Delicious, Easy and Healthy Recipes for Kids Created by Nutritionists

bigstock-mother-and-teen-daughter-makin-30302912I decided that it was time to provide you with some DELICIOUS, EASY and HEALTHY recipes created by Nutritionists for your children!  The first two recipes came from my book The Resourceful Mother’s Secrets to Healthy Kids and the last one came from my wonderful friend, a fellow nutritionist, Nancy Morency.  For more information on Nancy and for more of her recipes, please click here.

Banana Mama Muffins

3 Bananas (approx 1 cup) mashed
3/4 cup  Sucanat
1  Egg
1/3 cup  Olive oil
1-1/2 cups Spelt flour
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Sea salt
1/2 cup Chocolate chips

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5 Food Related Ways to Keep Your Energy Level High

The Resourceful Mother’s Tips to Controlling Blood Sugar

bigstock-Green-And-Red-Healthy-Food-14588906 Many of us would describe ourselves as “tired” each and every day.  Some of us even wake up tired!  I am seeing more and more people addicted to coffee and chocolate in order to keep their energy levels up. There is a better way!  We need our energy in order to be good to ourselves, our spouses, our children, our friends and even to strangers.  We also need energy in order to accomplish our life purpose.  And how can we feel joy each day when we are tired?  It is next to impossible.

Why do we reach for caffeine and sugar?  We reach for these foods because our bodies know that our blood sugar is low and that these foods will spike our blood sugar.  However, what we don’t know is that after we eat these foods, we experience a crazy drop in blood sugar that makes us even more tired than we were prior eating these foods!  What we create are ups and downs in our blood sugar that create the following:

  • Mood swings
  • Brain fog
  • Irritability
  • Memory loss
  • Depression or anger without reason
  • Anxiety or panic attacks
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Phobic/compulsive behaviors
  • Fatigue
  • Further caffeine, sweet or bread cravings

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