Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

Diana J. Smith

Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer Got 3-day old leftover mashed potatoes? I have a delicious solution. Don’t waste them, make them into these crowd-pleasing appetizer. You can add one or more eggs and adjust the grated cheese and seasoning depending on how many cups of potatoes you have left. […]

The Effect of rising food costs on Nutrition

Diana J. Smith

Doesn’t it seem like every time we turn around the price of food is going up? In fact, food prices have risen more rapidly since the onset of the pandemic than they did over the previous decade. So what does rising food costs mean for families? Well, it can be […]

4 Best Recipes for Busy Families This Fall

Diana J. Smith

Fall is one of those funny times of year where time seems to slow down & speed up all at once— anyone else agree?! The holidays are around the corner and kids are back in school— yet the days are shorter, grayer, chillier & cozier. It makes me want to […]

10 Years + A Life Update!

Diana J. Smith

Hi! It’s been a hot minute since I’ve published a post on the ol’ blog. It’s a slow, slightly cool Fall Sunday morning here in Florida, so let’s catch up over a cup of coffee, shall we? If we were having coffee this morning, I’d tell you that Nutrition Nut on […]

Peanut-y Chicken Thighs with Veggies

Diana J. Smith

Peanut-y Chicken Thighs with Veggies As summer ends and fall begins, schedules tend to amp up. Getting a healthy dinner on the table can sometimes add more stress to the day. Nobody wants that! Keeping some frozen veggies on hand, along with simple protein options, helps make deciding what’s for […]