5 Ways to Help Your Teen Become Self-Sufficient

Ah, self-sufficient teens and millennials. It seems to be a running joke in today’s world for these two groups of people to be anything but self-sufficient or self-sustaining. But upon closer observation, one can actually find and identify this small but strong demographic. The beauty of the situation is that we have control over how […]

Life With a Vegan Teenager

PLUS Four Tasty Smoothie Recipes to Get You Started in the Morning

A few months ago, I posted an article about how I support my daughter’s decision to become a vegan. I felt like it was time to give a progress report on how things are going. Overall, things are going pretty well for her. Her acne problem continues to improve, and she is so much happier […]

Why I Support My Teen’s Decision to Become a Vegan

Food! Glorious food! We can’t live without it, but sometimes it can be one of our worst enemies. Food can make you feel wonderful, but some foods can make you feel miserable. My teenager was sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. A long time ago, she zeroed in on the fact that she […]

The Great Sushi Quest

Food qualifies as an adventure in our family. One of our favorite food adventures is trying different types of sushi. Sushi is a fun food, no two ways about it. It’s delicious, it’s appealing to the eye, and it can be nutritious if you choose your rolls carefully. The best thing about sushi? My 14 […]

Teen Nutrition from A to Z

My 14 year old daughter Andrea loves to cook, and has from a very young age. She especially loves to prepare healthy meals that are appealing to the eye and the palate. We like to look online for meal inspiration from time to time, but we are sometimes intimidated by all the recipes that contain […]