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...
Veggies are this recipe's best kept secret. Shhh... don't tell the kids! Trying to get your kids to eat a few servings of vegetables every day can be challenging, especially if you've got picky eaters in the house. This healthy...
While I am the runner in the family, my husband is an endurance cyclist currently training for a 200 mile gravel race. He goes out for rides ranging from 2-8 hours several times a week. His rides take him...
Pea Leek Soup is one of my favorite ways to get in veggies for the day. I love that you can pack in so many servings of healthy greens without having to face another plate of salad to get the...

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