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How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Picky Eaters

My daughter started kindergarten and my son started grade 3 this year. It’s a bitter sweet time. While I wish summer would last forever so we can do fun things (almost) all the time, I think it’s important for them to go back to school to learn new things, connect with their friends and make new ones. It’s also important [...]

2017-10-15T13:11:04+00:00 By |Categories: Meal planning, Nutrition, Picky eating|Tags: |8 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Heavenly Dairy-Free Rice Pudding

I made many versions of this rice pudding recipe. Each time, the unanimous “thumbs-up” from my entire family eluded me. So I kept trying. Until this last version. The winning version. Everybody - husband, 5 year old, 8 year old, my parents and I - LOVED it. Yes, I know it’s summer. You are thinking “I am not turning my [...]

2017-06-20T07:10:58+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Picky eating, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |5 Comments

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: |14 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