Disclaimer #1: Fit Kitchen Direct offered me their Whole30 meals for a week and I agreed to write about my experience.  Disclaimer #2: I'm not a fan of fad diets. In fact I've been known to call them dumb. Could...

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Has anybody else noticed this outpouring of recipes and high-speed cooking videos of various dishes made with cauliflower? On the Tasty YouTube channel, there's over a dozen recipes trying to dress it up. It begs the question: is this...
Birthday’s are a BIG deal in our house! As moms, we love and adore our kids and want to make their big day as special as they are. We could write a dozen blog posts on parties, but I want...
Last month I wrote about children's daily nutrition needs for every age. This month I am sharing a few healthy school lunch ideas that reflect those nutritional needs and offer a healthy balance of grains, proteins, dairy, fruits, and...
If you are like me, two things are a constant for you as a mom. First, being worried that your kid is eating enough fruits and vegetables every day. Second, being absolutely overwhelmed at the price of said produce....
I'm a little embarrassed to confess that I have been coasting on my own general ideas about food and nutrition to feed my kiddos, who are now 11 and 8 years old. Lately, my daughter has been getting angry at how unfair...
It's almost that time of year again, moms. No, I'm not talking about pumpkin spice lattes. School, my friends, school is almost back in session, and with it comes the seeming unending task of packing school lunch boxes. This...
I love making salads in the summer while the produce is in peak season and the flavors are amazing. The next time you're at a farmers market, grab some fresh cherry tomatoes, yellow corn, cilantro, jalapenos, and lettuce greens and...
Summer is here, and it is fun and busy! As a mom of two constantly moving and hungry sprites, I’m always looking for easy and healthy snack ideas. Enter popsicles; portable, delicious, and something most kids would eat daily...
Summer has arrived, and so has the fruit! For our family, this means making fresh fruit pies. They are so delicious! The only problem is that as much as we love our pie, it seems that we are always trying...

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