Brown Butter Glaze

We love salmon at our house! It is an awesome source of protein, iron, healthy fats and vitamin D making it a great food to feed your entire family too. Especially because it can be cooked in less than 30 minutes which is ideal for busy families. This brown butter glaze takes salmon to aContinue reading “Brown Butter Glaze”

Preventative Care for Cold/Flu Season (and Back to School)

Every year warm summer days – full of popsicles, swing sets and running around outside – roll into cooler, crisp weather – full of soups, bookbags, and the seemingly inevitable runny nose….But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are several ways you can help prepare and protect yourself and your family from seasonal viruses with preventative care.

Feeding a Sick Toddler

As much as we try to prevent it, it is inevitable that children become ill at some point. When a little one is battling a cold food is usually the last thing on their mind however they still need some calories for energy to fight off this illness. While their appetite might not be atContinue reading “Feeding a Sick Toddler”

What You Need to Know about Elderberry

In the past few years, elderberry has a commonly used holistic approach to health- and for good reason! It is packed full of immune boosting properties but there are some myths and facts I want to help clear up when it comes to using elderberry. What IS Elderberry? Elderberry is the dark purple berry fromContinue reading “What You Need to Know about Elderberry”

Spinach and Banana Pancakes

Vegetables for BREAKFAST! Yes, that is correct. Vegetable. For. Breakfast. Incorporating veggies as part of your meal and snack routine is a very important part in helping toddlers and children learn to like these foods. Rather than pushing vegetables off until dinner time, I highly encourage you to look for opportunities to include them atContinue reading “Spinach and Banana Pancakes”

One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

One pot meals are ALWAYS the best! Less dishes, less work, but still delicious. This Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice is perfect to make for the whole family to enjoy together! I use my Dutch Oven for this recipe but any large pot with a lid will work. This post contains affiliate links. See hereContinue reading “One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice with Broccoli”

Toddler Kitchen Tools

Cooking with your toddler(s) can be an amazing learning experience! But not everything in the kitchen is safe or appropriate for little hands. Finding age appropriate tools is one of the best ways to make meal prep easier with your little one by your side. Here are some of my favorite toddler kitchen tools! ThisContinue reading “Toddler Kitchen Tools”

Make Meals Fun!

One of my favorite tips for Parents of Picky Eaters is to make meals FUN! Novelty and imagination goes such a long way with little ones! It can transform a normal meal into something completely new and exciting with something as simple and quick as cookie cutter & a sandwhich– and in less than 5Continue reading “Make Meals Fun!”

10 Tips for Cooking with Your Toddler(s): While Staying Sane, Safe, and Sanitary

It isn’t a surprise that with a Bachelors degree in nutrition and a background teaching children’s culinary classes (age 2-16) that cooking with little people is one of my FAVORITE ways to help them learn new foods! But not everyone feels quite as confident in the kitchen when they have their little one with them.Continue reading “10 Tips for Cooking with Your Toddler(s): While Staying Sane, Safe, and Sanitary”

FREE GUIDE: Nutritious Dipping Sauces

Recently I shared an IG lunch post where Jax dipped his grapes into his tomato soup. As an adult, I was repulsed. But as an inquisitive toddler, he wasn’t phased at all – in fact, it was the opposite – he LOVED it! On the post I asked what was the weirdest combination that everyone’sContinue reading “FREE GUIDE: Nutritious Dipping Sauces”