I’m a dietitian. And I have kids. So it stands to reason that I get asked on a regular basis if my kids are ‘normal’ eaters; meaning, are they picky like every other kid on the earth!? And the answer is a clear and resounding YES! However, I feel that I’ve been able to use some mommy-dietitian-magic-trickery (aka manipulation) to … View The Post
I was so excited to try out a couple new slightly healthier treats for the family that are so cute and fun! They were a HIT with our crew, I hope you love the Boo-nanas and the Ghost Peanut Butter Cups as much as we did! Both are a breeze to make, even the kids can roll up their sleeves … View The Post
I can’t believe that Charlie is already going into kindergarten, someone please tell me where time has gone!? I get all teary-eyed thinking of him going to school, I’m going to be a complete mess on the first day! Speaking of which, it’s about that time of year when visions of school lunches start popping into mom and dad’s heads! … View The Post
Once upon a time you would visit a grocery store shelf in search of granola and have 2-3 products to pick from. Fast forward to today and that aisle is PACKED with options…which is wonderful and overwhelming at the same time! Granola, a simple cereal usually made from oats, nuts, fruit, some source of fat and something to sweeten it, … View The Post
I remember feeling busy before I had kids, and granted, I was. Now, I’m sure that I was warned about how busy life with kids really is. But of course, like anything, parenthood is something that you need to experience to fully appreciate. And do I ever appreciate it now! I wouldn’t change anything for the world, but it all … View The Post
As a dietitian and hard-core lover of food, I was so excited when the time came to introduce solid food to our little guy Max! It’s such a huge milestone in a baby’s development, which can be really fun but also a bit nerve racking. I can see how parents can get overwhelmed, there are SO many different thoughts on … View The Post
Staying active during the winter isn’t the easiest thing to do. It’s cold outside and that couch is looking pretty darned inviting, right? As tempting as this may seem, it’s so important to keep our bodies moving in any season to help boost our mood and immune system, get a better sleep, and of course maintain a healthy weight.