3 Healthy Reasons to Create Home Cooked Meals #SandersonFarms

Okay, I won’t sugar-coat it: most of us would prefer to grab a frozen pizza and pop it in the oven for 12 minutes rather than shop for and cook a meal that we will eat in a fraction of the time it took to make it. But there is so much more gained from […]

Salad for Breakfast? Rethinking Why We Eat, What We Eat, and When We Eat It

Early this morning, while standing in front of my open fridge, I decided I’d have a salad with tuna. Yes, I did say this morning. Stop the presses. Joyce just had tuna for BREAKFAST. I mean that’s weird, right? I felt like I broke some sort of unspoken rule. I’ve been around the health, fitness, and sports industries for a […]

10 Gluten Free Holiday Dinner Tips (Guest Post) by @GlutenFreeWoman

So the holidays are here, excitement is building and you’re eagerly preparing dinner parties and…oops, you find out at least one of your guests is allergic to gluten (or another food allergy). Don’t panic. Sure, it’s a bit more work but it’s not rocket science. With a little creativity and common sense, you can easily […]

5 Ways to Avoid Being an Abominable Holiday Eating Machine

  This year I was too lazy chose not to do a post on how to avoid a pig-out on Thanksgiving day. I really wanted to focus on being thankful. This doesn’t always come naturally for me. Also I was busy cooking a crap-load of food, so that was the other reason. This left me with […]

Healthy Kids: Trump Convenience with Simplicity

If you’re like many parents and caregivers of kids, you’re concerned about your kids’ eating healthy. It’s a daily battle for most of us. Throw in a busy schedule and you find yourself grabbing what’s most convenient. Convenient trumps healthy most of the time. We choose what we think is the healthiest option in the […]

Make Family Nutrition a Family Conversation

Each time my kids venture out into the world with their friends, I know that their diet will be awful. It’s just how it is. The choices you find at movie theaters, sporting events, and birthday parties are crap at best–unless you consider pickle relish or ketchup a vegetable. They know that I’m going to […]