The Ultimate Raspberry Oatmeal Crumb Cake

If you’re looking for a fun, unique dessert to top off your casual family dinners this summer, we’ve got you covered! This ultimate raspberry oatmeal crumb cake is so quick and easy to make, your kids can help you throw it together. But don’t let its short ingredient list and bake time fool you into thinking it won’t fulfill your cravings for something decadent. It isn’t called an “ULTIMATE” cake for nothing. You will savor every delicious bite!

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Lunch With A Punch: Alternative Ideas for Healthy Kids

It is back to the lunch packing grind for many parents! We know that it can be easy to fall back on the “Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich” train when you are rushing to get the kids out the door. However, did you know that children who eat a well balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert? While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, lunch rounds in at a close second! Without your child in front of you, it can be difficult to monitor what they eat. You may have to up your game to get kids to actually eat what you’ve packed. Maybe your family follows a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, perhaps your child has a gluten restriction, or possibly you are just looking for some awesome, healthy lunchbox tips and ideas! Well, you have certainly come to the right place!

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Banana Zucchini Bread

If you’re looking for a slightly less guilty treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. Your entire family will love this moist, flavorful chocolate chip bread; and with healthy ingredients (like zucchinis, pecans, bananas, cinnamon and coconut oil – to name a few) it’s packed full of vitamins and nutrients, so you won’t feel guilty about letting them indulge in this delectable treat!

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Superfood Breakfasts For Your School Aged Superstar

We have officially entered Back to School Season! Yellow school buses are everywhere, backpacks are filled and another year of learning has begun. In many homes, this means back to hectic mornings! Unfortunately, this can also mean falling into a lackadaisical routine when it comes to breakfast and morning eating habits. It can be so easy to shell out cereal when everyone is tired and trying to rush off to school. However, eating a healthy breakfast packed with superfoods will help your child to stay alert and perform better in class. Check out our simple, fresh and fantastically delicious breakfasts that will have your kids pumped up for the day ahead! And don’t worry – we have even put our superfood spin on cereal, the classic breakfast favorite!

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Decoding The Kibble: What’s Really In Your Pet’s Food?

“Made with real meat.”

“Chicken is the #1 ingredient.”

“Your pet deserves the best.”

“Complete nutrition for your pet.”

These popular slogans, or variations of them, can be found on the bags and cans of some of the most popular and established pet food companies on the market today. With so many options, it can be a daunting task to choose which brand is right for your pet’s overall health and well-being. So many of them make these empty promises, claiming to be the absolute best and most health conscious in the production of their products. But how can you know for sure that what they are “selling” you is actually what you are getting? While you think you are providing your pet with the healthiest and most nutritious food by choosing the most popular brands, you might actually be doing them more harm than good.

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3 Easy Canning Recipes: Jam

3 canning recipes jam

Want to savor the flavor of summer by bottling it up for the rest of the year? Do you have an abundance of fruits you don’t know what to do with? Look no further. We can inspire your inner summertime Goddess whether you are a master chef or just a pasta and eggs kind of gal. With these simple recipes canning jam is as easy as 1-2-3!

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Simple & Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Back to school is here and that means back to packing lunches! If you a health conscious parent, you know that some school districts lunches can be laden with high sodium and heavily processed foods so packing your child’s lunch is often the healthiest option. Most of us parents begin the year with all sorts of delicious combinations and ideas and soon those fade away when as the days pass on and on and on. We want to help out with that by giving you some healthy options from each food group that you can pick and choose from to create simple and healthy lunches for your kids for each day of school.

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Boost Your Supply At Breakfast: Breastfeeding Granola Bars

Breastfeeding Bars Pinterest

It’s no secret that babies and toddlers go through a zillion growth spurts. For breastfeeding mothers, this can be extremely tiring as your body must work harder to increase your milk supply. Luckily, there are things you can do to help boost your supply and start meeting your growing child’s caloric needs quickly. With the help of a few known galactagogues, these breakfast bars will help you make more of that yummy “mama milk” in no time.

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Get ready to rev up your pizza eating experience by passing on the pizza joint and making your own homemade pizza. Not only will it save you some dough (pun intended), it is a much healthier option for you and your family. We’ll show you how to form the foundation to the perfect pizza by learning how to make whole wheat pizza dough.

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Lactation Cookies

Looking for a way to help boost your breast milk supply? Sure, there are herbs and teas you can try, but wouldn’t it be awesome if eating cookies could make you more milk? Well, they can! Packed full of healthy ingredients that are shown to increase breast milk production, these yummy cookies will not only make you smile, but will keep your baby happy and satisfied as well.

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First Foods You SHOULD Be Feeding Your Baby

5 First foods you SHOULD be feeding your baby

There is so much recent controversy regarding what and when you should feed your baby their first “solid” foods. While the choice is very individual based on the baby, their cues, and your feelings, it cannot be denied that a baby was not meant to survive on rice cereal alone. We’re here today to bring you 3 recipes featuring first foods for babies that aren’t rice, that you can mix into their early diet- and are packed with good vitamins to start them out on the path of healthy eating from the get-go.

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Sweetie Pie Organics Fruit Snacks Giveaway

Sweetie Pie Organics Giveaway

School time is here and moms all over the place are thinking “what can I pack my child for snack that is healthy AND fun?” When you peruse the grocery store, the shelves are filled with lots of colorful eye catching options- that are also full of preservatives, artificial colors and tons of sugar. These are not the best snacks for your kids, especially during the school day, since we know that kids that are pumped full of sugar and artificial ingredients during the day may not be able to function to the best of their abilities academically or socially. It’s so important to give your kids wholesome and filling snacks that not only taste good but are also good for you! So, what’s a parent to do?

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DIY Yogurt Melts for Baby

DIY Yogurt Melts for Baby

When your little one is starting solids you’ll probably be looking for a variety of finger foods for him or her to practice self feeding with. However, it’s not always easy to find something that’s yummy and readily available, but not full of chemicals. Try making these homemade yogurt melts! This recipe makes a bunch for you to store in the freezer, so you’ll always have a few on hand. And, they’re super easy to make –they have just 2 ingredients and no added sugar! We know your little one will love them!

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