Skinnytaste’s Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

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I've been a fan of the Skinnytaste website for awhile now, so it was no surprise that I loved the cookbook, The Skinnytaste Cookbook. But it really says a lot when meals are husband and toddler-approved, so I had to share my praises. And I told you guys I wouldn't leave you hanging when it came to a …
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The Skinny on the The Skinnytaste Cookbook

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Dear Gina, You had me at hello, that very first email you sent to my inbox with the most delicious recipes ever. I followed you, I copied you, I ate like you. Every food you touch turns magical. My family eats well, my toddler’s palate is wide-ranging, and I am a happy mama. Okay, okay. I …
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A Healthy Mac and Cheese Your Kids’ll Love

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A world without mac and cheese is no world for us. That's why today we're sharing a healthier recipe for the noodley goodness from Tina Ruggiero, nutritionist and author of The Truly Healthy Family Cookbook.  Who says mac ‘n’ cheese can’t be part of a healthy diet? For those who are suspect, new …
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7 Tips for Starting Kids Early With Healthy Choices

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I spent a lot of time reading MANY articles about creating healthy habits for kids during my pregnancy. It is so important to me to establish those good behaviors early so Evan does not face the same struggles I have with my weight. All of it boiled down to the kitchen and the choices I made. Over …
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Cheezy Baked Broccoli Bites: Broccoli Your Kids Might Eat!

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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

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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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Monster Juice Recipe for Your Little Monsters

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I don't  have a juicer --- I'm more of a smoothie gal --- but juicing is all the rage these days. And if you're hard-pressed to get your kids to branch out into green veggies or move beyond the standard banana, homemade juice can be a fun option. Plus, you get to decide exactly what goes into the …
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FlapJacked Protein Pancakes: Toddler-Approved and Packed With Protein!

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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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