Could This Be THE “Perfect Bar?”

I was at Costco last week, walking up and down the aisles, and out of the corner of my eye I catch a box of these bars called “Perfect Bar” in the refrigerated section of the store. In the refrigerator section? … Continued

Now This is MY Kind of Mac and Cheese!

As a parent of two young athletes, I’m always looking for kid-friendly, healthier alternatives for lunches and dinners. I tried this recipe last week, and it was a huge hit! My daughter said it was “her new favorite!” They never … Continued

Nutrition Labels: What Does It All Mean? Part 2

Here is part 2 of “Reading Nutrition Labels.” If you missed part 1, click HERE. SUGARS: one of the biggest drawbacks of our current labeling system is that labels do not differentiate between naturally occurring sugars and added sugars. Naturally occurring … Continued

Nutrition Labels: What Does It All Mean? Part 1

I have spent countless hours at the grocery store researching products, trying to find what’s best. You can read my “Navigating the Grocery Store Aisles” HERE and HERE.  Today I want to talk about something I think is essential when trying to … Continued

Have You Ever Had Toasted Ravioli? Not Like This!

Have you ever had toasted ravioli? It’s a St Louis original, and I had  my share of delicious raviolis while I attended college there. Traditional toasted ravioli is breaded and deep fried, making it delicious but in my mind for … Continued

Because We All Love A Little Something Sweet…

Let’s face it, we all love a little something sweet at the end of a meal, but when we’re talking about young athletes in training, things are different. I was recently asked if I could give ideas for “healthy desserts” … Continued

Say “Hello” to Hello Fresh!

I love to cook…I’ve been cooking with my mother since I was a child in Puerto Rico, and truly enjoy the process of making beautiful meals for friends and family. It is my “relaxing time”, some “French Cafe” Pandora music … Continued