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Tasty Tuesday: Cookies! Almond Sugar Cookies!

Unlike the rest of my family, I am not one to marvel at the deliciousness of cookies. I much more prefer muffins, cupcakes and other “cakey” desserts. And maybe because I am not easily impressed by cookies, I can definitely recognize a delicious sugar cookie when I see one. This is one of them. Trust me! I was looking for [...]

2017-03-18T11:09:00+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Picky eating, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |12 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Yummy Baked Carrot Oatmeal Hearts for Valentine’s Day

It’s not Valentine’s Day if we don’t eat a heart-shaped dessert, right? So I had to come up with a dessert that is not only delicious, but also healthy, filling, great as a snack, and easy to pack and take to school. Nutritious and delicious baked oatmeal with carrots. My kids love it, my husband and myself love it, and [...]

Guest Post: Jenny Finke from Good for You Gluten Free

I invited Jenny Finke, health and nutrition coach, to talk with us about foods that are naturally gluten-free and foods that are important for people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease to eat. Jenny Finke was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2012 and has been gluten-free ever since. She helps people start and find success in their gluten-free journey through her signature Go [...]

2017-01-30T13:26:02+00:00 By |Categories: Food allergies/sensitivities, Nutrition|Tags: |14 Comments

How to Make the Perfect Smoothie for Your Kid

Smoothies are a great way to include plenty of nutrients in our kids’ diets. Smoothies are especially great for picky eaters who have a limited number of preferred foods. Adding sweet fruits to their smoothies masks the taste of vegetables. The perfect smoothie for a picky eater! When I make smoothies for my family, I load them with as much [...]