Healthy Eating

  • Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

    Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

    When an entire holiday’s purpose and success rests on the preparation and eating of a suppertime feast, it’s fair to say that breakfast worries get put on the back burner. Having a light breakfast on Thanksgiving is a good strategy – if you’re an adult. Kids’ little tummies don’t understand the notion of delayed satisfaction, so feeding your little chefs a good breakfast on Thanksgiving is as much about strategy to you as it about needs to them. Here are a few ideas to make sure that the only feathers flying on your holiday are the ones you use to decorate your beautifully prepared turkey.

  • Travel Friendly Snacks for Kids

    Travel Friendly Snacks for Kids

    ‘Tis the season for friends, family, and traveling. Everyone loves the holidays, but not as much can be said about the realities of getting from here to there. Traveling with kids poses specific challenges. How do we keep kids entertained? How do we deal with nap times and bedtimes? How do we feed them without ruining the interiors of our cars? Before you head out over the river and through the woods, pack a few of these snack ideas to keep your little chefs happy little travelers.

  • Quinoa Salad with Diced Jicama, Carrots, and Chopped Cilantro tossed in a Ginger Vinaigrette

    Quinoa Salad with Diced Jicama, Carrots, and Chopped Cilantro tossed in a Ginger Vinaigrette

    This Quinoa salad is a great recipe for your little chef to mix & measure while allowing them to add ingredients to taste. Having your kids help you create recipes with ingredients they are not familiar with or just discovering is a great way to get them to adopt them into their diet. Whether your kids have had quinoa before or not, it is also a refreshing and flavorful salad that they will love!

  • Healthy On-the-Go Breakfasts for School Days

    Healthy On-the-Go Breakfasts for School Days

    Life may be a marathon, but school day mornings pretty much always feel like crazy sprints. You’re racing to apply mascara while trying to stop your youngest from dripping toothpaste all over his clean shirt, only to look up and see that your older one has put her shirt, pants, and shoes on backward. On days like these, healthy breakfasts may be sacrificed for “Just eat this and run to the bus stop!” We’ve got a few tips and tricks to help you send your kids off to school this year with a healthy breakfast, even if it is on the run.

  • Baked Garlic Parmesan Wings

    Baked Garlic Parmesan Wings

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    It's football season, that means it's time for chicken wings! But if the youngest taste buds in your home aren't a fan of spicy wings, or simply don't like the slimy texture of wing sauce, it can make game day snacking a bit difficult. This quick and easy recipe for Baked Garlic Parmesan Wings is the perfect solution!

    Baking the wings makes them healthier, and the simple spice blend won't be too much for little palates. Plus, kids will love the crunchy texture.