recipes

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 […]

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 […]

Butternut Squash Soup

When the temperature starts to drop, there is nothing like a bowl of hot soup to warm you up! I love making this Butternut Squash soup and it make it regularly for my kids in the fall and winter. This creamy vegan soup is full of antioxidants, a great source […]

Supercharged Chicken Soup

A bowl of your mom’s chicken soup can help fight a cold! This is not an old wives tale. Chicken soup is a proven healing liquid handed down to us over many generations. A big bowl of chicken soup can help clear nasal congestion and ease cold symptoms due to […]

Eggplant Parmesan

Hi busy moms/dads/caregivers! This year, I added eggplant to my garden rotation and I am loving all the eggplants I’ve been harvesting, even way into the fall season. Until writing this blog, I didn’t realize what a nutrition powerhouse eggplants are, containing a lot of antioxidants to protect against diseases […]

Coconut Creamsicle Smoothie

Hi busy moms/dads/caregivers! Are your kids excited, anxious or a little bit of both going back to school this year? I was talking to a mom friend of mine who said that as a kid, she couldn’t even eat dinner the night before school and now that she has kids […]

Grilled Cod

It has not been easy to get my picky eaters to eat fish. It is important for all of us to get our heart health omega 3’s in and while I do give them a supplement for it, there is nothing better than ingesting your nutrients through whole foods. In […]

5 Back to School Breakfast Survival Ideas

Hey busy moms, dads & all caregivers Besides the warm weather, outdoor fun and long days and nights, summertime is really when us busy caregivers can loosen up a bit on the routine, taking a break from all that comes with the school year – packing lunches, homework, getting kids […]

Memorial Day Grilled Chicken

Hey busy moms/dads/caregivers! What a better way to kick-off the start of summer than with a backyard BBQ on Memorial Day weekend. I love grilling in the summer. Besides the obvious reasons of being outdoors, in the sun, enjoying the long days and warm nights, grilling is a busy mom’s […]