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B's Po Boy, a cajun, creole, NOLA inspired restaurant in Indy, IN

B’s Po Boy – 30 Day Road Trip: Indianapolis, IN

Thank you VisitIndy.com for the complimentary gift cards to help facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. #LoveIndy 30 Day Road Trip: Indianapolis In case you missed it, I am on a 30 day road trip around the country with my 4 kids and my little sister! Check out the details here. One of […]

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You don't have to miss out on all the yumminess when you eat healthy. Make this summery treat and stick to your goals! Travel Parent Eat

Whole Wheat Piña Colada Bread

Sometimes you just need a little piece of yumminess without feeling guilty, right?  I love pina coladas and all the creamy goodness associated with them.  But right now, I can’t afford the calories. I also crave bread whenever I am watching my calories.  I LOVE quick breads.  They are so moist and have such great flavors! […]

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Simple Lemon Chicken Tetrazzini

I know I’ve been posting a lot about healthy foods, and healthy lifestyle tips lately, but sometimes you need a little cheat meal.  And this meal isn’t so much a cheat meal, as it is good ol’ fashioned comfort food. While I was serving my mission for my church, the mission president’s wife (we called […]

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Do you know what you are really eating? Use these tips to avoid the dieting pitfalls and stay on track. |Travel Parent Eat

Are you REALLY eating healthy?

Can I make a confession?  I have taught Nutrition for a university for over 6 years now.  That’s actually the longest job I have ever had.  My confession isn’t that I switch jobs too frequently for my resume.  My confession is that I have taught nutrition for a long time, and I am still (slightly) […]

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Protein smoothies are a great way to stay on track with healthy eating, make them easier and faster by using these starter cubes| Travel Parent Eat

Protein Smoothie Starters

I received the Nuttzo butter from Whole Foods in exchange for this post.  All opinions are my own. I love drinking a healthy protein smoothie right after I’ve finished my workout.  My biggest issue with the smoothie is making it.  I’m usually in a hurry during the morning breakfast rush, and sometimes I don’t get […]

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Top 15 Posts of 2014

We want to thank everyone who has helped make our first full year of Travel Parent Eat a wonderful year!  It’s been fun getting to know you all through your comments! We’ve had a few changes, and look forward to a few more changes as we begin the new year.  To finish up our first […]

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Toasted Coconut, Candied Pecans

I’d like to thank Whole Foods Trolley Square for sponsoring this post keeping all content free for readers.  I received product in exchange for this post, but all opinions are my own.   Yesterday I posted about different candied popcorns, and my secret family recipe for toffee.  Today I want to share my favorite candied […]

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Trio of Candied Popcorn

I’d like to thank Whole Foods Trolley Square for sponsoring this post, keeping all content free for readers.  I received products in exchange for this post, however, all opinions are my own. I love candied popcorn.  I love popcorn in general, so when you add a bunch of sugar, and some yummy flavors, I could […]

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Battered, Deep-fried, Loaded Sweet Potatoes

It’s the holidays, and no one wants to gain an extra 10 pounds, but I think I just did typing in this title.  And looking at that picture. How can you improve on a baked sweet potato?  Batter it, deep fry it, and load it with candied pecans and toasted marshmallows. This is exactly (well, […]

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5 Tips for Better Gingerbread Houses

Christmas is getting closer (where did the time go?) and making gingerbread houses is one of my favorite traditions.  My mom has molds to make actual gingerbread houses, and even a gingerbread train.  She would make the gingerbread a week in advance, allow the gingerbread to dry, and even frosting glue the sides together so […]

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