7 Tips for Feeding Tweens and Teens

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Smoothie Bowl

Thanks to General Mills for sponsoring this post! When my older son entered middle school last year, I prepared for a lot of things: The heavier homework load, the struggles of a new social scene, the busier schedule, and the baffling mood swings. But I wasn’t quite prepared for the new experience of feeding a…

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Gluten-Free Wild Blueberry & White Chocolate Oatmeal Cups

Gluten Free Blueberry Oatmeal Cups

I’m very happy to be working with Wild Blueberries, who sponsored today’s post. Are you already a fan of my Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cups? They are the most popular recipe on this blog–and I’ve heard from more than one of you that you make a batch of them every week! I totally get it: They’re satisfying,…

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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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