Smoothies: The Perfect Snack and Summer Treat

Warmer weather has arrived!  To celebrate, my girls and I have been enjoying smoothies.   Smoothies are a great way to pack in more fruits – and even veggies – to yours and the kids’ or grandkids’ diet.  They are a great on-the-go snack or even breakfast because they take mere minutes to whip up and make the perfect cool-down…

Variety Is The Spice of Life, Part 2 – Exercise

In my last blog, I talked about the importance of eating a variety of whole foods to reap the benefits of all the different nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals – all good stuff that helps keep us healthy and protect us from chronic diseases. It is equally important to also mix it up when…