The Easiest Summer Cookies Ever

Easiest Summer Cookie Ever -- Real Mom Nutrition

Let’s pause for a moment in the discussion of healthy sports snacks and eating seasonally and talk cookies. Because while kids shouldn’t be given packages of cookies just for standing around a baseball diamond for 45 minutes, kids should still eat cookies. Especially when they’re made by mom. Around here, we call these Icebox Cookies…

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Improving Sports Snacks: How To Answer Questions From Parents

Soccer Snack Backlash -- Real Mom Nutrition

I’m happy to report that the t-ball team parents have done a terrific job with snacks. While the opposing team is grabbing Capri Suns and Cheetos, the Orioles are eating bananas and apple slices and nobody’s complaining about it. At least not to my face. Except for this exchange that happened on the way home…

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THAT Mom: The Sequel

THAT Mom: The Sequel

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the parade of crappy sports snacks at my son’s soccer games–and I vowed to push for a change the next opportunity I got. So when t-ball started a few weeks ago, I immediately wrote to the coach and asked if we could establish a healthier snack policy. His response: “I…

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Friday Five

Thanks to Rachel at Hounds in the Kitchen for allowing me to piggyback on her regular Friday Five feature! You can read her Friday Five here. Five things in heavy rotation around here right now: 1. Homemade freezer jam One packet of this stuff + a few bags of frozen blackberries I found in the…

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