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

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…

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…

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…

I thought I Was A Rockstar Mom. Turns Out, I Wasn’t

Hi, I’m Kelly K, a stay at home mom. I never cooked or thought much about food until 4 years ago, when my first girl, Sofia, was born. I fed her breast milk for almost 6 months, dappled in “healthy baby food” and then serving her “nutritious kid’s food” in her toddler years. I felt ..

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…

Healthy Halloween

Healthy Halloween

Healthy Halloween Idea I made this for my preschooler’s Halloween party. The kids loved it! Tweet

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…

Best Lunchbox Accessory Award

Best Lunchbox Accessory Award

This humble, simple and multi-tasking item gets my “Best Lunchbox Accessory” Award! Have you spotted it yet? It’s the colorful silicone baking cups! It’s the hardest working lunchbox accessory I own! I use it for so many purposes: – baking, obviously – turn…

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…

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…

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

Baked Tofu

Baked Tofu

Baked Tofu Recipe here. 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 ..

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

Steamed Wild Salmon

Steamed Wild Salmon

Wild Salmon steamed with green onions, ginger, oyster sauce and tamari for 10-15 minutes. I don’t really measure here. About 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce and 1 tablespoon of tamari. Steaming wild salmon gives it a tender texture and the sauces flavor it lightly yet adequately. Pair with…

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

The Best Whole Chicken Ever In Just 35 Minutes

Recipe coming soon.. Tweet

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, ..

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…

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…

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