Category: Nutrition


Food Preservation & Emergency Preparedness

Growing up, I used to help my mother weed our garden on a little plot in our backyard. She would hand me a trash bag and ask me to pick one hundred we...

Eating Your Emotions

Have you ever felt like you either had to avoid eating a certain type of food, or you had to eat it all, and there was no in-between? This way of thin...

Eating Healthy Under Pressure

Comfort is often found in the food we grew up with as a child. I have fond memories of camping in the mountains with hot dogs and s’mores over the f...

Local Food: Good For You, Good For Utah

If you’ve eaten at a restaurant lately, you might have noticed local eateries serving local ingredients, and telling you more about them.  The retu...

Well Fueled Family Fun

Footloose and schedule-free sunny days are the hallmarks of summer living for many families. Your children and neighborhood friends bustle in and out ...

Grounded Nutrition

How many plants did you eat yesterday? Consider fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. These plant foods are the food groups most American...

The Raw Truth About the Foods We Eat

Suicide was a last resort in my mind. Just thinking of the heartache I would cause my husband and four children was enough for me not to go further; b...

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

Why do you eat what you eat? If you are like most Americans, according to research, taste trumps all other deciding factors. Surprised? Probably not. ...

Conquer the Dinner Drain

In the movie The Grinch, Jim Carrey’s cantankerous character stands atop the blustery Mount Crumpet and considers each name on a list of Whoville ci...

Savoring Tasty Traditions

People all over the world, Americans especially, cherish food and its role in holiday traditions. As a result, holiday merrymaking and weight gain oft...