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…

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

#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…

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…

Roasted Chestnuts

Roasted Chestnuts

Chestnuts are so versatile- use them in soups, sauces and salads. I love them simply roasted to snack on. One 3 oz serving of this delicious nut will give you 20% of daily recommended dietary fiber and 35% of daily recommended folate (important for expectant moms). It’s also a great source…

Top 5 Tips To Get Your Picky Eater To Try New Food & Eat Their Veggies

Top 5 Tips To Get Your Picky Eater To Try New Food & Eat Their Veggies

  #1. Let your kiddo help with meal prep. This gives them ownership of the meal.   Great prep tasks for toddlers:   deveining snap peas trimming asparagus whisking dressings and sauces mixing batters measuring spices and herbs   #2. Make it fun!   Add an element of DIY…

Giveaway – Meal Time Must Haves!

Giveaway – Meal Time Must Haves!

My dear friend Danica of The Memoirs of a Mommy and I teamed up to bring you a fabulous giveaway! These three innovative baby and toddler products are mom approved and loved by the little ones. Giveaway includes: 1. Re-play Color Blast tableware set. 2. $15 credit from Snapbibs online shop. 3. A…

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…

Flourless PB Banana Bread Muffins

Flourless PB Banana Bread Muffins

If you have a bunch of over ripe bananas, put them to good use and bake up a batch of this yumminess. Picky eater approved and loved by the whole household! Best of all, it is refined-sugar free and flourless. I added in some superfoods like chia seeds and ground flaxseed. On my next batch, ..

Salmon Everyone Loves

Salmon Everyone Loves

  Recipe here. Tweet

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

Best Bento Plate

Best Bento Plate

I’ve heard of Re-Play’s tableware but have put off buying them for no good reason (just another Mom procrastinating). Currently, the fam and I are on an extended trip, staying in beautiful Southern California. A few days ago, on a grocery store run, my mother in law pointed out this…

Yumbox Bento Lunch

Yumbox Bento Lunch

I’m always on the lookout for brilliant things that make my life easier as a mom. With two toddlers, I need all the help I can get! The Yumbox bento lunch box is, hands down, one of my favorite children’s product purchases that I have ever made. Here are some Yumbox lunches I have packed for ..

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…

THE Best No-Mayo Slaw Recipe Ever

THE Best No-Mayo Slaw Recipe Ever

This slaw is SO delicious and healthy. It’s originally from Emeril Lagasse’s Salmon Burger Recipe which calls for this slaw. I always make a double batch and it’s the perfect side for a light meal. {I used EVOO in place of vegetable oil} I posted this on Instagram and the chef…

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…

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

Kid Friendly Fresh Fish

Kid Friendly Fresh Fish

Rockfish is a mild flavored and firm fish. It’s a great fish to offer picky eaters. Coated with crispy Panko- even the most discerning of eaters will show some interest! Serve plain or with ketchup or BBQ sauce. Here, I served it with basmati brown rice with shredded spinach and a…

Re-Purpose This Baby Item

Re-Purpose This Baby Item

Do you have a formula dispenser from the infant days? Here’s how I repurposed mine. Perfectly proportioned snacks for little ones! Snap the lid on and throw it in the purse for spill proof snacking on the go. Tweet

Chicken & Red Pepper Wrap

Chicken & Red Pepper Wrap

Grilled Chicken Spinach & Sprinkle of Shredded Mozzarella Sauteed Red Peppers & Onions Toasted Whole Wheat Tortilla   #MomTips – Cute Picks hold the wrap in place really well for little hands – Cut the skin on the orange slices but leave an inch hanging on. Toddlers can…

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