Maintaining Blood Sugar Control!

  November 11, 2013

EPISODE #1: Maintain Blood Sugar Control! Trying to maintain blood sugar can have its challenges…believe me I know! Suffering from PCOS and having a mild case of insulin resistance I know first hand how to control those blood sugar fluctuations! Listen as I tell you what foods to eat and why. WATCH NOW! P.S. Don’t … Continued

Embrace Your Self Worth and Body!

  November 7, 2013

You look in the mirror only to look away in disgust, “My hair is ugly, my body is ugly, I’m fat, ahh I’m just plain ugly.” Words like this are spoken amongst our children, teenagers, women, and yes, even men! Imagine if these words were spoken to you everyday of your life or even worse, … Continued

The 5 Basic Rules to a Healthy Family Meal!

  November 4, 2013

Raising a healthy family has become such a priority today in so many families. We see weight being addressed in studies trying to figure out the obesity epidemic and why it is so prevalent in the United States. Even our First Lady, Michelle Obama, has a campagin to help families learn to move together and … Continued

10 Ultimate Super Filling Snacks For Your Family!

  October 31, 2013

I’ve learned over the past few years the power of the snack. My almost 14 month old is a big eater and look out if she is hungry. It reminds me of the Snickers commercial “You’re not you when you’re hungry.”   When I teach nutrition classes or work with private clients I always recommend … Continued

Homemade Pumpkin Ice Cream

  October 27, 2013

Save Print Homemade Pumpkin Ice Cream Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Frozen Dessert Cuisine: Ice Cream Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  40 mins Serves: 4   Delicious combination for two favorites in the fall, ice cream and pumpkin. Ingredients 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1½ cups canned pumpkin 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 … Continued

Spanish Brown Rice

  October 25, 2013

Save Print Spanish Brown Rice Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: Mexican/Spanish Serves: 6   Super easy spanish rice to complement any Mexican meal. Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups brown rice 4 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoon tomato paste ¼ teaspoon oregano Instructions In large skillet brown rice … Continued

Fajita Seasoning

  October 25, 2013

  Save Print Fajita Seasoning Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Dinner Cuisine: Mexican Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins Serves: 3   Ingredients 3 tablespoon corn starch 2 tablespoon chili powder 1½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon sugar 2½ teaspoon crushed chicken bouillon 1½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper … Continued

Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla

  October 25, 2013

Save Print Chicken & Black Bean Quesadilla Author: Dana Snook Recipe type: Dinner Cuisine: Mexican Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  40 mins Serves: 4-6   Yummy Quesadilla with a great mixture of vegetables, beans, chicken and cheese! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 3 Chicken Breast, cooked and diced 1 oz Fajita Seasoning 2 bell … Continued

5 Tips to Avoid Self-Distructive Food Habits For the Family!

  October 23, 2013

This morning I couldn’t help but smile as I watched my 13 month old completely engrossed in her bowl of Vanana Yogurt. She had the spoon in one hand and had the bowl secured in the other hand. She was thrououghly enjoying the food in front of her and only looked up on a few … Continued

Are you Distracted by Screen Time?

  October 17, 2013

If you are anything like me, I’m sure you’ve sat down on the couch at the end of the day to enjoy some mindless television and/or computer time to relax. I’ve caught my husband shaking his head at me as he watches me manage the IPad in one hand and the remote in the other…HA! … Continued