Articles tagged with diet

Recipes From Julie: Strawberry & Cream Roll Ups

*A great snack to make with kids after school! Ingredients:• 1 whole wheat wrap• 4 strawberries OR small handful of raisins• I ½ tablespoons low fat cream cheese• 4 teaspoons granola• Drizzle of honey Directions:Split the wrap into 4 equal long sections. Spoon cream cheese into middle of each section. Cut...

Mocktails From Glow Mama: Kiss Me I'm Pregnant

Ingredients:  3 oz Glow Mama 3 oz lime juice  3 oz sparkling lemonade 2-3 drops natural green food coloring (optional Directions:  Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker and mix thoroughly (the stronger you shake the more like beer it will look).  Pour into a chilled beer glass and people will think you're celebrating St Patty's...

Bananas in Coconut Milk: Simple Flavors for a Delicate Stomach

Morning sickness is caused by the hormones that support your pregnancy, so feeling constantly nauseated is actually a good thing (in a really bad, stomach-churning way). Nevertheless, wobbly first-trimester tummies need special treatment. Try this comforting banana dessert, which supplies great nutrition for both you and your resident fetus. The...

Eating for Two, Again

New mom nutrition for your new mom lifestyle   You're delighted with your new baby but less so with your new body. This is not, however, the time to go on a diet. In any case, you don't really need to. Know that having lost ten pounds or so...

Eight Baby-friendly Thanksgiving Dishes

By Parents, DivineCaroline Make baby’s first Thanksgiving one his or her taste buds will never forget. Here’s a baby-friendly spin on eight traditional holiday foods, many of which are probably already on your grocery list. Pick a few of your favorites for the big day or make them all and freeze...

Organic Food & Home Supplies: Just How Much Cost Difference is There?

  Over and over you hear a variation of the statement, "I'd love to buy more organic products but it's just SOOOO expensive."  And locally there's a new variation:  "I love our new local store focused on organic and natural products, but Whole Foods is less expensive."  So I...

Healthy Eating, Healthy Baby

Healthy Eating, Healthy Baby: Shifting the Mindset from Dieting to Sound Nutrition! We are always looking for ways to create better health. This is especially heightened during pregnancy, when you are called to duty and motivated by the amazing miracle taking place within.  Yet even with the best intentions, habits...

The Importance of Eating Breakfast Daily

Eat Breakfast Daily:  If You're Not Doing It, Then You Don't Know the Impact! I know you've heard this a thousand times.  I also know you have trouble doing it!  Whether I am coaching people on weight loss, pregnancy or managing a life-threatening disease, my clients MUST commit to...

Recipes From Julie: Tasty Tortilla Toppings

TASTY TORTILLA TOPPINGS Add these toppings to your favorite Whole Wheat Tortilla - roll and enjoy!   2 T. soft, low-fat cream cheese, 2-3 oz lox, 2 t. capers 2 T. soft, low-fat cream cheese or Ricotta, ½ c. sliced strawberries ¼ cup hummus w/slices of cucumber, tomato and avocado....

Recipes From Julie: Summertime Ratatouille

SUMMERTIME RATATOUILLE Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 each garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium eggplant, chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped...