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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Whole Wheat Crepes

Whole Wheat Crepes -- Real Mom Nutrition

Looking for a special breakfast this holiday season? Crepes feel fancy but are actually easy to make–and once you’ve made a stack, everyone can fill theirs with what they like, sweet or savory. For this recipe, I used white whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour. Made from white wheat (instead of the usual red), it’s lighter in color…

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