07 Feb

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

2017-02-06T14:50:57-07:00By |Categories: Breakfast recipes, Nutrition, Picky eating, Snack recipes, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |14 Comments

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 [...]

31 Jan

Guest Post: Jenny Finke from Good for You Gluten Free

2017-01-30T13:26:02-07:00By |Categories: Food allergies/sensitivities, Nutrition|Tags: |14 Comments

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 [...]

22 Jan

Interview and Giveaway with Todd Parr

2017-02-06T06:25:39-07:00By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: , |86 Comments

I fell in love with Todd Parr’s book at a department store. Of all the places :). Since then, I have been buying or borrowing Todd’s books from the library and reading them with my kids who share my love for Todd’s books. Todd's books have simple, yet complex messages, are beautifully illustrated, and are interesting for all the young at heart. [...]

22 Nov

Tasty Tuesday: Gingerbread Men Chia Cookies

2016-11-21T21:35:09-07:00By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |2 Comments

Are you ready for Christmas? We sure are! Making gingerbread men cookies and planning our Christmas activities. There is no better time than the end of November to bake cookies and shop for Christmas presents ;-). Please tell me I am not the only one doing this so early this year! I asked my son what Christmas desserts he would [...]

18 Nov

5 Easy Tips to Keep your Child Healthy this Winter

2017-01-18T11:45:47-07:00By |Categories: Nutrition, Physical activity|6 Comments

The best method to keep your child healthy this winter is to make their immune system strong for fighting off all the bacteria and viruses that come its way. Kids are bombarded with germs at school, on the bus, at a friend’s house, etc. Many children don’t remember to wash their hands very often. Because of this perfect storm, it’s [...]

12 Nov

Constipated Child? 5 Natural Remedies that Fight Constipation

2016-11-12T09:35:29-07:00By |Categories: Constipation|Tags: |6 Comments

A chronically constipated child is in (almost) permanent discomfort. Their belly is bloated, they are in pain, and they pass gas often, especially after a few days without a bowel movement. There are many methods that help kids poop every day. The key is to find the one (or ones) that work best for your child. Today I would like [...]

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