The Road to Wellness

Why Kids Shouldn’t Have Electronics

Posted by in Health Matters

Readers of this blog know my views on kids and electronics; the two don’t mix. But now I want to make the case for why. We all know why kids have smartphones. (To make things easier, I’ll use smartphone to refer to both those devices and tablets.) They’re fun. Johnny has one. They are the new electronic babysitter. Childhood Obesity Let’s not mince words. Our kids are fat and continue to get fatter. And it’s easy to see why. You don’t exercise when you’re playing games or watching videos. Kids…read more

Weekly Inspiration–Week 22, 2015

Posted by in Lessons Learned

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” ~Orson Welles “Orson Welles-Citizen Kane1″ by Original uploader was DCGeist at en.wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Mutter Erde using CommonsHelper.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orson_Welles-Citizen_Kane1.jpg#/media/File:Orson_Welles-Citizen_Kane1.jpg

Tortillas for a Healthy Meal

Posted by in Food and Recipes

Want a quick dinner that is both healthy and delicious? All you need is a tortilla, tortilla recipe, and your favorite toppings for a meal guaranteed to please. Also, tortillas contain fewer calories and less fat than other options, making them a good choice if you’re counting calories. And you can’t beat the flavor of homemade tortillas–or their versatility. You can use in your favorite enchilada recipe or serve them with eggs for huevos rancheros. Flour or Corn? You can make your tortillas from either all-purpose flour or corn flour….read more