5 After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Rave About

Your kids run in the door from school and say “What’s for snack!” Here are five delicious (and mom-approved) snacks to make kids smile.   Apple Nachos Cut up an apple into slices and drizzle with a no-sugar added peanut butter, almond butter or cashew butter. Sprinkle on a tsp of mini-chocolate chips for an added burst of flavor. Nut …

Vinegar– Friend or Foe?

Vinegar is a common household staple used for everything from a laundry booster to a condiment to a pickling agent. So what is vinegar exactly? If you’ve ever tasted vinegar, you know it as a sour-tasting liquid. It is comprised mainly of acetic acid and water. It’s made by fermenting alcoholic liquids such as wine, cider or beer which produces …

Food for all Seasons

Fresh fruits and vegetables are essential to healthy living. The colors, aromas, and tastes spice up any meal and enliven the senses. They’re also one of the best sources for the vitamins and minerals that the body needs every day. However, nobody likes mushy apples or bitter broccoli. Eating enough of these food pyramid staples isn’t easy, and when they’re …