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”
Loose Parts and Creative Play are an amazing way to foster independent play for your child! But buying all of those adorable sets can be PRICEY… so I decided to give it a go at “DIY” and I’m in love- and so is Jaxon!
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!
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”
Sheet pan meals are the undervalued savior of weeknight dinners. When I get home from work I have a hunger & tired toddler who can’t wait for long during meal prep. This is when sheet pan meals SAVE THE DAY!
“How do we keep expanding their accepted foods if we are always offering something they like?,” said the message from a stressed parent of a picky eater.
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”
Being stuck inside with a toddler can absolutely be daunting as a parent/caregiver. There are only so many times you can play the same games, sing the same songs, or watch the same movies. I have seen Toy Story so many times now I can probably reenact it as a one-woman-show. So today I amContinue reading “Indoor Toddler Scavenger Hunt”
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”
As a Certified Health Education Specialist with a Bachelors degree in nutrtion and a background teaching culinary classes, I whole heartedly believe we need to focus on the foods we eat year round to help prevent illness. (Read more about cold and flu prevention here) However, no matter how well we eat, at some pointContinue reading “Surviving a Cold: Supplements and Products”