Healthy Eating

Food Allergy Awareness 101

As you may already know, my son has severe food allergies. One of my goals as a mom is to be his number one advocate when it comes to his allergies, and to help develop his own self-advocacy skills, however, as a child in a world filled with adults (who seem to know best)  that is not an easy task.  In fact, the task can be insurmountable…

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Don’t sideline the sides.

Don’t sideline the sides, make them a meal priority. One of my family favorites is roasted Brussel Sprouts. EVERYONE in the family eats them!!! The oven has to be on high at 425 degrees. I have tried to buy fresh brussel sprouts (even organic) and wash, clean, and cut these, but I have not had great success with the quality I find locally, and the washing and pre-boiling…

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Sweet treats at the beach

There is nothing better than a long day at the beach, swimming in the ocean, boogie boarding, collecting shells, visiting with family, and catching the rays. But, it can get pretty steamy. Try this easy treat to cool off. Peel a ripened (outside should be slightly brown) banana, and place in a plastic bag in the freezer. Let it freeze overnight. In the middle of…

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