Green Smoothie… That The Kids LOVE!

Breakfast, Smoothies

Dietitian's Green Smoothie that the kids love made in a white Vitamix Ascent Series machine.

We start most mornings with a green smoothie…usually at the request of our kids!  Seriously!  It’s the BEST way to sneak greens and all sorts of nutritious foods into their diet! I’ve been asked a million times what we put in our smoothies to make the kids love them so much. In fact, our kids prefer a green smoothie over ANY … View The Post

Honey Orange Glazed Salmon with Orange Almond Couscous

Main Dishes

Honey Orange Glazed Salmon with Orange Almond Arugula Couscous

If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that putting a healthy dinner on the table doesn’t have to be intimidating or time consuming.  I LOVE cooking. But even a hard-core foodie like me doesn’t like complicated recipes. Maybe I will when my kids are grown and I have oodles of time on my hands (does that ever happen?), but at … View The Post

Back to School Snack Guide

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Lunch, Nutrition, Recipes, Snacks

Back to school snack guide to make packing lunches easier for moms! Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition has put together a top 20 list of healthy kid friendly snacks for those busy back to school days!

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!

Healthy Snacks for On the Go!

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Recipes, Snacks

Healthy Snacks for On the Go

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!

Breakfast Popsicles

Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan

Breakfast Popsicles

Feeding kids (and some adults) at breakfast can test the patience of any mom, and I’m no exception. We eat a lot of fruit parfaits around our house, but even those can get old for the little ones. Now popsicles on the other hand: those NEVER get tired.

Gift Guides for the Host & Little Chef

Living

Gift Guides for the Host & Little Chef

I go into every holiday season with the best of intentions of being completely prepared, but something seems to happen as the weeks progress whereby I’m always scrambling!  Not this year.  No, I really mean it this time.