Homemade Fish Sticks, 2 Ways!

Skip the frozen pre-packaged varieties that are loaded with lots of breading and sodium, and make your own instead!
Fish sticks are a great options for kids who say they won’t eat fish. They look un-intimidating enough (close enough to pass as a chicken finger–or heck, cut ’em in nugget size pieces to pass […]

SWEET SPINACH MUFFINS!

Perfect for St. Patty’s Day, these muffins get their color and nutrition from spinach. And they’re sweet enough to appeal to toddlers and big kids of all ages (including you!). But don’t limit them to mid March. Kids love color, and these can translate into all different type green-themed treats by switching up the […]

Zucchini Muffins–our most requested recipe!

These delicious, healthy  muffins are hands-down our most requested recipe—they’re a regular on rotation at our cooking classes, and when I make them at home, I always get requests for the recipe.  And it’s for good reasons: They’re vegan (egg and dairy free) and nut-free, which makes them a perfect snack to bring for kids with allergies, […]

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Admittedly, there’s no greater perk to going to IKEA then enjoying their Swedish meatballs at the end of a long shopping trip. (And followed by a $1 ice cream cone.) Their meatballs may be good, but mine are better—and being a recent US transplant from Sweden—are as authentic as they get.

Serve them like we do […]

Banana-Chocolate Chip-Cauliflower Muffins

If there were ever a time to get veggies into kids, it’s after a month of eating non stop cookies, cakes, and candy canes. Consider this recipe the perfect transition food. It’s disguised as a treat (chocolate chips!), but packed with a fruit (banana) a veggie (cauliflower), and only a scant amount of honey […]

Three spinach recipes your kids will actually eat!

Welcome to the season of cookies, cocoa, and Christmas parties! During a month full of sugar and sweets, we still like to do what we can get some sort of greens into our kids (green iced cookies don’t count!). Since spinach has a very neutral flavor, it’s great blended in to these sneaky recipes […]

30+ (Healthy!) First Finger Food Ideas

 

Finger foods are your baby’s first step in the transition to table food—and let’s face it: Without the need to spoon feed, you now have two hands free during meal time (score!). But many packaged finger foods that are made specifically for this toddler stage are loaded with salt and sugar, according to a recent […]