While breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, it can also be the most challenging! Having the time to prepare a nutritious breakfast is far from reality when you are rushing to get yourself and others ready for the day. Luckily, we have the perfect hack for the easiest EVER breakfast: Peanut Butter Jar Overnight Oats.
To make things as easy as possible on busy school and work mornings, we’ve compiled a list of quick breakfast options. The recipes are divided up into three categories: savory, sweet, and on-the-run. So no matter your palate, there will be something for everyone! Print this list and post it on your refrigerator or in your pantry, and school mornings will be easier than ever.
Setting time aside each day for a workout at the gym is a nice thought, but is often not feasible for busy parents. Doing a family home workout is a fantastic solution to all of your fitness problems! You will get your workout in, spend some quality time with your children, and introduce them to exercise as a part of a healthy lifestyle (bonus points for tiring them out!).
Summer treats are delicious and fun, but too much of a good thing isn’t always better. Sugar and processed foods fall into this category. Highly processed foods like candy, chips, soda, cookies, and cakes are engineered by food scientists to be addicting. No wonder it’s so hard to put the chip bag down!! These addicting, highly processed foods are low in nutritional value, high in calories, high in sugar and additives, and, overtime, contribute to the onset of chronic diseases.
A powerful way to interest kids in new foods and nutrition is to involve them in preparing their own healthy snacks. Transforming Hot Cocoa into an easy, no-bake “Energy Bite” raises the nutritional value of this classic treat. Making snacks at home not only builds your children’s awareness of nutrition but can help to instill healthy lifestyle habits...
If you’re a lover of outdoor activities, snow can sometimes put a wrench in the plans you had to run, walk, or bike. However, there are a number of activities you can do in the snow that are fun and active, and don’t feel at all like exercise! Plus, these activities also make great holiday gifts for the kids (or adults) in your life. Here are our top 7 picks:
The gingerbread cookie: you either love it or hate it. But, you might warm up to the idea of embracing the array of ginger-infused treats the holiday season bestows upon us if you knew about the exciting health benefits ginger holds. Plus check out our four favorite, registered dietitian approved gingerbread recipes below!