Thanksgiving preparations: part 2

Today is the big day! Thanksgiving! As you may recall from my previous post, I, along with my fiance, are hosting Thanksgiving this year. I started some of the prep yesterday. Unfortunately, I did not get around to starting until after 4. Still, I was able to make both desserts, the homemade bread, and the sweet potatoes. Actually, funny story about the bread….not really. If … Continue reading Thanksgiving preparations: part 2

DIY: Build your own taco bar

I’ve always wanted to do a taco night. And since Edward was so sweet the other day surprising me with a brand new kitchen aid food processor AND a surprise packed picnic lunch at the park, I decided taco night would be a fun way to say “thank you”. I decided to keep it somewhat simple and just offer lettuce, whole grain tortillas, and Mexican … Continue reading DIY: Build your own taco bar

How to raise a healthy eater: Part 12

Welcome to the 12th and final installment of the healthy eater series. This post is going to discuss fun, tasty, healthy snacks that are easy to make. Avocado Crunch – Let children mash 1 ripe avocado in a bowl. Add juice from half a lemon, 2 tsp of sunflower seeds, and a pinch of salt. Spread over cucumber slices or serve with vegetable slices or … Continue reading How to raise a healthy eater: Part 12

How to raise a healthy eater: Part 8

It’s that time again. Time for another healthy eater post. This post is going to touch on something a little different: the benefits of breastfeeding. While both breastfeeding and bottle feeding are both healthy choices, breastfeeding benefits not only the child but mother as well. Breastfeeding is good for baby… provides the right amount of nutrients for your baby’s growth and development may keep your … Continue reading How to raise a healthy eater: Part 8

How to raise a healthy eater: Part 3

As you can see from the title, this is part 3 to the “raising a healthy eater” series. This section is going to focus more on introducing kids to fruits and veggies in ways that are fun. Let kids play with their food! – ask kids to describe the shapes of fruits and veggies – make faces on bread or bagel halves. spread cream cheese … Continue reading How to raise a healthy eater: Part 3