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An Inspirational Mom Follows Her Business Dream

I love when I get to meet someone amazing. Even better when they don't only meet my expectations, but exceed them. I was lucky enough to sit down with Nicole DeBoom, Founder of Skirt Sports and found a kindred spirit (I wish)!  Nicole's... Read More

The Colorado Health Report Card: Keeping Colorado Competitive

Improving the health of Coloradans, including preventing and reducing obesity, could lead to a more economically competitive Colorado. This is a message that comes through loud and clear in the newly released 2012 Colorado Health Report Card and its related supplement, Keeping Colorado... Read More

A Healthy Hunt is Only a Text Away?

I was recently reminiscing about my childhood Easter egg hunts. I loved the thrill of the hunt and the bright green grass. But one memory changed the way my family is celebrating Easter this year. During one egg hunt, I... Read More

Spring into Greens With Basil Pesto

While spring won’t have officially sprung until March 20, the weather sure has us believing otherwise! St. Patty’s Day just passed, which kicked off my family enjoying many of the fresh green foods that are in season right now. I... Read More

Meet the Mom: Mary from Fruita, CO

A western Colorado native, I have worked as a non-profit consultant and grant writer for the last 15 years during which I have helped many non-profits raise money for their daily operations, special projects and capital campaigns. I am a University... Read More

Finding Balance in Your Meals

What is on your plate for breakfast? Would you like to know what is on mine? Breakfast has evolved for me in the past year. It’s my favorite meal of the day. To be honest, I could eat breakfast foods... Read More

An Easter Basket Without Candy?

Before writing this post, I thought I would go out and peruse a couple of stores where I would typically shop for Easter basket goodies. From what I can see, items in the aisles have not changed much. They are... Read More

Celebrate Spring — and St. Patty’s Day — with a Green Smoothie

At long last, the days are getting longer, and the sun is getting warmer here in Colorado. Early spring is a beautiful time of year for so many reasons. It also happens to be the season for spinach, and I... Read More

Kick-off National Nutrition Month by Shopping Smarter at the Grocery Store

It’s National Nutrition Month, which gives us another reminder to make sure we’re getting the nutrition our bodies need and deserve. Before your next trip to the grocery store, I recommend a quick read of this great article from Kaiser Permanente that... Read More

A Meal Makeover from the Queen of Substitutions

My name is Cara, and I am addicted to canned tomato soup. I also need to admit, I make a few dynamite meals using original ingredients for which I haven't been able to find replacements. But, my search continues, as... Read More