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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5 Easy Ways To Cut Sugar From Your Child’s Diet

5 Ways to To Reduce Your Child's Sugar Intake Instanty!

Most kids (including mine) love sugar. But most of them get way too much. Added sugar, the kind put in by manufacturers, comes from the usual suspects like soda, candy, and desserts. But plenty of staples in children’s diets provide added sugar too–even seemingly healthy stuff like yogurt and whole grain cereal. Problem is, with so many foods and drinks…

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Peanut Butter Breakfast Shake

Peanut Butter Breakfast Shake

Breakfast is not my fifth grader’s favorite meal of the day. (My first grader, on the other hand, practically jumps directly from his bed into a seat at the kitchen island with a spoon in his hand.) I invented this breakfast shake one morning to sweeten the deal. It’s something fun and filling. I also love that it’s…

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16 Yummy Ways To Get More Whole Grains

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Switching from refined grains to whole grains is really a no-brainer for health. Unlike refined grains (think bread and pasta made with white flour), whole grains contain all the naturally-occurring parts of the grain. That means more protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals–and according to research, maybe even a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes…

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An Easy & Delicious Cinnamon Quick Bread From 100 Days Of Real Food

100 Days of Real Food Cinnamon Bread French Toast

Like so many others, I’ve followed Lisa Leake’s blog 100 Days of Real Food for several years. For those who don’t know the backstory, what started as her family’s experiment to eat no processed foods for 100 days (bringing separate food to parties, eschewing all white flour and sugar, and avoiding anything in a package with…

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