfast, that is

Dueling nutrition studies-- what a new concept! I wish. Cornell University put out a press release with a shocking headline last Friday: "Skipping breakfast may be healthy way to shed weight." What? You've been eating breakfast because it's supposed to help you avoid feeling starved before lunch time? Then yesterday, a study out of Harvard garnered this … Continue reading To eat or not to eat… Breakfast, that is

For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

I am so glad I like eggs, because they are so versatile and packed with nutrition! It is important to get protein throughout the day for sustainable energy and satiety (feeling satisfied after eating for a reasonable amount of time), but still far less than carbohydrate. You'll see carbohydrates, protein, and fat amounts in grams … Continue reading For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

Not the Same Ol’ Breakfast

A bowl of cereal with milk and fruit, or yogurt with fruit and granola are the quick and easy standby's for me in the morning. They are fast and filling, not too heavy, and smart shopping keeps the added sugars low and nutrients high. I have recently started throwing in a handful of walnuts or … Continue reading Not the Same Ol’ Breakfast