Healthy, Easy Comfort Meal

Here is a healthy, low-sodium, delicious, easy version of homemade chicken soup. My kids and husband LOVE it and it’s loaded with veggies and vitamins and really satisfied us on those chilly evenings by the fire when we crave that COMFORT!!! Enjoy! ½ package of Smart Taste high fiber rotini 32 oz of low sodium…

Who Needs Sleep? YOU DO!

I hear it every day…”I eat right, I workout almost every day and I just can’t seem to lose weight!” Usually my next question is “Well, how many hours of sleep do get each night?”  Most of the time I hear answers such as: 1.     Maybe 5 hours 2.     I try, but I can’t sleep…

Halloween Hangover? NOW WHAT?!

]See the attached image?  This is my coffee table while watching TV. This is why I do NOT purchase my Halloween candy until the day before Halloween.  Although I do have self control and only had 2 or 3 pieces.  However, the kids came on Halloween night with pounds of chocolate and now I have…

Dreaded Homework Time

Do you and your kids dread homework time? I have to admit….homework time used to be the most horrible, stressful time in my house! My older son comes home in a bad mood every day because he hates doing homework and it can be very challenging for him (and for me!). Our kids go through…

Obsessed with the Scale?

Isn’t it just terrible how the scale dictates our mood for the ENTIRE day? It saddens me that we are all so obsessed with the numbers on that scale. We should be more concerned with how we feel, our health status and how our clothes fit! In my boot camps and other fitness classes, I…