Author: Lilly C.

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. […]

Green Goodness Soup

It is not easy to get our kids to eat green veggies. I get it! Don’t give up. It usually takes kids several times of being offered something for them to even try it. The health benefits of eating nutrient-dense greens are amazing– they are packed with fiber, improving digestion […]

Busy Moms Lemonade

Lemonade is not only for the summer! Try making this Busy Mom’s Lemonade 🍋using 3 simple ingredients to boost your families immune system during this cold & flu season. Lemon juice is a great source of vitamin C and has antiviral and antibacterial benefits to ease cold symptoms. Lemons actually […]

5 Ways to Get Your Family Healthier in the New Year

It started with the overdose of Halloween candy. Then came the Thanksgiving feast. And then all the festivities between Christmas Eve and New Year. Despite all those New Year’s resolutions, are you on the verge of needing to buy bigger clothes or feel the need to go on a starvation diet? Since […]

Hanukkah Potato Latkes

Hi busy moms, dads, and all caregivers, Unlike a lot of other Jewish holidays that can be more restrictive, Hanukkah, the festival of lights, is a fun holiday for the kids filled with eight nights of gifts, gelt (chocolate coins), jelly donuts, and my favorite potato latkes. Hanukkah falls around the winter […]