Healthy Living

Choline: What Is It and How to Get Enough

Find out how to get enough choline and why everyone needs it in the diet, especially moms and moms to be. This post was sponsored by Balchem, a nutritional ingredient supplier. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. When I was thinking about having children and finally pregnant with my…

Cocoa Flavanols & Homemade Caffé Mocha {Recipe}

Warm up with a Homemade Caffé Mocha that’s delicious and contains beneficial cocoa flavanols. I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. On weekdays I start my mornings with a simple cup of coffee topped with some milk and a dash of half and half. Come the weekends, my husband…

How to Feed a Healthy Gut: Prebiotics & Probiotics

Learn all about prebiotics and probiotics, why they are important, and how you can get them in your diet! This post was written by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN You may have been hearing a lot about gut health lately. Everywhere you turn, someone is touting the benefits of gut health or talking about the gut microbiota in some way. If you don’t…

The Truth About Eggs – 6 Facts About Egg Nutrition and Labeling

Nutrition myths abound, especially when it comes to eggs. Learn the truth about eggs including six facts regarding their nutrition and labeling. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. I feel bad for eggs. There’s so much about them to love, yet many people fear…

How to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving – Your Survival Guide

This Thanksgiving keep this survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, and…

Chicken Myths & Truths + Healthy Chicken Recipes

Find out the truth about some common chicken myths and enjoy over 35 nutritious, delicious and healthy chicken recipes. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. I’ve mentioned before when it comes to food, there’s a month or special day to celebrate everything—December is…

All About Tomatoes + Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes

Learn about the varieties, health benefits, & culinary uses of fresh summer tomatoes. Then enjoy delicious & healthy Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes! Summer is the ultimate season for fresh, juicy tomatoes! I personally love summer tomatoes, especially ones that are home grown in my parents’ garden or purchased from the farmers market. Not only are tomatoes delicious and versatile, but…