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Pudding in mason jar

Banana Cottage Cheese Pudding

Anyone else nostalgic for those long, summer days spent at grandma’s house eating home cooked southern meals and finishing out the evening with her famous banana pudding? No? Okay, I’m from the Northeast, so me neither, but that is the image that comes to mind when I think about banana

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Sheet Pan Pancake Board

Easy and Delicious Sheet Pan Pancake Recipe

It’s hard to beat a classic pancake, but I think we did it! These sheet pan pancakes are quick and easy to prep and you can either serve a crowd, or freeze the extra servings for easy breakfasts later on. I was thrilled with how good these turned out in

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Top-down photo of baked quesadillas with avocado, lime, yogurt and salsa

Baked Quesadillas

You’re going to love this simple baked quesadilla recipe! Instead of standing over the stovetop making everyone’s quesadilla one by one, you can cook them all at once. That leaves you more time to do dinner clean-up before you even sit down — or just hang out and scroll on

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Canned Salmon served with veggies and crackers

Easiest Canned Salmon Salad

This canned salmon salad is a high protein meal that’s sure to be filling! It’s a perfect substitute for tuna salad if you want to switch things up AND get the health benefits of salmon. I know it’s not the prettiest meal around. But this has been my go-to Saturday

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White rice with cheese and spinach on a white plate with a fork

Easy Cheesy Spinach Rice

This recipe is sponsored by Success® Rice, all opinions are my own. This baby- and toddler-friendly Cheesy Spinach Rice might just remind you of your favorite spinach artichoke dip, in the very best way (aka great cheesy flavor, minus the heaviness!). My favorite recipes for littles are the ones that

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Crispy french fries with hand dipping one in ketchup

Air Fryer French Fries

Who doesn’t love french fries? I know I do! Air fryer french fries do NOT disappoint, and you can cut way back on oils when you cook it this way. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to

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Pudding in mason jar

Banana Cottage Cheese Pudding

Anyone else nostalgic for those long, summer days spent at grandma’s house eating home cooked southern meals and finishing out the evening with her famous banana pudding? No? Okay, I’m from the Northeast, so me neither, but that is the image that comes to mind when I think about banana

READ MORE
Sheet Pan Pancake Board

Easy and Delicious Sheet Pan Pancake Recipe

It’s hard to beat a classic pancake, but I think we did it! These sheet pan pancakes are quick and easy to prep and you can either serve a crowd, or freeze the extra servings for easy breakfasts later on. I was thrilled with how good these turned out in

READ MORE
Top-down photo of baked quesadillas with avocado, lime, yogurt and salsa

Baked Quesadillas

You’re going to love this simple baked quesadilla recipe! Instead of standing over the stovetop making everyone’s quesadilla one by one, you can cook them all at once. That leaves you more time to do dinner clean-up before you even sit down — or just hang out and scroll on

READ MORE
Canned Salmon served with veggies and crackers

Easiest Canned Salmon Salad

This canned salmon salad is a high protein meal that’s sure to be filling! It’s a perfect substitute for tuna salad if you want to switch things up AND get the health benefits of salmon. I know it’s not the prettiest meal around. But this has been my go-to Saturday

READ MORE
White rice with cheese and spinach on a white plate with a fork

Easy Cheesy Spinach Rice

This recipe is sponsored by Success® Rice, all opinions are my own. This baby- and toddler-friendly Cheesy Spinach Rice might just remind you of your favorite spinach artichoke dip, in the very best way (aka great cheesy flavor, minus the heaviness!). My favorite recipes for littles are the ones that

READ MORE
Crispy french fries with hand dipping one in ketchup

Air Fryer French Fries

Who doesn’t love french fries? I know I do! Air fryer french fries do NOT disappoint, and you can cut way back on oils when you cook it this way. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to

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Hi, I’m Kacie!

I’m a mom of two and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I offer e-guides and e-books (go to my Shop page), workshops, brand partnerships, and nutrition counseling. Check out my blog for nutrition and feeding tips for your little ones.

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