Healthy Avocado Snacks

There’s something about standing in the produce section, looking over all of the delicious California avocados, and deciding which ones you’re going to take home. Picking a perfectly ripe avocado can be tricky, but once you do there’s no better nutritious snack option. Having avocados in your kitchen that are ready to eat or ripening, plus some quick snack ideas that you can use them in, is a great way …

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Healthy Birthday Snacks for School 

Let’s be honest: the best part of elementary school was when your classmates had a birthday and got to bring in a treat to share. Of course, the only thing better was when you were the birthday child and you got to choose the treat for the whole class. Now that you’re a parent and in charge of providing the school birthday snacks your perspective may have changed. Sure, birthday …

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How to Meal Prep Without Food Going Bad

The thing nobody tells you about being an adult is just how busy you become. On top of working, running errands, and taking care of your kids, you also have to make meals for everyone—including yourself. Planning healthy meals every day can get overwhelming, especially when you already don’t have a lot of time. That’s why it can be so helpful to prep your meals ahead of time. Meal planning …

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Meal Prep for Weight Loss on a Budget

The thing that nobody tells you about being an adult is just how busy you become. On top of working, running errands, and taking care of your kids, you also have to make meals for everyone—including yourself. Planning healthy meals every day can get overwhelming, especially when you already don’t have a lot of time. That’s why it can be so helpful to prep your meals ahead of time. Meal …

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Everything You Need For An Outdoor Holiday Gathering

It’s your turn to host this year’s holiday gathering. Although you’re excited to have your friends and family come together to share in good conversation, delicious food, and fun activities, the pressure to meet or exceed their expectations has you stressed. Maybe you’re worried because your house isn’t large enough to accommodate your guests, but you can’t afford to rent a venue. Perhaps you’re simply trying to make the experience …

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Meal Prep Sandwiches 

The thing that nobody tells you about being an adult is just how busy you become. On top of working, running errands, and taking care of your kids, you also have to make meals for everyone—including yourself. Planning meals every day can get overwhelming, especially when you already don’t have a lot of time. That’s why it can be so helpful to prep your meals ahead of time. Meal prepping …

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What To Bring to an End of Summer Barbeque

End-of-summer barbeques are bittersweet. They mark the closure of summer and often the start of the fall and winter holiday seasons. They mark the start of school for families with children and the final months of the year. Going to a barbeque is a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends and to relax before things start getting busier for the school year. But going to a barbeque …

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How to create a traditional Puerto Rican Thanksgiving feast

When most Americans think of Thanksgiving, they envision a Norman Rockwell-esque scene of a family gathered around a large table, heaping plates of turkey and all the fixings. But for Puerto Rican families, Thanksgiving is a slightly different affair. While the holiday is still centered around food and family, the dishes served are unique to Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Thanksgiving usually consists of roasted pork, pigeon peas and rice, yams, …

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