Category Archives: On My Mind

Making Meals, Making Memories and 10 Conversation Starters

Are family meals a lost art? In our world today, with fast-paced lives, busy work schedules and extracurricular activities, drive-thru meals and takeout food have become the norm. What impact does this have on our kids, our families and ourselves? … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

High protein, low carbohydrate, gluten-free, probiotics, whole grain, green tea, shakes… Everywhere you look, someone has the newest or best way to eat. All of this information gets confusing and overwhelming. Eating becomes stressful rather than pleasurable. Food is meant … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snack Smarter

Snacking has become a nearly universal behavior. Nearly 97% of Americans are snacking at least once per day, with more than 40% snacking three to four times. What you choose to snack on should match your health goals and can … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweet Potato or Yam? What’s the Difference?

What’s in a name? When it comes to the yam, there is a bit of confusion. The truth is what you’ve been calling a yam is most likely a sweet potato. Even more, it’s possible that you’ve never even tasted a … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To focus or multi-task: that is the question. Burnt Hamburger!

Have you ever had one of “those” days? A day that your to-do list is a mile long, your attitude says “bring it on”, but God says “slow down, lady”? I’ve been having them a lot lately… My husband and … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Diet Swaps That Don’t Pay Off

When it comes to eating healthfully, there are certain concessions and modifications that just make sense. Not eating toaster pastries for breakfast, trading in white for whole grain, or limiting daiquiris to once a year on vacation, just to name … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Reasons to LOVE Dairy

10 reasons to LOVE dairy. 1. Calcium – Dairy is probably best known for its calcium, which helps to build and maintain healthy bones and teeth. 2. Vitamin D – Also known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is one … Continue reading

Posted in On My Mind | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments