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Make your resolutions stick

By Amy Halfmann Registered, Licensed Dietitian Want to stick to your New Year’s resolutions—and help your kids stick to theirs? You’re a role model for your family and friends. So make 2016 the year to not only make healthy choices, but also model a healthy lifestyle and eating habits. Try these five simple, yet sensible, [...]

‘Tis the season for a food thermometer

By Jessica Domel With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, loved ones gathering and kids out of school, it can be easy to overlook even the simplest tasks. I typically forget at least one or two items on the grocery list, for example. We’re pulled in so many directions this time of [...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

By Kelly Bogard I sometimes find it hard to balance work and home. As Butters gets older, it's even more challenging. Our days are busy. Dinner is essential. But sometimes it takes a while to prepare. My slow cooker is great for days like these. I just start it before leaving for work. And it is ready to [...]

Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

By Julie Tomascik You pick. I pick. We eat together. It’s a mindset that seems to work if you want your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. And gardens, u-pick farms and community supported agricultural operations are great avenues. Because they offer the chance to get dirty, sweaty and a little smelly. It’s the [...]

Grilled Pizzas

By Kelly Bogard I love to entertain. On any given weekend, we are likely to have friends or family visiting our home. This almost always includes a meal. And during the summer, it usually includes the grill. It certainly beats heating up the oven in this Texas heat. A few weeks ago D was nice enough [...]