Wellness Wednesday #8: Wise Grilling

Good Morning! I read this little tip sheet on http://www.eatright.org about the rules of separation for grilling and thought I would share it because it’s simple but has great information. With the summer approaching in the near future and consistently warm weather, grilled foods become a staple in many households including mine! During the very…

Simple Baked Caesar Chicken

Hello! I stumbled across this incredibly easy recipe for Caesar chicken on Pinterest. I was in search for something new that wouldn’t require me to buy a lot of different ingredients, if any at all. When I saw the recipe I was ecstatic because I already had Caesar dressing and chicken thighs. I washed the…

Building A Healthy Meal

Hello! Today’s blog will be about building healthy meals. I saw this handout on choosemyplate.gov and thought that it was a great tool that everyone can use to make their meals a little healthier. The handout includes 10 helpful steps to successfully building a healthy meal. Link to Choosemyplate.gov handout. Tip #1: Make half your plate…

Wellness Wednesday #4: Homemade Comfort Food

Good Afternoon! Today’s Wellness Wednesday is about homemade comfort. Pizza is a food that everyone loves and I feel that there is a pizza for everyone no matter your eating preferences. It’s also a food that I would love to eat all the time but unfortunately I can’t consciously do that. I love to cook…

Sizzling Sunday #2

Good afternoon! Today’s sizzling Sunday is all about the grill. I love grilled food and since the weather has been consistently beautiful the past couple of days, grilling while enjoying the weather and each others company was the perfect Sunday treat. My boyfriend made barbecue chicken legs with corn and peppers and it all melted…

Wellness Wednesday #1: Iron Enhancement

Hello All, I hope everyone is having a great start to their day (hump day!). I am jumping on the bandwagon and starting Wellness Wednesdays so each week I will post something health related. To start off the first one I will be talking about ways to enhance iron absorption within your diet. Many girls…