13 Creative Snacks Your Kids Will Love!

We all know that getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies is not the easiest task. So, in order to get them to eat healthy snacks, sometimes you have to be creative. Here are 13 ways (and recipes) to…



No Yard? Small Outdoor Space? Try Planting a Vertical Garden

There’s nothing quite like picking your own fresh-grown vegetables from the garden. However, for urban dwellers with little-to-no yard or for people in apartments, your options might feel limited. Instead of spreading seeds out, consider planting up if you have…



Cut Down on Carbs with These Tasty Alternatives

Simple carbs like white bread and pasta might be tasty, but they can also be high in calories without a lot of nutrients and cause your blood sugar to spike. “A diet high in refined carbohydrates can ultimately raise your…



Mushroom Time: Your Michigan Morel Hunting Guide

Let the hunting – and feeding – frenzy begin! Morel mushroom season is upon us in Michigan. With warmer temperatures, searching for the tasty fungi is a great way to get outdoors and take in a beautiful spring day. The…



Prevent Pollution, Water Your Garden for Less with a Rain Barrel

If you want to see full blooms in your flower or vegetable garden this summer, consistent watering will likely be necessary. Harnessing rain water for use in your home garden is relatively easy and it can help ease downstream water…



Think Outside the Basket: Creative Easter Ideas

Easter is not only a celebrated religious holiday, it’s also been known as a time for chocolate, candy, jelly beans and Easter basket treats. Trust me, I am not against chocolate or candy, but you want to be careful and…



3 Easy Snack Swaps to Make this Easter

Easter baskets are often filled with candy or other snack foods. If you’re looking for ways to make this holiday a little healthier, try these easy food swaps: Instead of marshmallow candies, try dried fruit or trail mix with mini marshmallows added…


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Healthier St. Paddy’s Day Shakes {Recipes Inside}

“For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day,” – An Old Irish Blessing St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish culture, four-leaf clovers and…



Recipe Roundup: St. Paddy’s Day Snack Ideas

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with food and a little fun? Looking for some inspiration? Here are four creative snack recipes to try out this St. Patrick’s Day: Lime Sherbet Rainbow Pebble Popsicles This recipe is a…