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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Peppermint Patty Green Smoothie Recipe for St. Patty’s Day


My daughter got to try green eggs and ham at preschool last week (report: yummy!), so now the pressure's on to make St. Patrick's Day fun at home. This means whipping up something fun and green and delicious. Perhaps this Peppermint Patty Green Smoothie, courtesy of Sari Davidson-Crevin, will do the …
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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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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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Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead & Freeze Cookbook — and a Recipe for a Greek Egg Casserole!


I'm obsessed with my Crock-Pot. After reviewing this book recently, I have been using it non-stop. At least three or four meals a week. I don't know where it's been all my life, but it's back, baby, and I'm obsessed. It makes cooking with kiddos so much easier and meal times so much less stressful …
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Ginger Zucchini Muffin Recipe That Might Help Morning Sickness


This recipe comes to you courtesy of Abe's Market, of which we're an affiliate.   I never tried ginger when I was experiencing morning sickness during pregnancy, but it's supposed to work wonders for those experiencing it. If you're in the throes of that pregnancy queasiness, you might want to …
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5-Ingredient Crock Pot Chili, Coming Right Up!


As I mentioned yesterday in my review of The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families, I started out my taste tests with this black bean chili. It’s a super easy dish to throw in the crock pot and is tasty enough to please everyone. Plus, once the base chili is made, you can customize it to suit …
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