All Blog Posts Tagged 'healthy' (197)

Nature Box Review

Check out the healthy snacks I found! Nature Box Review

Added by Abby Billings on October 12, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Food Waste Has Become a Big Global Issue

Growing up in a society that had a limited selection and shortage of certain foods, I became more aware of what food represents and what is its real value. Both of my grandparents had small farms with several domestic animals, and as a kid we used to help out in the garden and in the field a lot, weeding out vegetable beds, planting seeds, picking fruits and even digging out potatoes. The appreciation for our meal was that much greater, and we enjoyed every bit that was on the…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on October 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Help Your Kid Prevent the Great Germ Exchange

Moms,

Sure, you know how to fight germs at home, but you may feel powerless to help keep your kids germ-free during school hours.

 

Take heart – SaniPortables, hand sanitizer packets are simple and small enough to slip in a backpack, can be a great way to help kids fight off illness-causing germs throughout the school year.…

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Added by Jane G Smith on October 8, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

Back Saving Tips for Lifting in and out of the Crib

When starting my research for this week's topic, I came across this BRILLIANT advice from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons posted under "Preventing Back Pain: Tips for New Moms" and I quote:

  • Try to return to your normal weight within six weeks after giving birth.

Raise your hand if this did not magically happen for you.  I have both…

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Added by ErgoMomma on October 4, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Choosy Mothers Choose Safe Drinking Water for Their Families

Hello, many moms, grandmoms, aunts and other kids' caregivers,

I am new to this forum, but I am glad to be called a mom again.  I am mom of  2, now fully grown and mature "children"; one of each sex, both equally "above average,"  to borrow the proud phrase from "Prairie Home Companion."  Nowadays my grandchildren…

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Added by Britt Mittemeijer on July 30, 2012 at 3:02pm — 1 Comment

Back To School - Bento Lunchbox

Back To School Shopping And The Bento Lunchbox!

It's about that time again... Back to school shopping has officially begun. Of course, one of the first things my daughter's are interested in looking for are a new backpack and lunchbox. After hearing about the Bento Box over and over again from friends and the media, I decided to find out what the hype was all…

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Added by Shivani Cotter on July 19, 2012 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Vegetable Tikki

This vegetable tikki is a ready -in -a -jiffy preparation.All you need is some veggies and cheese.Tikkis taste great with chutneys and some healthy salads

Ingredients

Boiled potato-1 big

Grated carrot-1

Green peas boiled-1/2 cup

Processed cheese cube-1small

Dry mango powder(Aamchur-1 teaspoon(Optional)

Garlic-1clove

Green chilli-1

Chopped coriander leaves-2 teaspoons

Salt to taste

Cornflour-4 teaspoon

Oil-for shallow…

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Added by Sunita P on June 25, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

Healthy Vegetable-Cheese Parathas(Indian Flat Bread)

Parathas(India flat breads) are a meal by themselves.Make this tasty paratha for your guests or pack them in your kid's lunch box.Serve it hot with a cup of yogurt or any dip and…

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Added by Sunita P on June 12, 2012 at 1:49am — No Comments

Healthy Parathas for lunch Box(Indian Flat Bread)

My son has just started kindergarten and this new beginning is definitely a welcome change for my son.It's a little difficult for me though as i have to wake up at 5:30 am and pack lunch box for him.The first question that comes to my mind is what do i send in my T's lunch box? I did come up with some interesting ideas.Today and in my coming posts I'll share some handy tips and ideas with you.

Today's recipe is a simple yet very healthy for kids.I've used cottage cheese(Paneer),grated…

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Added by Sunita P on June 12, 2012 at 1:46am — No Comments

Rajma in Tomato Gavy(Red Kidney Beans)

Rajma or red kidney beans are a great source of cholesterol- lowering fibers.They are also packed with protein and essential minerals like potassium,manganese and iron.

This Rajma recipe is simple and very healthy.I have used little oil and more tomatoes which is a good source of lycopene and is good for kids.

Ingredients

Rajma(…

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Added by Sunita P on June 12, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Healthy Summer Coolers for Kids

 Simple and Quick Summer Coolers

It's summer time and the temperatures are considerably above normal.Summer is also the time for some refreshing and chilling coolers.How do you beat the scorching heat?Do you prefer aerated cold drinks or make fresh and healthy coolers at home?

Come and explore some refreshing and healthy coolers that are all natural-yes,without any preservatives.



Healthy Ragi Drink:

You  will need-

Ragi flour-2…

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Added by Sunita P on May 29, 2012 at 4:57am — No Comments

Choose Healthy Cooking Oil for your Family

Supermarkets today are flooded with several brands and varieties of cooking oils.All oils have different characteristics like nutritional properties,smoking point and culinary uses.Irrespective of your preference,it is always advisable to choose liquid fat over solid fats like butter and margarine.



Oil Fats

  • Saturated Fats-These fats increase the levels of total cholesterol and LDL which is the bad cholesterol.This allows fat to…
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Added by Sunita P on May 25, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

No Time For Mom's Health?

If today were three months ago, I would have said “I’m so happy to find so many moms just like me.”

Today…today I can’t say that, because it saddens me. Two weeks ago I wrote a post about the big blogger butt blues.

I won’t lie, I’m happy that so many commented, but I’ve got to tell you, at the same time, reading through the comments, breaks my heart.

So many women, dwelling in the land I lived for 4 years. A land that where everyone but me came…

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Added by Vanita on May 2, 2012 at 1:51am — No Comments

The Dreaded Food Allergy

See this kid?

He had an incident about a week ago. It all started with a fruit and nut bar sample at Costco. I didn't think much about trying the sample, seeing as Buddy has been exposed to about every nut under the sun. At almost 4, I naively thought we…

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Added by Marcie Bunker on April 2, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Top Ten Worst Cereals For Kids

Would you feed your child a Twinkie for breakfast?  According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, they will get even more sugar from Kellogg's Honey Smacks.  It contains 20 grams of sugar and is 56% sugar by weight.  Yikes!…

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Added by Karen Kelly on March 9, 2012 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Connor's Bites

I was thinking…

I try to feed Connor the healthiest of meals.  Usually foods that are quick and easy to make and prepare.  Foods we can all sit down and eat together.  I bet you all want to do that same thing, right?  So out of that thought came Connor’s…

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Added by Brigid Hines on March 8, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Donut Waffles

I am in love with my new Bella Cucina donut maker.  What is it about donuts that we love so much?  That sweet shape promises us something sinful.  In this case, it's not so sinful.  It's just waffles but the kids think it's a special day when we have donuts for breakfast.…

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Added by Karen Kelly on March 7, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Asparagus is not "yucky"

I was in the grocery store a couple of weeks ago and I over heard a conversation between a mother and her (maybe) 5 year old son.  They were standing next to a large display of asparagus in the middle of the produce section.  Here's what I heard:



Boy: Mom, what's that?

Mom: It's Asparagus.

Boy: Can we get some?

Mom: No, Asparagus is yucky.



This small interchange really stuck in my craw.  It took all my will power to keep myself from rushing the asparagus…

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Added by Marcie Bunker on March 5, 2012 at 9:03am — No Comments

A Gluten-Free Valentine's Day Treat

By Amie Valpone, Culinary Marketing Consultant & CEO of the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple.

Ready for a sweet treat on ‘Love Day’ but not ready for the sugar overload and empty calories? Look no further than…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on February 14, 2012 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** A healthy household makes for a happy mama.

** My kids are HUGE fans of "skip the shower" nights.

** If my purse contained as much money as it does crap, I would be a very rich lady.

** Asparagus = awesome.  Asparagus pee…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 3, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

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