Kale and Quinoa Salad

This delicious kale and quinoa salad recipe contains a perfect blend of nutrients that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. via Kale and Quinoa Salad —

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Why a Gallon?

This is an exciting time of year for me as a mom.  My kiddos are out of school which means no homework, conference nights, and projects.  For me, this means that I get to focus on some important lifestyle behaviors that tend to slip with the hustle and bustle of a school year.  My coworkers … Continue reading Why a Gallon?

Lentil Quinoa Salad

I have wanted to try some quinoa recipes for the longest. Today, I finally tried one. With the warmer months approaching I want to have some nutritious mini meals  available that are quick and easy to prepare when cooking is not on my mind. So, I decided to try Lentil Quinoa Salad.  The recipe turned … Continue reading Lentil Quinoa Salad

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Hey there!  I wanted to add a post about green tea since I swear by starting my morning off with a hot cup.  I began this ritual a couple of years ago and rarely miss a morning without it.  I began drinking it when I learned that it would help boost my metabolism.  Well, it … Continue reading Health Benefits of Green Tea

Jump off the bandwagon now- Diets don’t work!

Okay, so last week in class, a student asks me if I had heard of the Corset Diet.  I honestly had not heard much about the diet.  I know that women are wearing them, but had no idea that a diet was created around it.  Anyway, the student told me about it and after hearing … Continue reading Jump off the bandwagon now- Diets don’t work!

What’s up with my appetite?

If you have started to increase your physical activity efforts this year you may notice that you are more hungry than normal. Here are some tips to ensure that you are meeting your bodies nutritional needs while staying active. Ensure that you are consuming adequate amounts of quality calories during the day.  Although we hear … Continue reading What’s up with my appetite?