New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest parties all year. The fun shouldn’t end when the clock strikes midnight though. If you have young kids, staying up all night isn’t even an option. You can wait until the morning of New Year’s Day to celebrate in a fun way with the whole family. Make breakfast a celebration with a special pancake recipe. Start a new tradition this year with a party in the morning!
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Do you have favorite recipes from your childhood that you haven’t been able to recreate on your own? We all have meals and treats that we loved as a child that we crave every now and then. Growing up in Russia, my mom and my grandmother made me fresh cheese pancakes. Cheese pancakes are a Russian recipe, and they are so delicious. I have wanted to make them for my daughter for a long time, but the main ingredient, a fresh white cheese called quark, is so hard to find. I haven’t found it in stores near us, so I haven’t been able to make these pancakes.
Pretty much every kid in the world is born with a genuine sweet tooth. Often times, it’s difficult to get your toddler to eat anything, let alone healthy snacks and meals throughout the day. When you have a picky eater, you might find yourself resorting to getting grains, protein and other nutrients in them any way possible. An easy solution is processed, store bought cereal bars. Even the healthier, natural options still have a lot of added sugar and preservatives.
If your kids love the taste of cereal bars, but you don’t love the unnecessary ingredients, give our Rolled Oats Muffins a try. Each “muffin” is packed full of nutritious rolled oats, organic applesauce, natural honey and just a tiny bit of brown sugar. Your entire family will love them, and the best part is, you can add any of their favorite fruits, nuts or chocolate chips to each individual muffin to make the entire batch customizable to every member of your family!
If your family loves pancakes, and you’re looking for something extra special to serve this winter during Sunday brunch, our Beer Batter Butterscotch Pancakes are the perfect option. These pancakes are perfection on a plate, complete with the bold flavors of your favorite stout beer, rich Godiva chocolate liqueur and creamy butterscotch.
Do you have to drag yourself out of bed each morning? Does it take you 2+ cups of coffee to wake up and feel like a productive human being? If you’re nodding your head in approval of those questions, then this post is the one for you! Read on to learn about 5 healthy ways to jumpstart your day!
Everyone knows how great cake mixes are for making cake, but that’s not all they’re capable of making! In fact, it’ll blow your mind to know all of the awesome things cake mix can do. Are you ready to step up your baking game?
Today we share with you 5 delicious recipes using yellow cake mix.
Valentine’s Day isn’t just about little kids trading treats at school and young lovers making romantic dinner plans with hidden boxes of jewelry and bouquets of roses. This Valentine’s Day, bring your family together for a meal that’s becoming more and more of a novelty than a common occurrence: breakfast. We’ve pulled together some fun, simple recipes and love-themed foods that your entire family will enjoy.
Granola is one of those foods that has just a few basic ingredients, but is so easily customizable to fit a variety of tastes and seasons. Granola sometimes gets a bad rap for having not enough nutritional benefit and for being overly sweetened. We think you’ll find this recipe to be a healthy balance of the two. This recipe has more protein with the addition of hemp seeds, nut butter, and chopped nuts. It also packs more of a nutritional punch with the addition of the millet, quinoa, and cacao nibs.
Motherhood, in some ways, is like a well-orchestrated magic act. Clever rouses, schemes, fuzzy fabrics, glitter and glue hide our real motivation: surviving and hoping our kids turn out ok in the end. These tricks-of-the-eye apply to the health and well being of our kiddies too. Trying to get your kids to eat a healthy meal can be more impossible than finding the one, small particular green lego that your 6 year old wants from his huge bin of legos. This is where mamas need to get clever. Some moms are lucky and are born with fantastic eaters, but others are, welllll, not so lucky. It is that group of moms that have become experts in the three-ring circus act that most non-parents call “dinner time”. These slights of hand, imaginative stories and clever songs are what we use to survive the Battle of Dinner, night after night…and some of them are pretty funny.
Fall is in the air! In celebration of all the wonderful fall-i-cious things, we bring you Pumpkin Pancakes. Not just any pumpkin pancakes, but pumpkin pancakes with just 4 ingredients. With this easy and delicious recipe you may find yourself eating this year-round.
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!
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.
We all want to raise our children to be polite, well-mannered and behaved. Having good manners begins at home and needs to be taught. We’ve all seen those kids acting crazy, running amok and not listening to their parents, and have often been on the receiving end of that behavior. It’s not a pretty sight. Kids are not born knowing proper behavior for varying situations; they need to be taught and have the opportunity to practice them again and again and again. The best place is to practice it at home and can begin at a very young age! Kids as young as one can be taught to say please and thank you and as they grow can learn more and more.
There’s no shortage of research highlighting the nutritional benefits of breast milk but, as they say, all good things come to an end. What do you do if you stop nursing (or your baby starts refusing a bottle) and find yourself with a freezer full of expressed milk? Get creative!
Back to school! Whether that phrase inspires cheers or tears in your home, it’s about that time; it’s nearly here. With a new school year comes a fresh start. Be more than just ready; be on time! Follow our tips and learn how to turn your home into a well oiled morning machine. You’ll thank us as you pull up to school a few minutes early, sipping coffee from your to-go cup, waving goodbye and blowing a few kisses to the kiddos through a smile after an enjoyable morning of getting ready to go.