Blue Apron: A Mom’s Best Friend

Blue Apron: A Mom’s Best Friend

I dread meal planning and grocery shopping. When it comes to eating healthfully, those two chores are half the battle! I would rather prefer scrubbing dried mud off my preschooler’s boots than sitting down to calendar a week’s worth of meals. This is where Blue Apron comes in…

Top 10 Toddler Meals and Recipes {for the whole family}

Top 10 Toddler Meals and Recipes {for the whole family}

I recently wrote a guest blog post on top toddler meals on the lovely Danielle’s site- www.todaysthebestday.com. Hope this is helpful and comment below to share your meal ideas! Also, be sure to visit www.todaysthebestday.com. You’ll find positivity and feel uplifted. It is my honor…

Slow Roasted Wild Salmon with Honey Teriyaki Glaze

    Wild salmon is more lean than conventional salmon and can be more chewy when cooked. The key to a tender flaky wild salmon is slow roasting at a low temp. Hope you enjoy this recipe.   Slow Roasted Wild Salmon with Honey Teriyaki Glaze For the wild salmon: Preheat oven to 300…

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

Picky Eater Tip- let them help with food prep. They will be more likely to try new food. More Tips here: Top 5 Tips To Get Your Picky Eater To Try New Food & Eat Their Veggies Tweet

Homemade Almond Mylk

Homemade Almond Mylk

It’s nearly impossible to avoid preservatives, thickening agents and added sugar in nut mylks. I know this because I’ve searched out and bought all kinds of mylk from the Cleveland suburbs to San Francisco North Bay, from basic generic grocery chains to Whole Foods. I know that…

Ava – 17 months – 1st Time Trying Salsa

Ava – 17 months – 1st Time Trying Salsa

  August 2014 Road Trip: Desitin, Florida Restaurant: Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant Ava’s first time trying salsa- she loved it!   Tweet

Refined-Sugar-Free Homemade Granola With Mixed Nuts

Refined-Sugar-Free Homemade Granola With Mixed Nuts

This is my first attempt at making homemade granola. I don’t know what took me so long! It’s filled with goodies like cashews, walnuts, ginger, cinnamon, and raw honey. I plan to give it as a holiday treat for friends and family. It’s perfect as a topping on yogurt, puddings…

Eggplant Stirfry With Ground Pork

Eggplant Stirfry With Ground Pork

Chinese eggplant (long and skinny) is the best option to use in this dish. Available at most Asian grocers, it has a sweeter flavor and mild texture compared to regular eggplants (fat and round). If you are using regular eggplant, I recommend a “sweating” step before cooking that will help…

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

Recipe coming soon.. Tweet

Toddler Breakfast Featuring Starfruit

Toddler Breakfast Featuring Starfruit

To shop the plate pictured above, Click here. . Where I spent part of my childhood, starfruit was plentiful and I loved eating it out of hand like an apple. So it was exciting to find out that it’s in season during the winter here in the US, by way of Florida. Here are some ..

Flourless Latkes with Zucchini

Flourless Latkes with Zucchini

Recipe coming.. Tweet

Asparagus & Lemon Farro Risotto

Asparagus & Lemon Farro Risotto

Asparagus & Lemon Farro Risotto This is a delicious asparagus dish to make while it’s in season. I switched out traditional arborio rice for farro, a wonderful fiber and iron rich whole grain with a low glycemic index and slightly nutty flavor. When cooked, it will have an al dente…

Yumbox Giveaway!

Yumbox Giveaway!

I’m so excited to bring you a Yumbox Giveaway, hosted with my friend Danica, creator of The Memoirs Of A Mommy. The winner receives one Yumbox of choice- choose from the entire lineup, including the new styles and colors.   Here are the details: – giveaway runs March 24-28, 2015…

On The Go With Resqueeze Pouches

On The Go With Resqueeze Pouches

My only regret when it comes to reusable food pouches is that I did not discover them sooner. This genius product allows you to provide healthy homemade food like smoothies, applesauce, yogurt and rice cereal on the go.   ReSqueeze is a smartly designed pouch that has all the important…

Veggie Omelette Roll

Veggie Omelette Roll

Wraps make food fun. Here’s a quick way to heat up tortillas in 10 seconds without using the microwave or oven. Tweet

DIY Kid Friendly Trail Mix

DIY Kid Friendly Trail Mix

My go to trail mix is whole wheat squares, unsalted cashew halves and a sprinkle of raisins. So quick and easy to throw these together for a filling snack on the go. Tweet

The Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

The Big Green Egg Smoked Chicken

Smoked Chicken and Warm Potato Salad by the Hubs. If you’ve never heard of The Big Green Egg.. well, words can’t describe it. It’s a whole lifestyle for serous BBQ’ers. Check it out here: The Big Green Egg Recipes from the Big Green Egg Cookbook: Celebrating the…

Zoodles + Noodles + Toddler Meltdowns

Zoodles + Noodles + Toddler Meltdowns

Zoodles + Noodles + Andouille   Sofia practically skipped over to the table, excited we were having “spa-daddi” for lunch.   When she saw the zucchini spirals mixed into the whole wheat noodles, she declared that she was not going to eat and looked like she was going to cry. Now, I…

#MomTip – Warm Tortilla In 10 Secs – No Microwave Or Oven Needed

#MomTip – Warm Tortilla In 10 Secs – No Microwave Or Oven Needed

  Spinach, Cucumber, Chicken & Mustard     1. Lay a tortilla over an open flame on the stove top. Medium-Low heat. 2. Flip after 5 seconds. 3. Toast the other side for another 5 seconds.   Perfectly warm and toasty with a slight char flavor. Done. Delicous. #FitMom Tip…

No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

This homemade treat is packed with super foods and totally guiltfree. Keep a batch around to satisfy your sweet cravings! This recipe is incredibly versatile- add or subtract ingredients to your preference. Use agave in place of honey to make it vegan. Use sunbutter in place of peanut butter to…

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