Sneaking Veggies the Smart Way

Sneaking Veggies the Smart Way

According to a research study published in April 2011 in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, adding pureed vegetables to dishes such as casserole or macaroni and cheese results in reduced caloric intake and increased nutritive value of meals. And while this can be a great weight management technique for grown ups, when playing a “sneaky chief” with kids ‘meals, it is best to play fair.

Blueberry muffins

Blueberry muffins

If you like a delicious warm muffin with your morning coffee as I do, you will love this muffin recipe. It is 100% whole grain, relatively low in sugar and has more fruit than many other recipes I have seen. One of these nutritious pastries will give you enough...
5 minute chocolate soy mousse

5 minute chocolate soy mousse

My family loves chocolate. We favor darker, more flavorful varieties which also happen to be healthier because they are lower in fat and sugar and higher in antioxidants. The kids are so used to dark chocolate that they often prefer to the more "kid-friendly" milk...
Pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin muffins

What says "fall" better than the flavor and color of pumpkin? We are using pumpkin in almost every recipe these days, from a salad to a smoothie. So when I was cleaning the fridge yesterday and found some leftover canned pumpkin puree I knew pumpkin was on the menu...