healthy eating

Memory boosting foods you and your family should be eating

Memory boosting foods you and your family should be eating

this blog is brought to you by guest contributor Zyana Morris, Health and Lifestyle blogger. It is not uncommon for middle-aged adults to be forgetting things easily. There are several factors that can be responsible for this memory loss, from lack of sleep to being overworked and even the level of physical activity, or lack thereof. To […]

Cook This Recipes: It’s Mahi Mahi Time!

Cook This Recipes: It’s Mahi Mahi Time!

In the pages of the May issue of Simply Family Magazine, we shared with you a Baked Mahi Mahi with Breadcrumbs. Have you added it to your weekly meal rotation yet? We also promised to share a few more delicious recipes with you, including two savory sides and a recipe for homemade peanut butter and chocolate […]

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Lettuce is one of the easiest garden crops to grow. Going from seed to salad bowl in an average of 4-5 weeks, even children can grow their own “garden in miniature” with leaf lettuce. If you start several containers, one every week or two, your family will be able to harvest and enjoy fresh, living […]

Grab ‘n’ Go Snacks: Whole Grain Fruit-Filled Bars

Grab ‘n’ Go Snacks: Whole Grain Fruit-Filled Bars

Every mom is familiar with fruit filled bars. The downside to these bars is that they are pricey and full of sugar and processed ingredients. This recipe for Whole Grain Fruit-Filled Bars is incredibly simple to prepare, and healthy. The bars are full of whole grains and the fruit filling is low in sugar. The […]

Healthy Lemon Chicken with Kale and Zucchini Recipe

Healthy Lemon Chicken with Kale and Zucchini Recipe

Entering a new year we’re often looking for ways to make the family menu healthier. We start off with great intentions, but then life’s busy-ness tends to interfere and before we know it we’re back to the drive through or the quick, processed meal. Even as your family’s busy schedule beckons, Simply Amanda is here […]

Fall Salad Recipe: Southwest Salad

Fall Salad Recipe: Southwest Salad

November is all about Thanksgiving and the beautiful fall harvest of vegetables. Salads are a perfect way to utilize all of the leftovers and delicious vegetables to create a healthy meal. Spice up your salad plate with fresh fall additions and revamped recipes. In the November issue of Simply Family Magazine we shared a recipe for a Roasted […]

Tips for adopting a healthier family menu..more to consider!

Tips for adopting a healthier family menu..more to consider!

As our families settle into the back to school groove and summer turns to fall, we see Farmer’s Markets cropping up all around, enticing us with their fresh bounty, creating visions of healthy, well-balanced meals dancing in our heads. But with back-to-school comes jam-packed schedules which often equal hurried meals and moms and dads worrying […]