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…

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 ..

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

Recipe coming soon.. Tweet

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…

Slow Carb Breakfast

Slow Carb Breakfast

The Slow Carb diet helped my weight loss after the baby. I learned about it from The Four Hour Body. For more information and to shop the NYT Bestseller book, click here: I highly recommend Tim Ferriss’ blog for reading about lifestyle design, living colorfully and general cool stuff…

Slow Cooker Bone Broth

Slow Cooker Bone Broth

Growing up in an Asian household, there was always a rich earthy homemade broth available to drink at any time- usually straight from a crockpot. When I was younger, I avoided looking at this simmering soup- there were all kinds of unsightly things in there: chicken feet, whole birds, large…

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…

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 ..

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…

Flourless Latkes with Zucchini

Flourless Latkes with Zucchini

Recipe coming.. Tweet

5 Minute Lunch Box

5 Minute Lunch Box

Packed this lunch for my preschooler in 5 minutes flat using leftover chicken. Chicken & Spinach Whole Wheat Wrap Edamame Carrot Stix Green Grapes Starfruit Fudge I keep my tortillas in the fridge. Warm them in 10 seconds without using the microwave or oven. If you’re interested in…

Indulgent Brunch: Savannah, Georgia

Indulgent Brunch: Savannah, Georgia

  August 2014 Road Trip: Savannah, Georgia Restaurant:  B. Matthews Eatery in beautiful downtown Savannah historical district Tweet

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

Baked Tofu

Baked Tofu

Baked Tofu Recipe here. 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…

You Never Knew You Needed This

You Never Knew You Needed This

By the end of this post- you will have all the information you will ever need on the subject of insulated food jars. This useful lunch packing accessory is no longer something that only grannies use.   On my search to discover and acquire insulated food jars for myself and the family…

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