5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn to Garden

Nothing says happiness like gardening! I love gardening!  I have loved gardening ever since I was a little girl and helping my mother and grandmother in their gardens.  I enjoyed planting the seeds, watering the flowers, singing to the plants and eating the fresh fruits and  veggies! When we bought our house, a garden was […]

5 Crucial Nutrients During the First Trimester

  The first trimester is a time of rapid growth and development for your little one. Because of this, there is an increased demand for certain key nutrients in order to meet this need and ensure you don’t become depleted yourself. During pregnancy, your body preferentially will provide nutrients to your baby if they are […]

Homemade Black Bean Salsa

I am starting to love meal prepping and having healthy food ready to eat in my fridge.  I’m not using the excuse that I don’t have time to make something healthy because of my busy schedule anymore. I’m trying to find simple, yet delicious food to have on hand that is versatile so I can […]

How to Nourish Your Postpartum Body

Before digging into nutrition recommendation for postpartum, it is helpful to understand what happens with your hormones during and after pregnancy. Keep in mind that this is just a portion of the hormonal imbalances that occur after birth. Estrogen and progesterone both play a significant role during pregnancy including the birthing process. Placenta increases the […]

Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

I have been on a baking kick lately.  It must be because of all snow, cold temperatures and not wanting to leave my house! I usually make Whole Wheat Apple and Carrot Muffins because my daughter’s love it, but this time I wanted to try something new. One of my twins asked me if I […]