The good folks at the online health publication Tuja Wellness ran a Nutrition Rockstar contest back in the summer and I was the lucky winner! Thanks to the generosity of Meghan Telpner and the Tuja peeps- I have been happily soaking in an abundance of knowledge from the Academy of Culinary Nutrition via their Culinary Nutrition Expert … Continue reading Check Me Out On Tuja Wellness!
Just the other evening as I was kissing my oldest son goodnight he asked if I would sit with him for a minute. "I'm feeling really stressed out mom and I want to talk to you about it" he said. Of course immediately my brain started racing with worst possible scenarios. I was certain something terrible had happened … Continue reading Stress and Sacrifice in Competitive Sports
Earlier this week I went on a field trip with my littlest guy who is in junior kindergarten. "A lovely day at a nearby pumpkin patch" was what it said on the form that he brought home. "Spend time at a local farm learning about agriculture and the importance of farmers in our society." Wow - it … Continue reading The Field Trip from Hell & Hot Spiked Apple Cider
*Warning: If you are offended by swearing then this post might not be for you! I think I've mentioned in the past that my 4-year-old has picked up some unfortunate bad language. I'm not 100% sure where it all started but with his 13-year-old brother and his buddies hanging around our house all the time and with a … Continue reading Swearing, Connection & Vulnerability
I was busy grilling the tofu for this recipe when a friend popped by to pick up his daughter from a play date. "Mmmmm...something smells good Lori - what are you cooking?" he asked. "Marinated tofu steaks!" I proudly replied. "Oh gross - that's nasty!" he quickly shot back. Guess I won't be inviting him … Continue reading Asian Noodle Salad with Seared Tofu