Do you need some great ideas for your meatless Monday menu planning? Here are 52 awesome vegetarian meals – one for each week of the year!


Whether you’re meal prepping for health, weight loss, clean eating, or convenience, these 25 posts are the ones you need to look at! Great food preparation tips.


How to make green superfood powder for smoothies - perfect for making healthy green smoothies with kale, spinach, and other greens without taking up your entire fridge or letting your greens get slimy and rotted.

Do you want to get healthier? I know you’ve heard green smoothies are the way to go for getting nutrition-packed veggies into your daily diet. I’ll share my favorite shortcut with you – making homemade green superfood powder for your green smoothies!


How to teach kids to help cook in the kitchen. Have special one-on-one time with each kid to do a special cooking project! Great idea for how to teach kids to cook.

Kids can cook real food – but we need to teach them how. Here’s how I’m teaching my kids to cook and giving my kids an arsenal of kitchen skills that will serve them for a lifetime.


Snack ideas for a healthy kids snack station at home - make one of these and never worry about your kids saying "I'm hungry!" again - there's always a good choice to eat.

Snacks are gonna happen. Even if they eat well at mealtimes, they’re going to get hungry in between. It’s just an inevitable part of this whole kid growth-spurt phase thing.

I make it easy on myself by planning ahead for easy-to-grab snacks.


homemade starbucks bistro boxes

Love the convenience of Starbucks Bistro Boxes, but not the price or the exact foods? Make your own ahead of time. Examples, nutrition facts, and resources.


A lot of times, I read School Lunch Tips type posts and am a little horrified… I have a much simpler way of thinking about my kids’ lunches, to make sure they get the healthy balance they need.


These homemade Paleo Skittles are slightly chewy snacks made with tons of whole fruits and vegetables. A great healthy snack for toddlers on the go.


Lately, my daughter has been more into Real Kitchen Stuff. Wanting to help wash, peel, and cut fruits and veggies. Stirring and pouring. Wearing her little apron. Sweeping and cleaning spills. And standing inside the refrigerator, door open, scanning for snacks. So I figured it was time for a fully-functional toddler kitchen.


Feb 24 2013
Category: Food

Some of you know I did a Whole30 “Paleo Challenge” during the second part of January through the middle of February. I didn’t blog about it (obviously) but I posted a bit on twitter and Instagram about it. It was good. Seriously. I craved milk, hot chocolate, chocolate ganache, hard. At the beginning, anyway… I


This Zuppa Toscana crock pot recipe will make you feel like you're in Olive Garden... or Italy. Easy to make in the crockpot, and great for freezer meals for later. Tuscan sausage kale potato soup recipe

Zuppa Toscana Crockpot Recipe While in one of my pinning frenzies, I came across this recipe for (Olive Garden copycat) Zuppa Toscana in a crock pot. It looked darned good to me, and also like something that I could double without much effort, AND freeze successfully. I wasn’t 100% sure about freezing it because of


Chicken pot pie is one of those foods I’ve always loved. It’s warm and creamy, there’s just the right amount of chicken, lots of vegetables, and a perfect crust to include a bit of in every bite, like a biscuity condiment. But I haven’t made it in ages, because my “go-to” recipe involved canned “Cream



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