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Super Bowl

My son recently asked me how I was planning to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday when there is “so much junk.” (Not to mention the fact that I usually don't even watch football!) But, the way I view it, special occasions... Read More

Anti-Junk, Not Anti-Social

Sometimes we moms are hesitant to say “no” for fear of making things awkward in a relationship. This is especially true with food. We are culturally taught to offer and politely receive food as gifts. When we’re transitioning to a... Read More

Can We Be Happy Without Sugar?

We all want our children to be healthy and happy. But what do we do when we have to choose between the two? I'm referring to the practice of rewarding good behavior, soothing a sick or injured child, or celebrating... Read More

Smart Swaps

So you’ve decided you want to eat healthy, you’ve downloaded a bunch of healthy cookbooks on your e-reader, and you’ve cleared out the junk food from your pantry. You’re ready to go, but then you get hungry. And not hungry for... 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

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

Get “Pinspiration” from LiveWell Colorado

At LiveWell Colorado, we’re committed to providing individuals with inspiration to eat healthier and be more physically active. And now, we’re bringing you some “pinspiration” as well. That’s right, LiveWell Colorado has joined the Pinterest phenomenon!  We’re very excited to be... Read More