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Eggplant

Roasted Eggplant, Mozzarella and Tomato Basil Salad

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Introducing eggplant to your family’s plates can be intimidating, especially if you are not comfortable with preparing it.  Eggplant is surprisingly easy to prepare and it takes on just about any flavor you want it to have.  This recipe for Roasted Eggplant, Mozzarella and Tomato Basil Salad is easy to prepare and is deliciously refreshing.  It is the one that changed […]

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Is Eggplant Healthy and Why Should You Be Eating It?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

When you are asked about what kinds of vegetables you should be eating to be healthy – what is your answer?  Do you say green vegetables? How about orange and red? What about purple?   We all know that eating vegetables is an important part of staying healthy and keeping our waistlines in check.  Vegetables come in a […]

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Chickpeas

Roasted Spiced Chick Pea Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Beans are a nutrient powerhouse that people often shy away from because they are scared to prepare them.  The Bean Institute estimates that on average, cooked dry beans provide roughly 120 calories per ½ cup and are full of B vitamins, folic acid, selenium, zinc, fiber, and low-glycemic carbohydrate.   With so many bean varieties available in their cooked […]

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How Much Liquid Should Your Child Be Drinking Per Day?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

If someone asked you how much water you should be drinking per day to stay hydrated you would probably have the answer, right?  Information about keeping adults hydrated is everywhere but do you know how much liquid  your child should be drinking each day?  Keeping your child hydrated is important for numerous reasons including maintaining body temperature and […]

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Roasted Squash and Pesto Pizza Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

After a busy week of school, work and extra curricular activities our family is sure glad to see Friday night!  On my weekly meal plan I usually try to include a meal on Friday that is easy to make that I know will please everyone’s taste buds so we start our weekend off on a […]

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Why am I Having Trouble With Weight Loss After Turning 40?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

As women get older things about our bodies as we know them seem to change.  Our energy levels are not as high as they used to be, we have aches when we wake up in the morning and we gain weight with seemingly little or no control of it.  We ask ourselves “Why am I having […]

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CHicken

Quick and Easy Family Friendly Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Weeknights can be stressful when it comes to getting a meal on the table that everyone will eat.   Here is a recipe that I found in Cooking Light years ago that can be made in 30 minutes or less. It tastes like your favorite Chinese take-out but is a whole lot better for you! Sriracha-Glazed […]

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Does Lack of Quality Sleep Affect Your Weight?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

As spring approaches us everything seems to be bursting with new energy and life. Even our clocks “spring ahead” like they did this weekend taking away one hour of our sleep. Missing one hour of sleep might not seem like a big deal but as everyone starts their first day back at work or school […]

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Women: Take Time to Take Care of Yourself

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

A typical woman’s life has her wearing many hats -wife, mother, friend, co-worker, boss, chauffer, chef, not to mention the COO of her household!  Each of the roles that she plays involves some measure of giving of herself to take care of other people.  Women often get so caught up in the things that they […]

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Frozen Vegetables – A Healthy Snack for Kids

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

I was speaking to another mother at the playground one day and the subject of eating vegetables came up. She said that her kids were usually ok with eating vegetables but really loved to eat frozen vegetables directly from the freezer. In my mind I thought that was really strange – why wouldn’t you cook […]

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