{review} Winder Farms Food Delivery

I had the opportunity to try out Winder Farms food delivery service a few weeks ago, and it couldn’t have come at a better time, as I was just returning from traveling and didn’t have time to do our weekly grocery shopping. I set-up my delivery date and their farm fresh products were delivered on […]

Recipe – Basic Banana {Yogurt} Bread

Did you know it was Star Wars day today? I didn’t know either but I thought I’d share this themed and fun cupcakes that I made last week for my friend Kathy son’s birthday party. They were really fun to make. Weekend fun has started already. After work today, Chris and I, along with our friends […]

Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip

My first exposure to veggie dips was not until high school. I started attending friends parties where they served bite-sized vegetables and a big tub of ranch dressing.  Back then, I thought “Wow, vegetables taste great with a thick and creamy dip”. I always served myself with more dipping sauce than vegetables. It’s not a […]

Giveaway – Pillsbury Breakfast

*** Giveaway is now closed *** Since we were gone the last 10 days on vacation, we made sure to eat everything we had in our refrigerator prior to leaving. I gave my fruits and produce to my sister and we ate all our leftovers. The day we returned home, we finished all our laundry […]

Go Green – Vega Breakfast Challenge

Whenever I run early in the morning, I find myself getting hungry for a snack before lunch. I’ll have my normal oatmeal breakfast, have a snack bar mid morning and a late lunch. I would rather have higher calorie and nutrient dense breakfast that will keep me full until lunch. This week I switched things […]

WIAW – What I Ate Today

It was a scorcher today and I wished I could have eaten ice cream for all my meals, but alas, I need nutrition so ice cream will have to wait, maybe for dessert later. Lets get straight to it…these are my eats for today. I had a soupy oat bowl today, I was a little […]

Green Giant Review and Giveaway

I am all about short cuts on days where life gets really busy, and that includes short cut on food preparation. I do my best to have at least 2 servings of vegetables every day. I usually eat vegetables with my lunch and dinner plate. Frozen vegetable packs are a staple in our freezer because […]

“Be Fit and Pain Free in 2011” event

Last Saturday, I attended the “Be Fit and Pain Free in 2011” event hosted by Kathy Kaehler and sponsored by Salonpas Pain Relief Patches.  SALONPAS is a pain patch with NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) medication you can put on your body for relief. So instead of taking an aspirin or ibuprofen, you can just put a […]

POMpalooza – POM Party

The last few weeks I have enjoyed the fresh harvest of pomegranates. I was picked by POM Wonderful as 1 of 100 to host a POM Party in celebration of the pomegranate harvest season. Fresh pomegranates are available only from September to January, but the delicious, nutrient-rich juice is obtainable year-round. I have been eating, […]

Pure Bar – Simple, real ingredients

Pure Bar sent me their bars to sample. Pure Bars are made from certified organic ingredients and are gluten-free, vegan, raw, kosher and entirely delicious. When I buy snack bars, the first thing I look at is the list of ingredients. Pure Bar list their ingredients in the front of their packaging, “because real food […]