• Six Simple Swaps!

    I have come to realize that many people believe they’re eating healthy when they’re really just ingesting weird chemicals and lots of sugar in so-called “health foods.” A big part of this problem lies in the marketing of manufactured foods. The more labeling a product has (fat-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, light, low-calorie, made with whole grains, natural, etc.), the …

  • Hello April

    My posts have been far and few between but that kind of reflects what’s happening in my world as of late. Because I work at a university, actually two universities, my life mostly revolves around the semester schedule. At Drake we are gearing up for the Relays and at Grand View I’m preparing for finals. Unfortunately …

  • Dinner Bell

    This month I’ve been focusing on healthy dinners and posting ideas on my Facebook page to help people make better food choices for their last meal of the day. When I think back to my first years out of college, which coincided with the first years I was married, I was eating pretty poorly, especially at dinner. I …

  • Hello March!

    A couple things happened in February that reminded me that we just never know how the day will unfold. Within 48 hours my husband was in a minor car accident (he is ok but RIP Fern the Volvo) and I choked on a clementine. By choked I mean the Heimlich was performed and I survived, thanks to Taylor, …