Tag: nutrition

Nourishing Moms

Nourishing Moms

Happy Mother’s Day parents.  Enjoy the lavish brunch and pampering.  Next week you may go back to eating cold half eaten leftovers off your child’s plate. Or, consider ways to nourish moms, physically, emotionally and playfully.  This year I established a goal for Lively Kitchens […]

Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

A friend tells a story of an especially long and troubled winter several years ago. It seemed like the snow and cold would never end. One day she saw fresh asparagus at the grocery store and she burst into tears. She said, “I’m sure other […]

Green is Your Color

Green is Your Color

No matter what color your favorite football team wears, green is your color nutrition-wise. “Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to improve your health,” says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, author of The Veggie Queen. I remember my mother serving a peach half […]

The Berry Antioxidant Power Team

The Berry Antioxidant Power Team

If you want to eat the most antioxidant packed vegetables your choices are kale and spinach. If you want to eat the most antioxidant packed fruits your choices are blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. So which would you choose? A bowl of spinach or a […]

True Steaming

True Steaming

Could it be that people who say they don’t like cooked vegetables have only had boiled vegetables? Putting broccoli or green beans or carrots or any vegetable, really, into a pot of boiling water is absolutely the worst thing you can do to it. I […]

Oats and Honey–A Nutritional Galaxy

Oats and Honey–A Nutritional Galaxy

  Oats and honey together creates a nutrition galaxy.  As I stirred a spoonful of honey into my breakfast oatmeal, I smiled in anticipation of the deliciousness I was about to enjoy and the incredible health benefits I was getting from all that good flavor. […]

Oh, My Aching Bones!

Oh, My Aching Bones!

Oh, my aching bones!  Keeping our bones strong is important for all ages. As children it is important to consume calcium and vitamin D rich foods to insure bones are growing properly.  As adults it is important to continue to do the regimen so we don’t […]