Purees. They’re not just for babies (or elderly people without teeth) anymore. Who ever would have thought that vegetable purees could be so life changing?! Okay, okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, for reals, having a stockpile of vegetable purees in your freezer is like gold. “Why?” you ask? Well, for starters, if youContinue Reading..
I’ll be the first to admit that feeding a one-year-old can be positively maddening. There’s the teething, the inability to communicate fully, the choking hazards, the obsession with throwing food on the floor, the signs of picky eating, and so much more. When my oldest child was one, I didn’t think my husband and IContinue Reading..
What’s your plan for feeding your family when life is hectic? Instead of waiting until your life is unmanageable, plan ahead so you can get healthy food on the table when you need it most! Meal planning is the best way to control what you eat. It may not be a practical solution when aContinue Reading..
Tired of overspending on groceries? You don’t have to break the bank to feed your family healthy food. Check out these top tips for affordable healthy eating! It’s the last day of the month. You have no money left for food, but you have to eat, right? The last two months this happened you usedContinue Reading..
Freezer stir-fry kits are an excellent way to spend less time cooking dinner, while also saving money on take-out or running to the grocery store last minute. You will love how delicious and healthy this stir-fry is that you’ll be making these kits all the time! Be sure to snag the free shopping list atContinue Reading..
Did you just get the wonderful news? You’re pregnant?? Congratulations!! I can vividly remember the moments we found out we were expecting our first, second, and third children because they were all life-altering events. Having a baby is a huge commitment mentally, physically, and, especially, financially. © Oksana Kuzmina – stock.adobe.com While I do not believeContinue Reading..
I’m always looking for ways to simplify meal planning, especially now that I have 3 kids. My summer meal plan worked so well for us that I decided to come up with a fall meal plan as well. The meal plan is a basic outline of the types of meals I will make each week.Continue Reading..
Ah, Fall. Crisp, cool mornings followed by warm afternoons. Leaves changing from green to red, yellow, and orange and gently falling to the ground below. And pumpkin. Lots and lots of pumpkin! Doesn’t Fall just have some of the best flavors that you look forward to eating every year come the end of summer? © mythjaContinue Reading..
Tired of giving your kids unhealthy, over-processed snacks? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here is your guide to successful and healthy snacking with kids! If you’ve read any of my posts about feeding kids, you know just how seriously I take healthy eating with kids. From the beginning, I have tried my bestContinue Reading..
We’ve had an unusually hot start of the summer this year with temperatures in the 90s and a couple days of 100. My left foot is swollen (thank you, pregnancy!), my swamp cooler doesn’t really cool off our kitchen, and I’m just overall warmer because of pregnancy so cooking anything in the oven is likeContinue Reading..
We all want what’s best for our babies, but sometimes we rely too much on the traditions of previous generations to make critical decisions for them. When it comes to feeding babies food for the first time, some practices are sticking around, despite the fact that many, if not all, of these practices are absolutelyContinue Reading..
So it’s time to start feeding your baby solids, huh? Such an exciting time! With everything going on in life, though, do you really want one more thing on your to-do list, like making your baby’s food? Since it’s so much more convenient to buy the jars and pouches, isn’t it logical to just take that routeContinue Reading..
One of the best ways to give our families more variety and nutrition is by eating in season. With all the wonderful produce available in the summer, it shouldn’t be too hard, either! © Thomas Bethge – stock.adobe.com Every year I mention to my husband that I would like to go to the Farmer’s Market,Continue Reading..
What do you eat during pregnancy when you are absolutely famished? Why, you turn to a delicious protein-loaded pregnancy snack, of course! There’s no better way to fill you up and give you the energy you need to make it to the next meal. It wasn’t until about half way through my second pregnancy thatContinue Reading..