Recipes

Weekly Meal Prep

I have to say, last weeks meal planning and preparing went great! We ate all the food prepared, even into the weekend, so that stopped us from going out to eat, which we tend to do Friday to Sunday. We always try to not do it, but by Friday we always want something...

New Year Reset

If you're anything like me, the last few weeks have gotten out of control: routine, sleeping, eating right and working out. I've resolved, like I do most Mondays to be better, but this time for real! I've always liked healthy foods, but something about the holidays...

Roasted Winter Squash Recipe

by Heather Carey Nutrition Coach in Fairfield culinary nutritionist, health coach, certified whole foods chef and organic gardening enthusiast. As the holidays near I am making a point to become more mindful of what I am eating and, frankly, what is coming my way in...

Fluffy Applesauce Pancakes

These Fluffy Applesauce Pancakes are a favorite weekend breakfast recipe because they are easy to mix up, they taste sweet and comforting, and the leftovers store nicely in the fridge or freezer. They are a healthy and easy toddler breakfast that the entire family...

How To Get Your Toddler To Eat Better

Yummy Toddler Food is one of our absolute favorite resources online for, well, really yummy toddler food. Whether it’s mini pumpkin muffins or baked chicken tenders, recipe developer, blogger and mom of two Amy Palanjian takes foods most kids like—like muffins and chicken fingers—and puts her healthy spin on them.

3 Steps to Getting Dinner on the Table—Fast

Debra Ponzek knows something about trying to get dinner on the table after a busy day. Not only is she a successful chef—she and her husband Greg own four popular Aux Délices cafes in Fairfield County, CT, as well as an in-demand catering business and cooking school—she’s a mom of three.

Fun Halloween Party Food Ideas!

October is always a fun month for families. It's time for little ones to enjoy spook-free Halloween parades and costumed play dates. Older kids get into the ghoul, gore and zombie side of the holiday while parents try to make the entire special and...

Healthy Chip Alternative: Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

I am one to admit, I have a craving for salty snacks, especially chips. I can eat a whole family sized bag of chips in one sitting (don’t know if I should brag about that, but it is true!) This salty food craving inspired me to find a healthy alternative to potato chips. Ever since I found this recipe from Five Heart Home, I seriously crave these more than I ever craved potato chips! And they’re made from zucchini.

Recipe: Strawberry Muffins

Looking for something to do with all those strawberries you picked up at the farmer’s market or that you got while strawberry picking? Try making strawberry smash muffins! They’re perfect for on-the-go summer snacking! Not to mention, they’re quick, easy and delish.

Freezer Friendly Snacks & Sweets

Now that we’ve covered easy, healthy lunchbox ideas—let’s talk snacks and sweets. Because at the end of the day, we all know snack time is where it’s really at.

Easy, Nourishing Meals in Minutes!

I’m writing today to let you in on a little secret. I don’t cook from a recipe most nights of the week. The majority of my family’s meals are a thoughtful hodgepodge of random components from the fridge. And yes, while I may post lots of recipes on my blog, and love browsing the internet for inspiration, it’s just not realistic to spend hours cooking in the kitchen every day.

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

Cooking healthy meals that are delicious and satisfying can be hard work for us moms! Lately, I’ve been struggling to curate a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner that include all of the important nutrients and vitamins, only to have my kids come to the table with a stubborn palate.

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