5 Secrets to Feeding a Picky Eater (that you’ll both enjoy)

I was sure my son was going to starve to death. Just after my youngest turned 18 months old, I made the “radical” decision to ditch our family’s omni eating habits in favor of a mostly plant-based diet. My son’s health was…fine, I guess…but I was motivated to find dietary ways of … Read more

Packing Lunch 101: On The Side

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When it comes to packing lunch, think of sides as a way to get in a few extra servings of fruits, veggies, and/or whole grains. If you’ve put some effort into packing one of our suggested entrees and included one of our recommended snack options, you should have your protein and fat … Read more

Nosh & Nibbles- Red Curry Sweet Potato Noodles

See the bottom of this post for a chance to win a free mini spiralizer! Ever see a recipe and think, “Oh, I’d so love to make that!” only to suddenly realize there’s no way your family will ever eat it? Then this feature is for you- welcome to “Nosh and Nibbles!” … Read more

Juicing? Smoothies? And Why Does It Even It Matter?

I’m generally not a fan of fruit juices, especially not for kids (sorry Jack LaLanne fans). While there are some nutritional benefits associated with cold-pressed juicing, fruity beverages in general are one of the easiest ways to take in too many unfulfilling calories, even if they seem to be the healthiest kind. … Read more

The Allergy-Free Thanksgiving: Creamy Dairy-Free Green Bean Casserole

To recreate this Thanksgiving favorite, I omitted the dairy in favor of a mushroom soup recipe that uses cauliflower instead of traditional grain-based thickeners. 1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 2/3 cups unflavored plant milk of your choice 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder … Read more

The Perfect Pear: Breakfast/dessert/kid-friendly snack all in one!

I adore poached fruits. There’s something so cozy and comforting about warm fruit in the chilly morning hours, whether on it’s own or atop a bowl of oatmeal or granola. But it doesn’t stop there! There’s nothing quite like a delectable, perfectly roasted pear after dinner to sweetly send me off to … Read more