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Stacy C.

Stacy Cacciatore is a mother, wife, writer, runner and is passionate about health, fitness and wellness. Stacy pens the popular health and fitness blog, Five a Day the Fun Way, which provides healthy eating recipes, tips, activities and games for making eating healthy fun for the entire family.... Full Bio
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Homemade Cookie Dough Lara Bar by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I LOVE cookie dough. Homemade cookie dough Lara Bars I love cookie dough more than actual cookies.   I make cookies just so I can eat the cookie dough. ... Read on »
Paleo Green Goddess Dip by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One of the tenets of the Paleo diet is bidding farewell to commercially prepared salad dressings. This is particularly sad for me because I eat a salad everyday an ... Read on »
Paleo Pizza by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting   It’s week two of the Paleo Challenge and my palate is getting a little bored of chicken breasts, broccoli and spinach. I decided to kick it up a notch and att ... Read on »
Paleo Brownies by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I started a six week Paleo Challenge as part of the Cross Fit box I joined. It’s Day 6 and I’m already having significant sugar cravings. Since sugar, along with dairy, ... Read on »
Lunch, by me! now available by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Are you looking to save time, money and stress? Are you tired of rushing in the morning to pack your kid’s lunch? Do you feel that you are constantly nagging your kids t ... Read on »
Baked Gluten Free Chicken Fingers by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It’s almost back to school time, which means time to begin packing lunch again. I’m launching a brand-new product and cookbook called Lunch, by me! which is a complete too ... Read on »
Healthy Crab Cake Recipe by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m trying to drop a few pounds after completing losing my mind and eating everything in site indulging a bit in Boston last week, so I’m trying to up my protein intake. ... Read on »
Want to lose weight? When money’s on the line, you will look fine! by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting After having a wonderful kid-less long weekend in Boston with my hubby, I returned refreshed, rejuvenated and 10 lbs. heavier. What in the world? How can that happen in ... Read on »
Kale, White Bean, Apple Sausage and Zucchini Ragout Recipe by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Looking for a way to eat your greens that not only pleases your palate, but satisfies even the pickiest of eaters? Look no further than this delish ragout that is cho ... Read on »
Shocking mistreatment of special needs child by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I wish that my nephew had a visible disability.   I know that sounds terrible and many of you will disagree with me. But, if he were in a wheelchair, wore leg br ... Read on »
Dessert for Dinner? April Fool’s! by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Looking for a fun, healthy way to trick your kids on April Fool’s Day? Look no further than these “cupcakes” you can serve for dinner! Fool your kids not only by serving ... Read on »
Hoppy Healthy Easter! by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I can’t believe Easter is this Sunday! I feel completely unprepared, as the month of March has flown by! The typical Easter treats are filled with artificial food co ... Read on »
Guilt-free maple roasted banana ice cream: dairy, gluten and fat free! by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I love ice cream. I could literally eat an entire half gallon of Edy’s Girl Scout Cookie Samoas Ice Cream. Ice cream is one of my “trigger foods” and I can’t keep it ... Read on »
Healthy Girl Scout Samoas with NO added sugar, flour or dairy by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I love Girl Scout Cookies . I’ve loved them since I was a little brownie pushing boxes of coco-nutty Samoas®, peanut buttery tagalongs and minty thin mints. Now I’m the ... Read on »
Guilt-Free Cupcakes only .99 on the Kindle for a Limited Time! by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m excited to annouce that I’m offering my book, Guilt-Free Cupcakes , for only .99 for a limited time! This book is 9.99, but I’m offering this discount in honor of my ... Read on »
Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge – Part Four (FINAL Post) by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting     Blood, sweat and tears had led to this day. Months of training. Thousands of dollars spent. Injuries, pain, elation and joy; this was the moment I h ... Read on »
Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Part III by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting If at first you don’t succeed, try again. As I mentioned in my previous post on the Goofy Challenge , I bonked the Thunder Road Marathon in Charlotte, over-trained a ... Read on »
Walt Disney World Marathon: Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge Part II by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m glad I bonked the Thunder Road Marathon in November.   The wise words of Anthony D’Angelo say it all:   “In order to succeed you must fail, so that y ... Read on »
Goofy Challenge Part I by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Being a fat kid is the best thing that ever happened to me. Sure, I endured teasing as a child. It wasn’t uncommon for me to hear chants of “Boom bada boom,” when I ... Read on »
Sugar-Free Flour-Free Artificial Sweetner-Free Oatmeal Cookies by Stacy C. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m trying to cut back on the added sugar and flour in my diet, but it has been extremely difficult. Did you know that manufacturer’s sneak sugar in practically everythi ... Read on »