A Better Solution to Meal Plans

A Better Solution to Meal Plans

“Can’t you just tell me what to eat?” It’s one of the most common questions the team at McDaniel Nutrition get, and it makes sense! Decision fatigue is a real thing. Whether you’re feeding yourself or feeding your family, a lot of time and energy is needed to eat!...
Mindful Eating for Kids at Mealtime

Mindful Eating for Kids at Mealtime

Updated September 2022 We’ve all heard about mindful eating and we may even be practicing it ourselves. But, is mindful eating for kids? Is it something that we can practice as a family. A lot has changed over the past couple of years, and I know that quarantine...
Five Strategies to Make Back-to-School Lunch Prep a Breeze

Five Strategies to Make Back-to-School Lunch Prep a Breeze

Do you have kids who are heading back to school this fall? I do, and if you’re anything like me, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the demands on your time. Between orientations, post-summer reunions, school events, and kids on a new schedule, it...
Mom’s Chicken & Dumplings Soup Recipe

Mom’s Chicken & Dumplings Soup Recipe

With a chill in the air and footballs flying, I begin to crave a warm bowl of soup. Soups are one of those recipes that I feel cooks of all levels can confidently prepare. Ingredients can be added or left out, soup consistency can be thick or thin, and spices and...
An Easy Guide To Plant-Based Milks

An Easy Guide To Plant-Based Milks

How many milks are in your fridge? In my house, we usually have a trio of milks – whole milk for the kids, oat milk for my lattes, and soy milk for my husband’s coffee. With so many options today, our family is probably the norm! But, do you ever find it...
Mood Boosting Foods: How to Tackle The Winter Blues

Mood Boosting Foods: How to Tackle The Winter Blues

Is it too good to be true that mood boosting foods can help you combat the winter blues? The holidays are over, cold and flu season is knocking at your door, and your skin hasn’t seen the sun in days. For some, the combination of these events can set up a bad case of...