Author: Lilly C.

Tzatziki

I recently came back from 10 days in Greece with my family, and I must tell you, Greece does live up to all its hype! The beaches are amazing, we had perfect blue skies every day and the food is fresh and delicious. One of Greek’s staples is Tzatziki, which […]

Smoothie Sorbet

Hey busy moms, dads & caregivers, With the weather warming up, we tend to crave cold treats like ice cream and ice pops. Most of these summery cold sweet treats don’t have much nutritional value and even contain harmful ingredients like artificial colors and flavors. This recipe contains fruits, veggies, […]

Lentil Patties

Hey busy moms, dads & all caregivers, Looking to add more plant-based protein to your family’s diet? Look no further, these Lentil Patties are high in soluble fiber and a great source of protein and iron. Benefits of incorporating this low-calorie legume into your diet are improved digestive and heart […]

The F-Word Parents Should Embrace

Hi busy moms, dads & caregivers! Today, I want to share with you such an important lesson in my book, “Busy Mom’s Cheat Sheet: Raising Happy Healthy Kids”, and the F-word all parents should embrace. Please teach your kids how to fail and fail well. Fear of failure is the […]

Chocolate Chip Muffins

Hey busy moms, dads & caregivers, Who says you can’t have chocolate for breakfast? These Chocolate Chip Muffins have healthy carbs from whole wheat flour and oatmeal, contain fruits (apple), veggies (carrots) and mood & brain-boosting healthy fats from flax seed. I’ve made a batch of these on a Sunday […]

Zoodle (Zucchini Spaghetti) Pasta

I started gardening last summer and, fortunately, have had an abundance of zucchini. Here is a pic from my first zucchini harvest this summer! My kids are pasta-lovers, so instead of making the traditional spaghetti dish, I was able to cut out half of the carbs in this dish by […]

Green Pancakes

These Green Pancakes only require 3 main ingredients  – Eggs, Bananas and Spinach and is a perfect way to get your kids to eat their greens. If you make this on St. Patrick’s Day, your kids are sure to give them a try! My kids devoured these pancakes in minutes. […]