Book Reviews

3 Minute (and 3 Ingredient) Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

A new cookbook is out, and I love it!  Our friend Arman from Big Man's World writes the most delectable recipes for healthy desserts! Many of the recipes in his new cookbook, Clean Sweets, are for one or two servings,…

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Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes For Your Baby and Toddler

I’m so excited to be writing this guest post about my new cookbook, Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes For Your Baby and Toddler. I came up with the idea for this cookbook when I had my daughter…

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Baked Avocado Fries- Produce For Kids

Yes, you can make fries from avocados!  These crispy oven-baked avocado fries are a delicious appetizer or snack. Serve with your favorite dressing for dipping, or make your won cilantro lime sauce using Greek yogurt! If you love collecting healthy,…

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Simple Green Smoothies Book Review + Beginner’s Luck Smoothie

Smoothies hold a special place in my heart. Introducing them into our daily diet was the very first step my family took in cleaning up our diet and transitioning to a whole food diet. They impacted our lives so positively,…

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Food Art Made Easy

The one thing you need to make food art simple and easy? INSPIRATION!  A recent article reported that picky eaters become more accepting of new foods, when they are given the opportunity to play with their food!  (source) Personally, I…

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Pomegranate Slam It Smoothie Recipe

Delicious and kid friendly, this pomegranate smoothie recipe will surprise you with how nutritious it is! It's no surprise, we're big fans of smoothies over here! Why wouldn't we be? Smoothies are such a great way to make sure your…

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How to Plan the Ideal Snack for the Young Athlete

If you’re a parent of a young athlete, I know you’ve been bombarded by the sports nutrition industry, and all their magical performance-enhancing, high protein, fast carb snacks. Add these to the regular food options available to your young athlete,…

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Canning Made Easy, Maple Apple Butter {Plus $300 Giveaway!}

When you just have a few apples the kids won't eat, bruised peaches, or too many tomatoes, canning your food for later, is much easier than you imagined, even if you only have a few!  We made Peach BBQ sauce, salsa,…

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Baked Zucchini Bites Recipe

This recipe for baked zucchini bites is from the new cookbook, The Best Homemade Kids' Snacks on the Planet!   This book from Laura Fuentes of Momables is packed full of snacks that make fruits and vegetables more appealing for your…

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10 Ways to Eat a Tomato {our #1 picky eater strategy}

When picky eaters have the opportunity to taste a variety of fruits and vegetables, in a variety of ways, their parents are surprised by the foods their kids actually like.  Kids who say they don't like a certain food just haven't found the way…

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