Let’s talk about kid food. I think of kid food as the food most of us remember eating as kids, or those items we often see on the “kids menu” at restaurants. You know them well too: chicken fingers, grilled cheese, goldfish, mac and cheese, etc. All those yummy...Read More: Don’t Eat Like a Kid Because You Have Kids!
Kid nutrition tips
The other day I made a batch of delicious mini egg frittatas and it inspired me to share with you some ideas for quick and easy breakfasts that you (and your family) can enjoy even on your busiest days! As a mom of 3 boys with her own business...Read More: Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas
A pillowcase full of halloween candy can bring joy to your children’s eyes, but to you, this candy means that you and your child’s health is at stake. If your kids (or you) haven’t already devoured all of the halloween candy, consider some of the following tips for extending...Read More: 5 Things to Do with Leftover Halloween Candy
Recently I posted an instagram (follow us!) picture of some almond butter pancakes I made for my family one weekend when I was feeling really motivated (or likely woken up early by my kids and needed something to do with them besides plop them in front of the TV)....Read More: Gluten Free Almond Butter Pancakes
Beyond the fun decorations, creative costumes, and pumpkin carving, Halloween is synonymous with candy- and lots of it. If you’re planning on taking your kids Trick or Treating, or simply buying candy for the kids in your neighborhood, chances are, you may want to treat yourself too. Before you indulge,...Read More: Trick or Treat Yourself
Mac & Cheese is an all time favorite in my house not just among my kids but also among the adults. I tend to keep this creamy treat a fall/winter recipe since that is when we start craving richer, creamier meals to warm us up when the temperature begins...Read More: Healthier Mac & Cheese
I don’t know about you but I look forward to my weekly CSA delivery every Monday. Seasonal veggies delivered straight from the farm, how delicious does that sound. Best part is I don’t know what I’m getting until a few days before, so my menu always changes depending on...Read More: Skinny Eggplant Parmesan (family friendly)
When it comes to an easy veggie and protein-rich dinner that provides lots of leftovers for lunch the next day, I turn to this recipe. Traditionally, when you hear ‘fried rice,’ you think to run in the other direction, fast! But this recipe is grain-free and guilt-free, as it...Read More: Cauliflower Fried Rice – Grain Free
Portion Sizes for Children Kids should get kid-sized portions! Serve your child about ¼-½ of the portion you would consume. If that doesn’t seem like a lot, remember that children eat smaller amounts but eat more frequently. Snacks are important! Use our guide below to help you visualize what...Read More: How much does your child need?
We always have bananas in my house and for some reason or another one or two always go brown and my kids refuse to eat them. So, instead of throwing them away, I add them to my muffin recipe, allowing me to add tons of flavor, some extra antioxidants...Read More: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins