Healthy Snacks

Protein-packed granola!

You’ve probably heard it over and over again: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And that’s especially true for children: Research shows that eating a smart breakfast can help improve behavior and school performance, as well as foster a healthy weight. 
The best breakfasts have 3 components to keep you full and energized:

Protein […]

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, […]

5 Baby and Toddler Foods That Look Healthy, but Aren’t

It’s no secret that Americans consume way too much salt and sugar, and a new study in the journal Pediatrics shows that food companies may be prepping babies’ and toddlers’ tastebuds early to acquire these tastes.

Many baby and toddler foods–even those marketed as “healthy” or “organic” contained a gross amount of excess sugar and […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Nothing makes the house smell quite like fall than the smell of cinnamon and apples slowly cooking all afternoon.

I admit that I’m not one that often pulls out my slow cooker. Most of the good recipes I find require too many steps that, for me, eliminate the convince factor of using a slow cooker […]

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