• Health,  Kid Friendly,  Nutrition,  Resources,  wellness

    Healthy Substitutions

    When shopping at a grocery store, go around the perimeter of the store: produce, dairy, meats, and then come right out. Avoid the middle aisles with all the processed foods. If possible, shop at places that sell healthy foods like Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Henry’s, Clark’s or health food stores. In general, avoid whites: white flour, white sugar, white rice, fat, salt. Eat more whole grains, fresh raw fruits and vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds. Less processed the better; natural is best. If you can’t pick it, fish it, or milk it, don’t eat it! Instead of bleached flour, use unbleached flour or even better, whole wheat or whole grains. Breads,…

  • Health,  Kid Friendly,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    15 minute Teriyaki Chicken

    There is clearly a need for quick meals. Like when I say I want to make my job (or in other cases, motherhood/wifey time/impress the guests) easier then this is the meal go to. Not only was it delicious but it seemed like it was gourmet enough for me to work a few hours on the meal! Asian inspired meals (I might be biased) are simple and require a few ingredients. Honestly this sauce is one of those snap of the fingers type…literally the corn starch makes it happen R E A L QUICK. I have a lot of feels about sticky sauce and making enough to pour over the rice. Actually…