Category Archives: food for kids

Turning chia seeds into chia gel

I used to sprinkle chia seeds on my salads and put them in my homemade raw museli.  The little black and white seeds don’t taste like much, but they do add a bit of crunch, fiber, omega 3 , protein, … Continue reading

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Keeping it real with kid’s birthday party food

Yesterday Ana turned three.  She has been negotiating the specifics of her party for the last few months.  The friends on her guest list (including, most recently, Santa), The Dora Explorer themed decorations, balloons and the most important part, a chocolate … Continue reading

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How to eat healthily on the fly (or from the mini van as the case may be)

Family road trips can be challenging for eating healthily.  Tourist attractions, airports and road trip stops tend to be heavy on the hotdogs, pizza and soda and light on anything of nutritional value.  A little bit of pre trip food … Continue reading

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Very merry berry Santas (and how to be friends with Santa these holidays)

I think I earned a Mom of the week award for my Very Merry Berry Santas. I cut the tip off both a strawberry and golden raspberry.  Put the two bases down for the body and face and the two … Continue reading

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Green eggs

Our beets from our veggie box come with their greens still on top.  I had heard that beet greens can be used just like any other collard greens and are apparently even more nutritious than the roots.  Tonight was their … Continue reading

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Kat’s oatmeal pancakes

Recently whilst Kat was training a group of Mom’s the conversation turned to what to feed the kids for breakfast.  Something that isn’t filled with sugar or heavily processed but is both healthy and gets a thumbs up from toddler … Continue reading

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How sugar free are my sugar free kids? Am I just a hypocrite?

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know my views on healthy eating are really simple.  It’s about enjoying a good variety of real, nutritionally dense, home cooked food.  It’s staying away from processed stuff that’s out … Continue reading

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