Baked Kale #healthy #snack

I am so addicted to KALE these days! There are so many healthy benefits to kale as I mentioned in an earlier post… My favorite snack is Baked Kale. I found a recipe online and have been eating crunchy lightly salted kale by the bowl! I like to use a little garlic salt. Here’s the … Continue reading »

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Green smoothie with kale

Instead of my usual green smoothie with spinach, this morning I used kale. I thought it would have a heavier leafy taste to it, but with the strawberries and banana it’s quite yummy! I have to say, I haven’t had a bad tasting smoothie yet. I am enjoying my green smoothies every morning for just … Continue reading »

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Green Smoothie with nectarine

This morning I decided to experiment with nectarines in my green smoothie. Wow. Sweet and delicious! Nectarines look almost like a peach but has a firm skin. And they are packed with nutrients. The 3 major goodies of a nectarine: Beta-carotine — enables your body to produce vitamin A, which is essential for bone development … Continue reading »

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Chia Seeds in Green Smoothies

I have been doing some research on Chia seeds… (pronounced “chee-ya” – Yes, as in “cha-cha-cha-CHIA PET“) and discovered some amazing things about them. History:  Chia seeds come from a flowering plant belonging to the mint family. “Chia” is the Mayan word for strength. Chia is native to Mexico and Guatemala and was cultivated by … Continue reading »

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My first green smoothie

It’s Monday. I decided to start my week of right with my very first green smoothie. I’ve had the pre made ones from the grocery store, but haven’t made my own green smoothie before. I just started reading Beth Aldrich’s book “Real Moms Love to Eat“  and I must admit, it’s the first book I’ve read in … Continue reading »

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Toddler nutrition

I found this great website for toddler nutrition. I can’t believe Jessie is one and is eating lots of table foods now. She just started enjoying scrambled eggs and tiny slices of waffles with syrup for breakfast! I can comfortably say that Jessie is officially done with baby food… so I wanted to get re-educated … Continue reading »

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