Quinoa Tuna Fritters

As the nights get hotter in the summer, I know most people don’t want to spend an hour in their kitchens over a hot stove. This recipe is perfect for a satiating, fast dinner that requires only minimal cooking. Plus, it holds great in the fridge for leftovers in...

Stuffed Pepper Enchiladas

I was at the grocery store in the produce section, and I saw the prettiest green peppers. I bought six. I did not have a plan for them, but I wanted them. As I walked around the rest of the store, I found myself in the Hispanic foods aisle and knew what I was going to...

Meditation and The Mindful Child

Meditation is well known for reducing stress and helping with concentration in adults, but did you know that children also receive benefits? Benefits of Meditation A study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing found that children who meditated had a decrease...

The Dangers of Sport Specialization

Across the country, sport specialization continues to be popular within youth sports, as parents and young athletes chase athletic stardom and college scholarships. In some cases, athletes as young as 11 years old are being asked to sign ‘contracts’ where they commit...

Green Tea Lemonade

With the weather beginning to warm, you might want a tasty beverage to keep you cool as you do your spring cleaning. Try this super refreshing green tea lemonade or limeade. With just a hint of sweetness, you can truly taste the tea and the delicious fruit juice. For...

How We Can Help The Injured Brain

The majority of patients with mild traumatic brain injuries recover within seven to 10 days. If concussion signs and symptoms continue beyond seven days, the diagnosis changes from acute concussion to post-concussion syndrome. Unfortunately, some patients continue to...

Another Miracle Mattress

Your grandparents just didn’t have this problem when they shopped for a new mattress. And your parents probably didn’t have it either. What problem are we talking about? Too much variety! There are so many different kinds of mattresses to choose from today that the...

Better Get Some Ice on That… Or is it Heat?

The question of whether to apply ice or heat to a particular injury is a familiar one for many people—and especially for parents who see more than their fair share of kids’ cuts, bumps and bruises. We know we want to relieve the pain, reduce swelling and speed...

Chicken Dumpling Soup

This is a delicious, comforting soup that will help warm you up on these cold wintry days. When I made this soup, I made it gluten and dairy free. It turned out wonderfully. The dumplings were soft and flavorful, and it really filled me up! Chicken Dumpling Soup Note:...