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Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks for New and Nursing Mothers

Posted 2 years ago by Lori Scholle

Having a new baby changes many things in a woman’s life including how she sleeps and eats. Scheduled meals can sometimes be a challenge in the early weeks for the new and nursing mother.  Making an effort to eat nutritious snacks at least every 3  hours will help nourish and sustain the mother while she adjusts to her new role.  Eating a […]

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Omega 3′s – How Important Are They When You Are Pregnant and Nursing?

Posted 2 years ago by Lori Scholle

Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman’s life that is filled with preparing for the joys of motherhood to come.  There are many things mother’s are focused on as their pregnancy progresses – preparing for the nursery, getting ready for maternity leave and being as healthy as possible for the development of their baby.  Focus […]

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Easy One Pot Dinner – Southwestern Pork and Chickpea Stew

Posted 2 years ago by Lori Scholle

Winter can seem to drag on forever with short, gray days and seemingly endless cold.  Fortunately there are ways to warm up like with a hot hearty and delicious bowl of stew.  Making a nice pot of stew does not have to be a long drawn out process.  Below is a recipe for an easy […]

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Blackened Tilapia Taco Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Southwestern style foods are a summertime favorite in our house.  Southwestern food can sometimes be full of fatty meats, lots of cheese and sour cream which can add up in calories pretty quickly.  This Blackened Tilapia Taco Recipe satisfies that craving for southwestern style food in  a healthy way!  Do not let the word blackened prevent you […]

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Simple Guacamole Recipe for Poolside Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Avocados are a nutrient powerhouse that are not only good for you but delicious to eat!  Did you know that avocados were a fruit?  In every one ounce serving of avocado there are almost 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in addition to 2 grams of fiber.(1)  Avocados can be used in sandwiches, as a topping for burgers or […]

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Tips for Safe and Healthy Pool Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summer is here!  Can you believe that the school year is over and now families get to spend endless days in the summer sun?  One of the best ways to play outdoors and keep cool in the summer is to go to the pool.  The summer pool season is where countless hours will be spent […]

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Cool Off With Healthy Popsicles!

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summertime is hot!  With all of the activities that kids enjoy outdoors it is helpful to have fun and healthy ways to cool off.  A popsicle is an excellent way to cool you off and provide some hydration.  Store bought popsicles are easy but you risk giving your children artificial dyes and a whole lot […]

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Tips for Healthy Summer Road Trip Snacking

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Taking a road trip with the family is a time honored ritual of summer that almost all families have experienced before and are likely to do again this summer.  Planning for healthy eating while on the road seems impossible to achieve.  Most road trips are taken along interstate routes and the food choices at the […]

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Grilled Fruit – The Perfect Summer Dessert

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summer time is just around the corner and the thought of cooking over a hot stove is not usually how we see ourselves spending our free time.  Grilling meals is a great way to beat the heat and enjoy time outdoors with your family.  There are several things that you can grill for a fantastic, […]

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Cool Drink Recipes for Kids

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

This spring was an unusual one here in Georgia.  In our house I attempted to put away long pants and sleeves on more than one occasion only to have to drag them back out again.  Now that we are in May the weather has turned HOT overnight and will take us some time to adjust to […]

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