Freeing Friday #3

Happy Friday! My Freedom for today is Strawberries. I loveee strawberries and anything strawberry flavored. I tend to go a little overboard when strawberries are in season but they’re just an amazing snack packed with an abundance of nutrients as outlined here: https://www.eatright.org/food/vitamins-and-supplements/nutrient-rich-foods/the-season-for-strawberries https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/strawberries#nutrition They’re also great for providing hydration during the hotter months as…

Wellness Wednesday #5: What food is your state known for?

Hello All! Happy Wednesday! I stumbled upon this resource on Choosemyplate.gov called MyPlate, MyState. MyPlate, MyState provides information on what foods, flavors, and recipes your state or territory is known for. When you type in the website it is going to show you a map of the United States. You then can click on 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 #4

Hello! I apologize for the late blog post but better late than never right? I hope everyone had a wonderful Sunday and enjoyed the sunshine. Today’s sizzling Sunday meal is a mix of breakfast favorites. Today we had scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, sliced turkey and wild berry muffin slices. It was simple and filling and…

Eat Your Colors #2

Hello Again! This Wednesday brings two blogs! Happy Hump day! One of my lovely co workers made an amazing salsa that was perfect for this week’s theme so I really wanted to share it with all of you. It is a Cucumber salsa made with a variety of colors. It looks absolutely delicious and the…