Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful
Thanksgiving Football shopping pumpkin pie fall leaves turkey dinner Family pilgrims blessings cornucopia peace love thankful

One empowered woman's struggle against the world
Saturday November 25th 2017

‘Nutrition’ Archives

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients: Bars: 4 eggs 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 15-ounce can pumpkin Icing: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar 8-ounce package cream cheese, [...]

Deviled Eyeballs

Deviled Eyeballs

Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Ready In: 30 Mins Servings 12 Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard (such as Gulden's®) 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 1 teaspoon white sugar salt and pepper to taste 6 black olives, cut in half 2-3 drops blue food coloring [...]

Can I Put My Child On A Vegetarian Diet?

Due to concerns over where food is coming from, what is going into foods and childhood obesity, many parents are opting for vegetarian diets for their children.  Gone are the days when pediatricians objected this type of diet and provided little assistance to parents wishing to use a vegetarian diet.  Now pediatricians have become more educated [...]

10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

We all want our kids to eat their vegetables. We are told they have to eat them in order to grow and thrive so we do what we can from camouflage to making unrealistic threats and demands. My kids eat all their vegetables, ok that is not true, they don't eat them but they do get them. I know I am to blame that is what all the good "experts" say. [...]

Ronald McDonald making kids fat?!?!

Ronald McDonald making kids fat?!?!

I have to seriously question the intelligence of people sometimes.  I like to believe that it is just ignorance but daily I get reminded that pure stupidity exist everywhere.  Why do I think this??  Well there a few groups who are trying to pressure McDonald into getting rid of Ronald McDonald.  I am not kidding, I wish I was but I am [...]

Fruit Dips

Here are some fruit dips that kids and adults will love. They are great for snacks or parties. These dips are easy to make and fun to eat. Feel free to add to any of the recipes to make it fit your families tastes. Fruit Salad Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 1 TBS flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg (well beaten) ½ cup pineapple juice [...]

Mini Meat Loafs

Prep Time:   20 Mins Cook Time:   1 Hr 20 Mins Ready In:   1 Hr 40 Mins Servings   8 kid friendly servings Ingredients 1/2 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 [...]

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Prep Time:   10 Mins Cook Time:   45 Mins Ready In:   55 Mins Servings    6 Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni 1 (8 ounce) package shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1 (12 ounce) container small curd cottage cheese 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream 1 cup milk 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese salt [...]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Prep Time:   15 Mins Cook Time:   15 Mins Ready In:   30 Mins Servings   12 Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard (such as Gulden's®) 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 1 teaspoon white sugar salt and pepper to taste paprika for garnish (optional) 6 pimento-stuffed [...]

Chicken Crisps Lollipops

Prep Time:   15 Mins Cook Time:   20 Mins Ready In:   35 Mins Servings   10 Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 2 cups crushed potato chips any variety and flavor lollipop sticks from a craft or party store (avoid sharp skewers with small [...]

Bagel Pizzas

Prep Time:   5 Mins Cook Time:   5-8 Mins Ready In:   10-15 Mins Servings   1 Ingredients [...]

Kids and Obesity

Kids and obesity Too many kids in America are overweight and obese. Doctors are attributing this to unhealthy eating habits. Where I agree that kids diets are a major factor, lack of exercise is the other key contributor. Here we are focusing on the foods so I will only list them but kids need to exercise no matter how healthy they [...]

Lunch Tips

Lunch Tips Kids need a nutritious lunch and what the schools are serving rarely meet those needs. Send them off with a healthy packed lunch instead. Here you will find some tips that will help on the lunch front and get your kids eating better and having the energy they need to make it through the day. Food safety is [...]

Kid Snacks

If you have kids then you know snacks are a necessity. Kids would snack all day if you let them. Although snacking all day isn't healthy, well timed and well balanced snacks can be. After school snacks can be vital to giving your child the extra energy they need to concentrate on homework. Contain snacking We know kids will snack all day [...]

Nutrition

Our children today are leading a sedentary lifestyle. Kids sit all day at school and then come home to video games, television and fast food. Our children are becoming obese and we the parents are to blame. A lot of parents and doctors explain away unhealthy weight as “baby fat” and offer a wait and see solution to the problem. The problem [...]

The Obesity Blame Game – Parents Shame

The Obesity Blame Game – Parents Shame

Every morning I stroll through the recent news to see what is going on in the world. Almost daily there is an article about kids and obesity and I get more and more annoyed. The articles start off telling us that our kids are obese, then go on to explain we are feeding them crappy food, followed up by a generous helping blame on the fast [...]