Tag Archives: healthy eating

Don’t Ruin That Salad!

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition June 27, 2016

Summer salads!! I eat my greens everyday and switch things up by adding all kinds of toppings to my greens. Grilled veggies, eggs, goat cheese, raw nuts, raw veggies, leftover sweet potatoes, beans… The options are endless 🙂 But one thing I always do is make my own dressing. TIP: stay away from the bottled […]

Don’t Throw These Away

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition February 8, 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Broccoli stems! Don’t throw them away. How many of you broccoli eaters cut the stems off and throw them away? Don’t do it!  The stems are loaded with nutrients, protein, calcium and fiber; and they are just as nutritious as the broccoli crown. But what can […]

Share the Love

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition February 15, 2015

Sharing the love with heart-healthy appetizers, dinner AND dessert for Valentine’s Day! Our family spent another wonderful Valentine’s day together yesterday celebrating our 5th annual Fisher Family Dinner in the Dining Room. There is something special about eating in the dining room and years ago we thought that we should really use it more than […]

What is 1500 Calories?

by in Blog Posts, Wellness December 29, 2014

Do you count calories? Health and weight loss success are about finding a system that works for YOU! For some people, this is what works! Knowing calorie intake & expenditure is an important part of significant weight loss. My question is if you do count calories – do you REALLY know what 1500 calories in […]

Spaghetti Squash w/ Meat Sauce

by in Dinner, Recipes October 30, 2014

During squash season and I love this low-calorie dish, a flavorful replacement for pasta!! Here is a recipe we had for dinner earlier this week. 1 lb ground turkey 1 jar spaghetti sauce (I use Victoria’s brand – low sodium, low sugar – can be found at Walmart) 14 ounce can organic tomato sauce salt, […]

Top 10 Thursday Recipe

by in Food & Nutrition September 26, 2014

Lake Norman Financial Group, Inc. is a  fantastic group of female financial advisers in the Lake Norman area dedicated to helping their clients with financial management and planning. More than that, these ladies go above and beyond – taking the time to really listen and getting to know their clients needs and wants. I was […]

Enjoy sun shiny days

by in Food & Nutrition January 20, 2013

Ahhhhhh!  The sun is shining and it is a gorgeous day here in Charlotte!  It felt great to sit out on the front porch and eat lunch with Kendall today, while soaking up some much needed Vitamin D!! Speaking of Vitamin D; you may already know that the best source of Vitamin D is direct […]

Have You Had Enough?

by in Food & Nutrition, Wellness January 10, 2013

WATER?   fatigue Increased thirst dry mouth swollen tongue dizziness palpitations (feeling that the heart is jumping or pounding) confusion feeling faint decreased urine output These are all symptoms of dehydration.       “So, do I really need to drink ½ my body weight in water every day?” The answer – yes.  If you […]

Sunday Breakfast

by in Food & Nutrition December 10, 2012

Is it just me, or is Sunday the perfect morning for hot coffee and pancakes? Growing up, my dad always made pancakes on Sunday morning. The sweet smell of syrup would fill the warm kitchen as we would wait anxiously for the “first round,” hot off the griddle. Sunday mornings in our house, especially in the fall […]