About Marie Dittmer

Marie is a registered dietitian with a master of arts in physical education/cardiac rehab. She’s a homeschooling mom of four who enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and writing about food, nutrition, and health issues.

6 Ways to Stop Busyness from Winning

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The older I get the faster life goes by – or so it seems. The older my kids get, the busier I am. There are always activities or work or play dates to get to and to be picked up from. That’s in addition to my own activities. It’s a busy season of life and… Read More

Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

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My summer is going by much too quickly. It’s already July – time to slow down a little and enjoy the warm weather and longer days. I like to think of kids running through the sprinkler, long walks in the cool of evening with my honey, and sitting on the porch with a tall glass… Read More

Rhubarb Sauce

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There are a few foods that evoke memories of simpler times: fresh creamed garden peas over boiled new potatoes; warm, juicy strawberries just picked from the garden; and tart red and green rhubarb. In simpler times people spent more time outside. Phones only traveled ten feet or so, tethered to the wall instead of our… Read More

Summer Food Safety Tips

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After a long winter and a late spring, it’s hard to believe it, but summer is on its way; and with it comes warmer weather. As soon as the mercury starts to rise, many people have picnics and cookouts on their mind. Bringing our cooking and eating outdoors introduces a few more risk factors for… Read More

Spring Salad with Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette

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Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. After a long winter of snow, cold, and ice I’m more than ready to be outside. I know spring has arrived here since the sandhill cranes visited the pond in back of us last week and everyone was out walking this past weekend in our… Read More

Nurturing a Healthy Eating Attitude in Children

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Parents teach their children what to eat and how to eat, but a healthy diet includes more than food. It’s also about our attitudes toward eating. Many parents complain of picky eaters or children that just won’t eat. Some are crushed when daughters as young six or seven proclaim they’re fat and need to diet…. Read More

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