How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money. Despite that fact that my husband was between jobs for a long time and I was only working part-time, our family of 5 (back then) continued eating very healthy despite our minimal budget for food. During … More How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}

Ever wonder why no matter what you do you can’t seem to lose the weight? You ‘burn’ more calories than you take in, choose the low-fat products over the full fat ones, eat lean meats, avoid butter and wear yourself out exercising to burn fat. This is such a common experience for most of us … More What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}

a freezable bolognese sauce to replace your jarred pasta sauces

I’ve just gotten the little one settled down for his afternoon nap and figure its about time to get some things organized for dinner tonight. I like to get the chopping done before he wakes up because if I don’t its a bit crazy because he is at his grumpiest just before dinner and wants … More a freezable bolognese sauce to replace your jarred pasta sauces

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

I know for a lot of people the holidays kills their healthy eating habits, but it doesn’t have to. There are many ways that we can enjoy the holiday foods without risking our health or sabotaging our ‘diets’. I put it in quotes because personally I don’t beleive in diets in the way our society … More some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…