Category Archives: Food

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Christmas Cookies Conundrum

At most houses during the holiday season there is a lot of attention placed on baking and decorating cookies each year.  From time to time there might not be enough time to get the baking done and this can make parents feel as though they have failed their children.  Instead of worrying about all of t ...

Bring Nutrition to the Start of your Family’s Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It gives you the energy to get up and go, and get things done.  For kids this is extremely important, because you’re sending them away to learn new things at school.  Without the right food and proper nutrition, it could hinder their progress in learni ...
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Busy Mom’s Amazing Chicken

Working hard to bring home the bacon and get it on the table before bedtime? Try our recipe for an easy, healthy “Busy Mom’s Amazing Chicken”. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Kids of all ages and parents alike will ask for seconds and there will still be enough for leftovers! ...

3 Tips to Healthy Meals for the Whole Family

Finding healthy meals that are perfect for a family can be quite difficult.  It can be a huge challenge to find foods that picky children are going to eat that are going to be healthy everywhere.  Moms everywhere sit down at night and pray that they do not hear “I don’t wanna eat this.” Finding ...

How To Make Breakfasts Healthier

Breakfast is the most important meal, having a healthy and hearty one can keep you fueled and happy for the rest of the day. It is therefore unfortunate that most people skip breakfast for the lack of time.  For those who have it, what they manage for breakfast is so unhealthy that the risk is almost ...
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The Easiest Egg Pies

It’s breakfast time and you’re in the mood for something a little different, but familiar enough that even your pickiest of eaters will open wide. You simply must try these Easiest Egg Pies. Ingredients: 8 prebaked individual tart shells 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely ...
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On a Budget? 6 Tips to Save Money on Your Kids’ School Lunches

Kids need a healthy lunch to get them through a long school day, but time-crunched parents struggle to put lunches together quickly without spending a bundle on convenience foods. But a little extra planning and initial investment will stretch those dollars without sacrificing time or nutrition. 1. Av ...
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Hands Off! Never Give Your Child These 6 Foods

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese children in the United States has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. These children are at an increased risk for developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and bone and joint problems. A nutritious diet com ...

Using Leftovers Wisely

The price of groceries seems to rise every week, while many families still struggle to make ends meet. It’s possible to eat wholesome meals and save money on the food you buy each week. One of the keys to healthy eating on a budget is using leftovers wisely. ...

On The Go Breakfast Recipes

Every mom knows how tough it can be to get the whole family out the door on time in the morning. Sometimes you don’t even have time to eat breakfast yourself! Here are some grab and go breakfast ideas you can use to make sure no body goes off to work or school hungry. Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oa ...