Nutrition · Recipes · Toddler Meals

How to Hard Boil Eggs

From a nutritional standpoint, eggs are the perfect food. They’re low in calories, high in protein, and packed full of both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (aka healthy fats). They also contain a number of important nutrients, including but not limited to: Vitamins A, B5, B12, and B2, Folate, Phosphorous, and Selenium. And if that’s not enough,… Continue reading How to Hard Boil Eggs

Recipes · Toddler Meals

Skinny Mini Banana Nut Muffins

I’ve been on a mini muffin kick lately… because let’s be honest, they carry less guilt. No matter how healthy the recipe, the portions are smaller and my conscience is at ease knowing I’ve eaten less. Oh, and did I mention they’re convenient? Not only do they take half the baking time as regular muffins, but they’re perfect… Continue reading Skinny Mini Banana Nut Muffins

Recipes · summer · Toddler Meals

Easy Homemade Banana Popsicles

If you’re a fan of banana, you’ll love these Homemade Banana Popsicles! I’m all about simplicity. This recipe requires only 4 simple ingredients, a blender, and a popsicle tray. They’re a great way to use up overripe bananas and if you’re the parent of a teething toddler, look no further for a temporary solution. My son Dutch… Continue reading Easy Homemade Banana Popsicles

Health & Wellness · Motherhood · Nutrition · Recipes · Toddler Meals

8 Protein Packed Foods with Recipes & Nutritional Facts

Dear Dutch, If there’s any part of Motherhood that tests my creativity the most, it’s meal time! There are babies who will eat anything and everything you put in front of them and then there’s you. Karma is really kicking me in the butt with this one. My own Mother tells me countless stories of…

Nutrition · Recipes · Toddler Meals

Oatmeal with Coconut and Chia

Dutch loves oatmeal. He must get it from me, because I’m a fan too. As a child my Mom prepared the most delicious oatmeal with only a little butter, brown sugar, and milk… I can almost taste it now. In searching for a healthier alternative to sugar, I developed this recipe which is always sure… Continue reading Oatmeal with Coconut and Chia

Recipes · Toddler Meals

Slow Cooker Ragu With Veggies

This recipe is near and dear to my heart because it’s my husband’s favorite. He takes it upon himself to stir it throughout the day as it slowly simmers, just to bask in it’s aroma. I gotta agree, there’s nothing quite like it! To start, it combines beef, Italian sausage, garlic and onion. Add to… Continue reading Slow Cooker Ragu With Veggies

Recipes · Toddler Meals

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Is my little Dutch the only toddler who is obsessed with pizza? I’d guess not, which is why I’m sharing this latest pizza alternative, Zucchini Pizza Bites! Not only are they so yummy, they’re fast and easy to prepare. Your little one will be so pleased, and you’ll feel like one proud Mama for sneaking… Continue reading Zucchini Pizza Bites