Trick Out Your Halloween Party

If Labor Day marks the end of summer, Halloween kicks off the holiday party season. In our house, with a spunky five-year old, we love dressing up in costumes all year long. So when Halloween comes around, the only problem is deciding what to wear – every day my son comes up with a new idea for his trick-or-treat outfit!

Healthy Halloween?

At healthy eating guru Mary’s house, a joyous Halloween feast fills her kids’ bellies with wholesome nutrition prior to trick or treating. Try some of these hearty comfort dishes full of the season’s bounty.

Six Ways to a Healthier Lunch

Tangy Bean Salad with Carrots and Green OnionsIf you are the parent of kids or just a big kid yourself, the idea of eating healthy on the go can seem a bit overwhelming.

Fun Fall Foods to Make with Kids

Cooler weather and the return to routine calls for a return to the kitchen as well. Fall is a great time to introduce the family to new flavors, especially when incorporating fresh produce.

Fruit and Vegetable Scones for the Family

Who says healthy snacks can’t be fun? Learn how team member and mom Christine treats her family to fruit and vegetable scones shaped as boats.

Grilled Peaches and Chicken on a Stick

Five Days of Kid-Friendly Lunches

I’m a mom who definitely does NOT have it all figured out. I am learning as I go and once I think I’ve got a handle on something, the game changes. What’s up with that?!? That’s why I love tip swapping. I’ll take all the ideas I can get and I’ll happily share what’s worked (sometimes) for me. I hope I’m not jinxing myself, but the lunch routine I established to feed my picky’ish preschooler is still running pretty smoothly after a year.

The ABCs of Smart Food Choices

If you’re looking for the best and best-tasting foods, here are 10 tips for healthier food choices. Consider this your cheat sheet!

Kid-Friendly Foods for the Whole Family

Finding a meal adults will agree on is hard enough, but throw kids into the mix and you’ve got a recipe for nightly disaster. Although I’ve been lucky enough to be blessed with an adventurous eater, we still have to deal with spur-of-the-moment taste changes and almost nonstop requests for the foods he adores. It seems there’s no way around kids being, well, kids, at mealtime, but thankfully there are dishes out there that are sure to please your small fry without resorting to French fries. Here are some of my picks for picky eaters (big and small):

Eating for Two: Pregnancy Food Favorites

With Mother’s Day coming up next week, I find it so exciting and hard to believe that I will be a mother myself very soon!

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