Trouble Sleeping? 5 Tips for Sweet Sleep

The comfort of your own bed.  Your favorite pillow and sheets.  A cool room cloaked in darkness.  But why do you still have difficulty sleeping?  You aren’t alone.  According to the National Sleep Foundation and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention,...

Are All Calories the Same?

    True or False:  All calories are created equal.  FALSE! You may argue from the laws of physics they are the same form of energy and you would be right.  However, our body does not process calories the same.  For example, pretend you had a 20-ounce soda...

May is for Mom

As a Mom, I personally struggle with making time for me.  Don’t get me wrong, I love doing things for my family.  However, it can get overwhelming!  Cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, paying bills, taxi driver, cheerleader, educator, caregiver, and so much more. ...

8 Sugar-Free Easter Basket Ideas

It’s Spring!  The temperatures are finally getting a bit warmer and the days are longer.  Flowers are beginning to bloom and kids are anxious for Spring Break.  It’s also a time of celebration as Easter approaches.  For our family, it’s a reminder of the resurrection...

5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

We are smack in the middle of flu season and people are getting sick right and left!   However, there are a variety of things you can do to boost your immunity.   Here are five natural ways to boost your immune system! Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and...

2019 SMART Nutrition Goals

Is “eating healthier and losing weight” one of your New Year resolutions?  If so, be sure to set simple and sustainable strategies to achieve the end result.  Start with SMART goals.  When you create SMART goals you develop an actual plan rather than a general...