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Summer Smoothies Make Perfect DIY Popsicles

This summer, it has been a treat for me to say ‘yes,’ to my kiddos when they ask to have a snack. After riding bikes around the neighborhood, playing basketball in the driveway or just enjoying our beautiful Colorado summer... Read More

Quick Family Meals When Cooking’s Not Your Expertise

I've been misusing the term "wheelhouse" forever. I keep thinking it's akin to "toolbox" in a way: a place we reach into to grab a quick trick to keep our busy lives moving along smoothly. To keep us all peaceful,... Read More

Recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad in a Glass

Spring is only just arriving here on the Front Range, and local organic produce is mostly limited to spinach, kale and other cold weather greens. Fortunately, deliciously sweet organic strawberries are also arriving at the local grocery stores from some... Read More

Good Food is Always in Season

This blog was originally published on on March 17, 2013. Why is it that holiday food is so comforting and brings back so many memories for us? I believe it’s because you don’t generally cook a big turkey or... Read More

Meet the Mom: Stephanie from Longmont, CO

A high-stress job led to a decade of hurried, frozen and restaurant meals for lunch and dinner. The toll was evident on Stephanie Leach’s family and she knew a change had to be made—and change she did. Stephanie relocated her... Read More

Meet the Mom: Molly from Golden, CO

Recently, a couple people asked me what I have been doing for diet and exercise because I look great. In those couple moments, it hit me. I knew I was doing something right. I had jumped on the health and fitness... Read More

Feeding Your Activity

Food. It is the stuff of breath and bone and tissue. Amino acids, the foundation of life over the period from primordial existence to the appearance of man, and all the stages of evolution encompassed therein. We are built by... Read More

Recipe: Gluten-Free Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna

Move over cool, crunchy salads. Fall is here. It’s time for comforting, nourishing meals that have more heft. Healthy and satisfying autumn meals feel more substantial and make good use of the stars of the harvest season – winter squash.... Read More

My New Fall Comfort Food: Real Tomato Soup

Were you raised on canned tomato soup, too? I’m pretty sure I ate tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches at least once a week. The bread was white. The cheese was highly processed with gobs of sodium. No matter how... Read More

Freezer-Friendly Winter Soups

There is something about the first snow of the season that speaks to my soul and sets me into a frenzy every year. So what is my obsession this year? Soups. Warm, delicious, healthy, and comforting soups. However, I have... Read More