Veggie Nuggets

Veggie Nuggets

As a mom, I hold these truths to be self-evident: Kids love finger food. Kids love dipping. Kids love nuggets. Well, at least my kids do. These Veggie Nuggets hit that trifeca of kid-friendliness. Because sometimes veggies can be a hard sell with the younger set. I’m not a fan of “hiding” veggies in other foods…

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My Goals for 2016 in Food, Fitness & Health

My Goals For the Year in Food, Fitness & Health

I don’t usually make traditional New Year’s Resolutions. Last year I chose one word to guide me through the year (read: My Word For The Year). Another year, I chose “themes” for the way I wanted to feed my kids in the new year (read: Feeding My Kids: What I’ll Be Doing Differently). This year, I decided…

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How a “Dinner Formula” Changes Meal Planning Forever

TRAVEL-LEISURE

I officially found my goal for the new year: Get a whole lot smarter about meal planning. I was totally inspired by the new book What to Cook for Dinner with Kids: How to Simplify, Strategize and Stop Agonizing Over Family Dinners by fellow dietitian blogger Maryann Jacobsen of Raise Healthy Eaters. I’ve been meal planning for…

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Wild Rice, Pear & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad With Walnuts

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Is there anything that screams “fall” more than a pan of roasted sweet potatoes? Okay, my kids would probably say “football” and my first answer might actually be “sweaters”, but you get the point. This sweet and savory salad is pure fall, delicious, and easy to toss together (and also vegan and gluten-free). It’s from…

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