Summer Snack Series: Go Take a Hike!

The great outdoors provides us with so many opportunities to get out and explore some pretty remarkable places. We’re spoiled here in the northeast of New York, having the Adirondacks right in our backyard. If you’re like me, when I plan a day of adventuring, the question of what foods am I going to packContinue reading “Summer Snack Series: Go Take a Hike!”

Summer Snack Series: Let’s Go to the Beach, Beach

It’s beach season! The sun, the waves, the sand and the snacks and foods that you bring along with you. I, like many, enjoy a nice day on the beach soaking up some rays and indulging on food and drinks. In many cases, your beach snacks can lean more towards the unhealthier side, so thisContinue reading “Summer Snack Series: Let’s Go to the Beach, Beach”

Summer Snack Series: BBQ’s

Welcome to week two of the Summer Snack Series! This week we are focusing on barbecues, because chances are you’ve already been to one or five and have a couple more planned in your near future. What most of us love about a good BBQ is the wide spread of appetizers, main dishes, meats, sides,Continue reading “Summer Snack Series: BBQ’s”

Summer Snack Series: Road Trips

Welcome to the first post of the Summer Snack Series! This week we are focusing on delicious yet nutritious snacks you can bring when you’re on a road trip! Carly recently went on a family trip to Jersey for her big 3-0, and had to plan out some car snacks for her family. Generally, sheContinue reading “Summer Snack Series: Road Trips”

Daegle Dip

I’ll be honest, I can’t take full credit for this amazing, easy, and versatile recipe that I make all the time. It was introduced to me by a friend who’s Mom makes it and named it (you pronounce it day-gull). From then on, I was hooked and so is anyone who tries it. This recipeContinue reading “Daegle Dip”

Meet Carly Foti – Nutritionist, Dietitian, Working Mom & Snack Food Aficionado

As I was sitting and thinking of interesting topics and recipes for my blog, my good friend and college roommate Carly popped into my head. She recently started her own virtual private practice, and has a lot of tips, tricks, recipes and useful information for people looking to live healthier lifestyles. I immediately reached outContinue reading “Meet Carly Foti – Nutritionist, Dietitian, Working Mom & Snack Food Aficionado”

Cranberry Broccoli Salad

Everyone loves a good broccoli salad. It’s refreshing, crisp and crunchy, full of flavor and healthy (I mean, it’s broccoli, right?). This broccoli salad became one of my go-to recipes for this summer. The light honey mustard vinaigrette dressing brings out the broccoli’s best features and pairs perfectly with the cranberries and sunflower seeds. Plus,Continue reading “Cranberry Broccoli Salad”

Yellow Squash & Zucchini Casserole

The role of a casserole in my house is that it’s an easy, delicious and portable dish for you and your family to enjoy or share. This flavorful casserole is perfect for the summer, being that squash and zucchini are in season. It’s nutritious, delectable and can serve as a main dish or side dishContinue reading “Yellow Squash & Zucchini Casserole”