Help With Healthy Meal Plans At Your Fingertips!


It's no secret that in the midst of chaos a few "to-go" meals happen. Typically it's exciting for our kiddos, but for us mamas, we cringe just a little. I've always said that planning was key to my weight-loss post-baby and has been just as important to my weight maintenance. As a meal planner …
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Cheezy Baked Broccoli Bites: Broccoli Your Kids Might Eat!


Parents know that getting picky eaters to try new foods can be a challenge. Which is why when I came across Kid Kritics I knew I had to share. Kid Kritics features nutritious recipes that kids like --- they're even kid-tested and approved. Moms and kids can browse and search recipes on the site and …
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Real Soups to Warm Your Soul


Kids sometimes totally surprise you with the things they'll eat. My 2-year-old will turn up his nose at carrots and didn't take but two bites of a sweet stir fry I made, but roasted asparagus? I can't get him to stop shoveling it down. He even steals mine, and I'm loathe to share my asparagus. Both …
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FlapJacked Protein Pancakes: Toddler-Approved and Packed With Protein!


Something to know about me: I am a BIG meal prepper. I usually spend a few hours on Sunday preparing certain foods for the week, pancakes being my main item. I make all of my foods from scratch, which is extremely time consuming. Luckily for me, this FlapJacked protein pancake mix arrived just as I …
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Kashi Takes On Pizza — with International Flair!


Kashi rocks. Their cereals are healthy while also being super tasty. They have those cute commercials where their cereal shows up in egg cartons to demonstrate that their cereal has protein. And their pizza is unique and satisfying. Record scratch. Kashi pizza? That's right. If you didn't know it …
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Kodiak Cakes: If I Was On A Deserted Island, I Might Take These Pancakes With Me (Want to Try?)


While I can wake up, grab a cup of coffee and be fine for an hour or so without breakfast, my kiddos want breakfast as soon as their eyes pop open. Unfortunately, most items that are available in a hurry aren't the healthiest, stick-to-your-ribs foods. So what to give the kids that is healthier, …
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Going Natural With Probiotics and Honey, Honey


At first glance, probiotics and honey have little in common. But (honey) bear with me! They both support good health --- and I just tried out one of each. So they totally fit into a review together, right? Regardless of whether you think I'm losing my product-review-loving mind or not, read on for …
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Beyond the PB&J: Bento Box Lunch Ideas and Tips


Sometimes I find myself banging my head against the wall trying to come up with lunch ideas for the kids. So when Sarah Platanitis, food writer and blogger over at Sarah in the Kitchen sent these great tips for bento-box style lunches, I knew I had to pass them along. If you're unfamiliar, bentos …
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