Don’t Eat Like a Kid Because You Have Kids!

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 items often are filled with added sugar and fats that are …

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

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 I’m familiar with the morning cram as well as the hunger …

5 Things to Do with Leftover Halloween Candy

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 the shelf life of your candy or getting rid of it …

Gluten Free Almond Butter Pancakes

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).  I got so many requests for the recipe I thought posting …

Trick or Treat Yourself

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, here are a few of the best and worst options when …

Healthier Mac & Cheese

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 to drop.  I also love that during these months winter squash …

Skinny Eggplant Parmesan (family friendly)

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 what is in season. Last week I received an ENORMOUS eggplant …

Cauliflower Fried Rice – Grain Free

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 is loaded with healthy veggies and protein instead of smothered in …