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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Easy Frozen Treats For Summer

Easy Frozen Treats For Summer -- Real Mom Nutrition

I’ve been busy over at Inspired Home, where I’m writing about healthy eating and the tools that make it easier. This month, I created four simple frozen treats you can make at home. For all the details and recipes, read Delicious DIY Frozen Treats. Here’s a peek: Two-Ingredient Blueberry Fro-Yo Watermelon Slush Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana “Ice Cream” Refreshing…

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What To Do About Junk Food Sports Snacks

What To Do About Junk Food On the Sidelines of Kids Sports -- Real Mom Nutrition

After all the cupcakes and cookies on the sidelines of pee wee soccer (read Soccer Mom Soapbox), I was relieved when my son started playing flag football and sports snacks were a non-issue. In four seasons, I didn’t see a single Capri Sun or Dorito. One coach brought goodies to the last game–but beyond that, it…

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Homemade Grape Fruit Leather

Grape Fruit Leather

Fruit Roll-Ups are a regular fixture on the kid circuit, showing up at soccer games, parties, and even school snack time. But most of them have multiple added sweeteners, oil, synthetic dyes, and juice concentrate instead of actual fruit. So I make my own in the oven as an occasional treat. I’ve tried all kinds of fruit,…

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12 Ways To Get Healthy Food Into Your Child’s School

Food Day

You’re already doing a lot to make healthy eating happen at home. But you might feel helpless when it comes to your kids’ school. Children spend 35-plus-hours at school every week, eating up to two meals (and maybe even a snack) there. That makes it a natural setting for learning about and experiencing food. Good food. The kind…

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