We get them to practice on time; we make sure their uniforms are clean; we help them with homework; we drive them around as if we are a taxi service. As parents, we make some significant sacrifices to help our kids succeed- so much so that it’s easy to forget their basic needs. Some weeks […]
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Something different! That’s what this sweet, savory and spicy salsa recipe brings to the table. Fresh salsa is one of my favorite foods. Not only does it taste great alone, it also makes a great condiment to boost the flavor of other foods. And, when you blend fruit, vegetables and herbs together into one dish, […]
Do you categorize ranch dressing as an unhealthy food? Many of my clients tell me that they avoid using ranch dressing because it’s so high in calories; they assume that it will not fit into a nourishing meal pattern. I also hear parents complain that their kids will only eat vegetables if they are drowned […]