Today is the day to pop the champagne cork and celebrate love by pouring the bubbly. This year though, try to spice it up just a bit with our three favorite recipes that are easy to make as well!
You don’t have to shower your little one with sugar to prove how much you care this Valentine’s Day. Instead, keep the box of chocolates to yourself and show your kiddo some extra love with these fun and healthy Valentine’s Day snacks.
‘Tis the season…for chocolate! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here’s Daily Mom’s spin on on a healthy, protein-packed treat that is delicious and easy for little hands to make. The oats, flax, and almonds are nutritional powerhouses while cocoa powder lends that rich, chocolate flavor we love this time of year.
Big sporting events call for big flavor! But so many of our game day favorites are full of fried, processed, packaged junk, they can leave us feeling rather unsportsmanlike after noshing on them all afternoon. Instead of reaching for the usual bag of potato chips or dialing up pizza delivery, aim to choose snacks made from real and wholesome ingredients.
Whether you’re cheering on Team USA in Sochi, or rooting for your conference in the Super Bowl, all five of these delicious snacks are perfect for fans of all ages. Bonus points: the fast and easy prep will have you out of the kitchen in time for kickoff!
It’s not always easy to find the inspiration to cook new and exciting dinners every night. We get stuck in a rut, making the same meals over and over again. Why not switch up that rotation and try some of our favorite vegetarian meals? Cutting down on meat has health benefits and it’s easier on the wallet too. Check out our favorites for Meatless Monday and beyond!
Lentils are a high-protein, inexpensive food the whole family can enjoy. They can be pureed for new eaters, cooked and stored in the fridge to be added to other dishes throughout the week, and are a great base for introducing infants and toddlers to various flavor combinations.
You’re growing a baby. While you may want nothing more than to stuff your face with potato chips and ice-cream (or nothing if you are experiencing the much-dreaded morning sickness), now is the time when you should be thinking about what you put in your mouth more than ever. Everything you eat not only affects you, it impacts your baby’s growth and development. While there are tons of excellent foods for you to choose from over the next several months, here is a list of ten powerful pregnancy super foods to ensure that you and baby are getting the nutrients you really need.
‘Tis the season for latkes and Swedish pancakes, among other goodies. Here’s our take on a pancake/fritter hybrid that delivers a good dose of protein and veggies during this season of indulgence. High in protein – and flavor! – this recipe is an easy one and the results are easy to freeze and reheat for future enjoyment.
For a quick weeknight addition to your little one’s meal, head to your pantry for tomato sauce, bread crumbs, and black beans. Mix in a few fresh ingredients, let little chefs help you do the mixing, and in no time you’ll have a high-protein, kid-approved muffin.
Nothing says Christmas like the combination of spices and molasses. Whether in the form of gingerbread houses, gingerbread men, or simple molasses cookies, the sweet + spicy mix is one that usually appears only around this time of the year.