My Goals for 2016 in Food, Fitness & Health

My Goals For the Year in Food, Fitness & Health

I don’t usually make traditional New Year’s Resolutions. Last year I chose one word to guide me through the year (read: My Word For The Year). Another year, I chose “themes” for the way I wanted to feed my kids in the new year (read: Feeding My Kids: What I’ll Be Doing Differently). This year, I decided…

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No-Bake Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Do you have a love-hate relationship with frosted holiday sugar cookies like I do? They look so good. They taste SO GOOD. Problem is, they don’t feel so good. One buttercream-glazed cut-out snowman sends me into a headachy stupor. Though I’ll probably still have a sugar cookie or two this holiday season–because you know, maybe this time it…

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Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

One Pot Spinach and Sundried Tomato Pasta

I was asked to participate in the #PastaFits campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture blogger network. I was compensated for my time. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. The week following Halloween officially ushers in a period I like to think of as Prolonged Holiday Season Insanity (PHSI), when calendars get crammed, exercise regimens get swapped…

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Naturally Colored Frosting

Naturally-Colored Frosting

Is decorating sugar cookies a holiday tradition for you? If you’d like to use natural hues to tint your frosting instead of artificial dyes, I’ve got two recipes to help you achieve red and green. Yes, naturally colored frosting takes more time than squeezing dyes from a store-bought tube. But think how much fun your kids will have…

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