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Related Post: Chia Seed Pudding Parfait This is a quick easy breakfast to make Sunday night, leave it in the fridge, and simply have with breakfast for the week. Make one jar for each day – enjoy all week. 5 minutes serves 1 Vegetarian Ingredients: •1/4 cup old fashion oats •1/4 cup yogurt •1/3 cup milk •1tsp. chia seeds •2 tbsp. Vermont maple syrup •1 8ounce jar with a lid Directions: 1.Place milk, yogurt, oats, chia seeds and maple syrup in the jar. 2.Seal with the lid and shake until...

Last Friday, we discussed all the hype around the dark leafy green vegetable kale and now for today’s installment lets focus on quinoa. Quinoa has become popular lately but first learning how to pronounce it is the tricky part….(it’s ‘keen-wa’). I’ve been corrected by so many people that now I am the pro to its pronunciation. What is quinoa? Ok, so first off quinoa isn’t actually a grain (it’s actually the seed of a plant related to dark leafy greens), but it’s...

Kale is everywhere—in juices, smoothies, salads, and everyone is talking about. Are you curious about what Kale is and why it’s so good? Kale is a dark leafy green vegetable; it is a similar vegetable to cabbage, with green or purple leaves. It can be eaten raw, steamed, sautéed, blanched, baked, and even added to a smoothie or juice! Kale provides the body with fiber and chlorophyll, both of which support the body’s natural detoxification efforts. Fiber binds with toxins and other undesirables in your digestive...

Preparing meals for the entire week can be a daunting task and coming up with unique and healthy snacks can be just as imposing. Instead of racking your brains for just your typical or ordinary snack why not think outside of the box and combine items that may already be in your fridge with a Kellogg’s product. That’s why today I am especially pumped to share with you Tip #7: Perfect (Snack) Pairing from the Tips for a Great Start series from Team Kellogg’s. The food pairing methodology opens a whole new world of possible food...

We live in a convenient world. It is easy to settle on a “value” meal at a fast food restaurant simply because we are too tired to cook or we want to give the children a reward. Our country is plumping up compared to the rest of the world because of our ability to make any food look and taste good, although it is slowly killing us. If you don’t want your child to suffer from physical complications later in life, you need to be responsible and put your foot down now. How can you reduce the odds of your...

With the help of technology, Marie Callender’s and Healthy Choice frozen meals are re-imagining the way we see food. Inspired by Google technology, the ad follows two shoppers as they make their way through the grocery store picking their favorite, family-friendly meals from the two brands. Marie Callender’s and Healthy Choice use crisp vegetables, tender meats and perfectly al dente pasta to create chef-inspired entrées and desserts that are not only good for you – but will bring the family together.   ...

With your busy schedule as mom, you don’t have a lot of energy or time to spend calculating the best meal that will help you shed those unwanted pounds. And, with a variety of options from dinner to dessert, your sweet tooth and your taste buds can be satisfied while your waistline can be reduced. Healthy Choice has done the work for you so you can get back to more important things, like family. If you’re like most moms out there, you can relate to that video. Fad diets are miserable torture that rarely work. They make you...