Eating, Meal planning, Nutrition

To buy or not to buy: When homemade is better and cheaper than store-bought

Have you ever tried to make a dish at home just to have it cost more than double what it would have been to buy it at the store and take three times longer to make than it was supposed to? Did you end up with a complete mess and a so-so result? Well these… Continue reading To buy or not to buy: When homemade is better and cheaper than store-bought

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Protect Your Brain with the MIND Diet

Welcome GMW viewers and Cultivate Healthy friends! As you may know, November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month. This disease devastates families with over 5 million people dealing with Alzheimer's Disease in the US. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center investigated the diets of older Americans and developed an eating pattern that can cut Alzheimer's risk… Continue reading Protect Your Brain with the MIND Diet

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Healthier Cook-out Recipes with Secret Ingredients

Welcome to Cultivate Healthy, Good Morning Washington viewers! With the temperature finally heating up, it's time to update some classic recipes before you host your next cookout. Cook-outs usually involve burgers and hot dogs with those delicious high calorie side dishes and desserts that everyone loves 🙂 I wanted to switch up those traditional recipes… Continue reading Healthier Cook-out Recipes with Secret Ingredients

Meal planning

A week of delicious RD-approved dinners on a shoestring budget: Week 1

I've been getting more and more questions about how to put together family-friendly healthy dinners on a budget. Processed foods and fast food meals take care of the budget part, but the healthy part, not so much.  Living above a grocery store has it's advantages. I grabbed a store circular and found some great deals on… Continue reading A week of delicious RD-approved dinners on a shoestring budget: Week 1