Create a Healthy Holiday Plate

You are probably preparing to be completely stuffed tomorrow. But what if you could enjoy the foods you love on Thanksgiving and not feel miserable afterwards? It’s possible, it just takes a little smart plate planning. You may be familiar with USDA’s MyPlate, a handy guide that can help you become more mindful in creating…

Get Adequate Protein For Optimal Health

Have you noticed all the products in the grocery store with added protein?  It really struck me the other day as I was picking up my whole wheat English muffins and saw Thomas’ “Double Protein” English Muffins.  There are also high protein cereal bars and cereal, bottled smoothies, and snacks…the list goes on.  Protein seems to…

Tortellini Soup with Tomatoes and Spinach

I love soups and stews this time of year.  This is one that I found that pleases the whole family.  I love when that happens!  It is so easy to put together and is ready in no time.  I hope you enjoy it too. Tortellini Soup with Tomatoes and Spinach Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive…