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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Monster Juice Recipe for Your Little Monsters


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!


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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Kid-Friendly Stuffed Strawberries for Valentine’s Day


When I saw this recipe over on Fit Bottomed Eats, I knew I had to share it over here as well for Valentine's Day. It's one of those ideas that's the perfect storm of healthy, delicious, fun and festive. Plus, it's not too labor-intensive, and I imagine kiddos would have a lot of fun helping with the …
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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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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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This 5-Ingredient Cookbook Makes Cooking a Breeze


Think about it: three meals a day, 365 days a year. That comes to 1,095 meals a year. And that’s not including snacks. Is it any wonder creativity wanes and we’re stuck making the same things for breakfast, lunch and dinner over and over again? It’s hard to keep the inspiration going for thousands …
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