Move More Game Day Challenge

It’s game day, everyone is gathered around the TV and it’s time for kickoff. The “normal” social cues maytell us it is time for pizza and beer, but what if you had a fun way to get the competition moving instead?Start a new family-friendly tradition with the Move More Game Day Challenge! Challenge your familyand […]

Holiday Challenge

Join the Annual Holiday Challenge!

What is the Holiday Challenge? Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it may not sound like much, most people never manage to lose these extra pounds. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week program provides you with strategies and resources to help maintain your weight throughout the […]

Prepared tacos

Curried Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos

This versatile recipe brings together simple ingredients to produce a flavorful combination. Sweet potato, cauliflower, and bell pepper can be exchanged for other vegetables, such as carrots, russet potatoes, eggplant, or squash. The recipe calls for corn tortillas, but you could use flour tortillas, naan bread, or substitute with rice. Add optional toppings to increase […]

Prepared meal

Turkey Skillet Recipe

This recipe was inspired by a Home Chef meal my brother gifted me in exchange for dog sitting. It was so simple to make and delicious, that I knew I had to recreate this recipe. This meal comes together quickly in one pot if you have cooked grains like brown rice or quinoa already on […]

Get a Library Card!

My close friends and colleagues are probably tired of me plugging public libraries or library resources whenever I get a chance BUT libraries are wonderful community hubs! I blame it on the fact that my mom worked as a librarian intermittently over the years and my dad serves on the library board in my hometown. […]

Yogurt Parfait in glass

Summer Yogurt Parfait

This summer yogurt parfait is inspired by the photo on a box of The Original Grape-Nuts cereal! This cereal has 0 grams of added sugar and is made with just 3 ingredients, one of them being whole wheat flour. Combined with Greek yogurt and layers of summer berries, this parfait is super easy to make […]

sample salmon dish

Leftover Salmon & Quinoa Salad

Batch cooking is an excellent way to have “plannedovers”–planned leftovers–that can be adapted to different dishes throughout the week. I specifically like to batch cook grains, legumes, and animal proteins. My family regularly eats salmon. To save money I will buy a bag of frozen fillets especially when they go on sale. One of my […]