Sick Of Sugary School Breakfasts

School breakfast

Sugary school breakfasts have long been a pet peeve of mine (read: The Trouble With School Breakfast). It never made sense to me: If there are limits to things like sodium, saturated fat, and calories in school food, why are there no standards set for added sugar? Why is my child able to walk through the line and pick up…

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Help Your Kids Build A Healthy Breakfast (Free Printable!)

Help Your Kids Build a Healthy Breakfast with this Free Printable -- Real Mom Nutrition

The good news: As my kids get older and more independent, they’re starting to prep their own breakfasts in the morning. The bad news: Prepping their own breakfasts turns into eating fistfuls of dry cereal out of the box. So we’ve been talking about the elements of a well-rounded morning meal, namely including protein and more than one food…

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Wild Blueberry Pancakes

Wild Blueberry Pancakes -- Real Mom Nutrition

Last month, I traveled to Maine to learn about wild blueberries. I was a guest of The Wild Blueberry Association of North America, who covered my travel expenses and accommodations, but I was not compensated for writing this post. All opinions expressed are my own. True to their name, wild blueberries grow wild–and have for thousands of years….

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My 5 Favorite Morning Smoothies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apple Smoothie

I am not a breakfast person. I’m not hungry until mid-morning–and even then, I don’t like anything heavy or rich. So smoothies are a perfect first meal of the day. Here are the five combos in heavy rotation here: Peanut Butter Breakfast Shake I created this drink to get some nourishment into my fifth grader before school, but…

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