10 Great Movie Sex Scenes that Inspire True Love

Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love

8 High Protein Cereals that Won’t Give You Carb Guilt

8 High Protein Cereals that Won’t Give You Carb Guilt

Many Americans embrace a low carb diet that’s good for the heart and good for the waistline. Cutting back on carbs usually means eliminating cereals from our diets, as these popular items are usually high in carbs, particularly when served with milk. But if you don’t want to give up cereals entirely, be smart about [...]

7 Non-Traditional Takes on the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

7 Non-Traditional Takes on the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

April 2 is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. This lunchbox classic has been around since before we were all born and will probably continue to be a staple in most households for generations to come. It’s fast to make, satisfying and with the right ingredients, it’s even a little bit nutritious! Read Related: National [...]

10 Ways to Make Your PB&J Healthier

10 Ways to Make Your PB&J Healthier

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day (April 2) honors the lunchbox classic but also encourages you to reduce your environmental impact by going animal product free for a meal or two. PB&J happens to be a low carbon footprint choice since it includes no dairy, meat, or eggs. It’s packed with fiber, healthy fat, and [...]

10 Facts About Twinkies You May Not Know

10 Facts About Twinkies You May Not Know

Twinkies hit the market on April 6, 1930. On November 16, 2012, Hostess filed for bankruptcy and Twinkies were slated to cease production. They made their triumphant return on July 15, 2013 and we are incredibly grateful. In general, we tend to support healthy eating and an active lifestyle but we also know that indulging [...]

10 Signs You May Have an Eating Disorder

10 Signs You May Have an Eating Disorder

I’ve shared my own struggle with an eating disorder here on Mamiverse and in two of my books: I Feel Fat and Fear of Eating. No two stories of battling anorexia, bulimia or compulsive overeating are the same and because food is a substance we need to deal with on a daily basis, it makes [...]

5 Ways to Add Variety to Your Picky Eaters’ Diet

5 Ways to Add Variety to Your Picky Eaters’ Diet

Not a day goes by that I don’t receive an email from one of my readers or subscribers to Momables, specifically asking how they can add a variety of foods to their picky eaters’ diet. The first thing I tell them is: you are not alone. You’d think that because of my job, my children [...]

Buying Organic Food on a Budget

Buying Organic Food on a Budget

More often than not, people tell me that the reason they don’t eat healthier or organic is because they don’t have the budget for it. Why should eating healthy be a privilege? More than eight years ago, when I moved to South Florida from New York, organic food was not only scarce, it was expensive. [...]

Paleo Diet: 5 Reasons to Love (and Hate) It!

Paleo Diet: 5 Reasons to Love (and Hate) It!

Called a diet revolution by some and a fad diet by others, there’s no question that the Paleo Diet is in vogue right now. The diet, based on the diets of Paleolithic hunter/gatherers who lived about 50,000 years ago, is also referred to as the “Caveman diet.” The Paleo Diet espouses followers to eat like [...]

5 Foods That May Contribute To Stress At Work

5 Foods That May Contribute To Stress At Work

The old adage is true: you are what you eat! Following are 5 foods you may want to avoid as they may contribute to stress at work. While you may not have control over your mounting workload, you’re in the driver’s seat when it comes to your daily diet. Making smarter food choices can lead [...]

Tamales:  From Start to Finish

Tamales: From Start to Finish

Latino families have been making tamales for generations, recipes handed down from grandmothers to mothers to daughters and so on as in the story of Rebecca Lopez in Tamales: A Gift of Love, Culture and Fellowship. There are many variations, from sweet to savory and everything in between. Here are a few of our favorites, [...]