Tag Archives: carrots

Road Trip Snacks In Good Health

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 in Food

When traveling this summer, be sure to bring/buy snacks that fuel your body and allow you to stay focused. And ignore that double double greasy burger with shake for only $1. (more…)

Stress Busting Snacks

Posted on 06. Sep, 2010 in Food

7 Stress-Busting Snacks

Everyone has their own way of coping with stress. Sure, exercise, meditation, and spending time doing activities you love are great for combating stress — but more often than not, the only thing we want to do is eat. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, what you snack on can actually help curb your stress, control your mood, and make you feel better almost instantly! So we talked with Marilyn Tanner, RD, a Missouri-based spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and asked her to recommend her favorite stress-busting snack ideas. (more…)

Weekly Tips for June 14, 2010

Posted on 13. Jun, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tips from RockIt Mom:  

1. GREEN-This is from RockIt Mom’s own personal observations!  We hosted parties over the weekend and of course in preparation for these parties, we hit the large club warehouse store.  In a hurry, purchases were made for pure convenience (fruit platters, vegetable trays and other snacks).  On the day of the first party, while putting out all the food, it was ridiculous how most of the food in the “party trays” were rotten, overly ripe or just plain bad. (more…)

Jamie Oliver’s Evolution Carrot Salad

Posted on 29. Mar, 2010 in Food

As a new fan of Jamie Oliver’s food and theories, I thought this was a fun and different salad.  The colors are amazing. Try it out and tell us what you think, YEAH or AUUGGGHH!

Ingredients:

4 to 5 large carrots

Sprigs fresh mint

Sprigs fresh cilantro or fresh chives

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Handful mixed seeds

2 or 3 small clementines

1 or 2 ready-to-eat pappadams

Feta or goat cheese (more…)

Weekly Tips for March 22, 2010

Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 in Fun

Weekly Tips from RockIt Mom:

1. GREEN - Tired of looking for that perfect size container for your child’s lunch or snack, so all fit and you don’t have to use a plastic bag? We know we don’t want to use plastic baggies, unless absolutely necessary.  (more…)