How Your Parenting Style Impacts Meal Time

A question I am often asked is “How do I get my partner/spouse/significant other on board with the Division of Responsibility?” Part of being a team and raising children together is being on the same page – and for that we have to start by addressing our “Parenting Styles“. Research actually shows that the wayContinue reading “How Your Parenting Style Impacts Meal Time”

Veggie Nuggets

This recipe can be made egg-free and dairy-free (substitutes listed) Ingredients: 1 cup shredded carrots 3 cups broccoli florets 1 garlic clove 2 tablespoons chia seeds 6 tablespoons water 1 1/4 cups breadcrumbs divided 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese OR dairy free cheese alternative 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon grassContinue reading “Veggie Nuggets”

How to Cook the Ultimate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is more than just food, for most of us; Thanksgiving is full of memories. Thanksgiving memories for me are full of family, moments of being grateful, and delicous foods. It’s something I look forward to every year!…But I know this year will be many families first time cooking Thanksgiving at home. As we all try to navigate “socially distanced holidays”, most of us feel pretty overwhelmed. I want to make this year a little easier on you. If you find yourself having to cook Thanksgiving this year, as a gift from me to you, here is my full list of holiday recipes, shopping list, and my “week of Thanksgivnig” prep schedule!

Trader Joe’s Family Dinners and Grocery List

Recently, while helping my sister apartment shop, I had my first ever “Trader Joe’s experience” and not to be dramatic but it was LIFE CHANGING. Seriously, the prices, the cleanliness, the quality, even the reasonably priced flowers… it was amazing! What I found most amazing was the quality of their “premade”and “pre-packaged” foods. From aContinue reading “Trader Joe’s Family Dinners and Grocery List”

Homemade Flaky Biscuits

Homemade biscuits are delicious (obviously) and they’re so easy to make. In fact, so many people buy the canned version without realizing that they already have all of the ingredients to make them from scratch in their pantry. This post contains affiliate links. For more information see my full disclosure here. Making biscuits from scratch isContinue reading “Homemade Flaky Biscuits”

Infant Iron Needs

Iron is an essential nutrient that’s used to make hemoglobin which helps blood carry oxygen and deliver it to all the other cells. Without hemoglobin, the body will stop producing healthy red blood cells and your baby’s muscles, tissues, and cells might not get the oxygen they need! Iron is also important for the immuneContinue reading “Infant Iron Needs”