Lemon & Dill Baked Salmon

We love salmon in our house! It’s something I have been serving Jaxon since he was a baby and although toddlerhood brought some “pickiness”, we still managed to re-learn to like salmon. Jax was a huge fan of my brown butter salmon glaze. We eat it all the time but this time I wanted toContinue reading “Lemon & Dill Baked Salmon”

Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging

If you are anything like me, you love food but don’t always have time to cook everything from scratch. Which is completely okay! But also means we have to purchase pre-packaged foods. While it is okay to make convenience or snack foods as part of a balanced lifestyle, one of the keys is to REMOVEContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging”

Books for Kids about Food

How food is produced How did that get in my lunchbox? By Chris Butterworth Where does Broccoli Come From? by Arielle Lebovitz We are the Gardeners By Joanna Gaines and Kids It All Starts with a Seed by Usborne Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn From Seed to Pumpkin: Let’s Read and Find OutContinue reading “Books for Kids about Food”

Baked French Toast

Feeding a family can be tough! Make it easier on yourself by focusing on “one meal for everyone” and look for ways to modify what you are eating to serve to even the youngest of eaters (6m+ after meeting the signs of readiness) French toast can be made in batches & frozen for fast breakfastsContinue reading “Baked French Toast”

Protein for Picky Eaters

PSA: PROTEIN COMES FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES NOT👏JUST👏MEAT👏- and protein needs are incredibly easy to meet for little ones, even picky eaters typically get enough protein. Many people tend to automatically think meat or animal products like milk, yogurt and cheese when I mention “protein” but not all protein has to come from meat!!Continue reading “Protein for Picky Eaters”

Sprinkles for Picky Eaters

Let me introduce you to the magic of ✨SPRINKLES✨when it comes to feeding your child! We love to sprinkle all kinds of things on our foods. It’s a great way to help engage a child – especially a picky eater- with a new/less favorable food. Just like dips ( check out this post), sprinkles canContinue reading “Sprinkles for Picky Eaters”

Yogurt for Babies

“Why can babies (under 12 months) have whole milk yogurt but not whole milk until they are 1 year old?” Great question! I get this one often so I wanted to explain here just in case you, too, are wondering this.  Under the age of 12 months, babies should not drink cow’s milk as a mainContinue reading “Yogurt for Babies”

Utensils for Littles

If you Google “utensils for kids” you get about 59684837273 results. Let me save you the time (and money) of having to try out a million different options. Here are the TOP 12 Recommended utensil sets I’ve always said the most important things about utensils for kids are:✅ Durability ✅ Functionality ✅ Affordability  I was able toContinue reading “Utensils for Littles”

Salt for Babies

I once read a book with a chapter titled “Salt: The Spice of Life or Taste of Doom” and while this made me laugh because of how “doom” seems overly extreme – SODIUM intake is actually something very important to be aware of for everyone and ESPECIALLY those of us feeding babies & starting solids Continue reading “Salt for Babies”

Marry Me Chicken and Tortellini

This is absolutely a “TikTok made me do it” recipe except I decided to add my own flare to it with some tortellini and WOW! This is definitely worth a try. It is a super simple recipe that can be thrown together in under 30 minutes. Plus it is something that EVERYONE will love! ForContinue reading “Marry Me Chicken and Tortellini”