As moms we want our children to eat healthy, nutritious foods that will help them grow and keep their tummies full. Kids can be picky eaters so finding nutritious foods that they will enjoy eating can be a challenge! I want to share one of our family’s favorite go-to recipes for a healthy breakfast (or lunch or dinner for that matter!) which we have found most all kids will love — Cottage Cheese Pancakes. Full of cheesy, gooey goodness, kids will love these and parents will love that they are full of healthy proteins, calcium and nutrients to fuel kids throughout the day.
Spice up dinner with easy homemade coconut shrimp! These are perfect as an appetizer or main dish served with rice. You'll be surprised how simple these are to make, and they taste just like the the coconut shrimp served by fancy restaurants!
Kale Chips are easy to make, and a fun use of all that kale from your garden! They are also a great way to get kids to eat kale. You can even season them with salt or a mixture of spices. Kale offers lots of essential nutrients like vitamin A, C and K and copper, potassium, iron, manganese and phosphorus; and when seasoned, it's tasty (and addicting) too!
Keep little cheeks and chins juice-free this summer with our creative way of slicing watermelon. We also mixed up some yummy Watermelon Sorbet! Traditional triangle watermelon slices tend to get juice all over as little ones dig in to a curve of watermelon sometimes wider than their faces. Vertical watermelon slices offer a rind to hold onto, with a tall wedge of watermelon to bite from and enjoy!
Mmmm, this homemade cheesy bread is super easy and finger-licking delicious! It's sure to be a hit with your kids and even your hubby, and makes a great side for any Italian meal or just an afternoon snack!
These lettuce wraps are on par with the delicious appetizers you can buy at a fancy restaurant. You can pack lettuce leaves with all sorts of yummy veggies and savory fillings for a healthy, low-calorie meal.
This filling meal is filled with "real food" ingredients — no opened packages. Our homemade chicken fingers are fried with a bit of vegetable oil (use coconut oil as an extra healthy substitute) and paired with cheese-topped twice baked potatoes and a gourmet spinach salad.
#RealFoodRecipes — Grilled cheese is a comfort food, and it can also be healthy with whole grain bread and low fat, calcium-rich cheese. Little ones will love this easy meal too!
Eating real food can be a challenge with readily available pre-packed food everywhere! This yummy breakfast of oatmeal and raisins is packed full of fiber, protein, vitamin B1, magnesium, and zinc. The raisins give these healthy oats a natural sweetness. Plus it can be made in minutes! Homemade oatmeal is one of our go-to breakfast foods every morning.
This spring I was invited to a Soup Swap and it was so much fun! Every guest brought quart-sized portions of their favorite homemade soup along with the recipe, to share with other guests. At the party we enjoyed the host's Chorizo Hominy Chili. And when it was time to leave, we each took home a quart of each other's soup. I came home with Slow Cooker French Onion Soup, Cream of Asparagus Soup, Chorizo Hominy Chili, and Cauliflower Cheese Soup.