Mason Jar Veggie Frittata

Jun 25, 2018
Mason Jar Veggie Frittata |

This Mason Jar Veggie Frittata is the perfect recipe to get your kids in the kitchen with you. They really can’t mess this one up! What is your go-to recipe when you have visitors staying with you? I almost always take the time to prepare a frittata before we have […]

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If Your Toddler Won’t Eat Meat

Jun 5, 2018
Recipes for your meat refusing toddler |

You may worry about protein if your toddler won’t eat meat or fish. Protein is actually not the main concern for your meat refusing kids. Read to learn how much protein they need, what other nutrients they may be missing out on, and see a list of healthy recipes to […]

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The Only Black Bean Veggie Burger Recipe You Need

Apr 25, 2018
Black Bean Veggie Burger |

These turmeric black bean veggie burgers are hearty and tasty! Truly, the only veggie burger recipe you ever need to make at home.  You guys, I almost didn’t make these veggie burgers. Because every veggie burger recipe I’ve tried in the past came out dry and crumbly. Edible, I suppose, […]

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10 Tips For When You Have No Desire To Cook

Mar 22, 2018
When you have no desire to cook |

Top ten tips for when you have no desire to cook, but need to feed your family! My husband and I were having a conversation recently about how naive we were about some (aka LOTS) of things back in our college days. Like, how it seemed so easy to eat […]

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What to Order for Your Baby at a Restaurant

Mar 15, 2018
What to Order for baby

Husband calls and says, “let’s go out to dinner tonight!” And there’s me, in my leggings and the same sweatshirt I’ve been wearing the past three days, haven’t showered yet, shouting “YES! YES YES YES YES YES! ADULT INTERACTION! YASSSS.” If you’re also a stay-at-home or work-from-home mom, I know […]

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Why Your Kids Don’t Need Portion Control

Mar 2, 2018

As if we don’t already have enough to worry about, figuring out what to feed our kids, then we get to the pesky topic of HOW MUCH. Portion sizes. Every mom wants to know how much their kids need. For me personally, I  struggled with this when my oldest transitioned […]

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Secretly Healthy Chocolate Pudding [Dairy Free]

Feb 9, 2018
Secretly Healthy Chocolate Pudding |

 It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Make this secretly healthy chocolate pudding for the ones you love (or the ONE you love the most- yourself!).  My husband and I are not big Valentine’s Day people. We’re also not big birthday people, or anniversary people….are we the worst??

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3 Mistakes Parents Make When Starting Solids

Feb 6, 2018
Mistakes When Starting Solids |

Starting solids can be stressful if you’re not sure how to begin! Talking to my friends, it seems like pediatricians’ advice can vary widely, and you’d be surprised to find out how many are giving outdated advice. Read through these common mistakes parents make when starting solids so you can […]

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Addicting Raspberry Vanilla Fudge Bites

Jan 22, 2018
Raspberry Vanilla Fudge Bites |

I haven’t posted a recipe in MONTHS. I guess that’s what happens when you have a baby! Well, I’m coming back strong with a tasty snack that we’ve been enjoying over the past few weeks – raspberry vanilla fudge bites! I needed something I could grab quickly in between feeding […]

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Reduce Picky Eating With an Easy Trick

Jan 11, 2018

Looking for an easy way to reduce picky eating? Some kids can be pretty opinionated about what’s on their plate! Generally I give the advice to have at least one thing at the meal you know they will like, and it’s okay to serve other things you know they don’t […]

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