I encourage my kids to eat eggs as often as possible and this leek, mushroom, feta fritatta is always a win. Packed with protein, fat, calcium and vegetables this will keep the kids full, even-keeled and energetic to face their fun-filled days ahead. Serve the fritatta for Sunday breakfast and then . . .
This eggplant Parmesan recipe is from Sarah Wilson's book The I Quit Sugar Cookbook. I love that it is mostly vegetables, easy to make and, of course, the kids love it! Ingredients 2 eggplants, each cut into 5 rounds 1/4tsp sea salt 7-ounce ball fresh buffalo mozarla, . . .
I keep a mason jar of this Tahini Dressing and Dip recipe in my refrigerator at all times. It is fabulous with crudités or over a salad. Ingredients 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons) 1 clove garlic (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder) 1/4 teaspoon onion . . .
Sweet potato fries are amazing. Vegetables are essential at any meal and getting kids to eat them can be challenging. This recipe makes that problem solved! Crisp corners, soft inside, a little sweet, a little salty. These are perfect for a snack or side dish. Ingredients 2 pounds sweet . . .
Gluten Free Blueberry Scones, a breakfast baked good even I can enjoy! These tasty scones are so delicious you wouldn't know they are gluten free, dairy free, paleo. Perfect for handing to your children as they run for the bus! Gluten Free Blueberry Scones Ingredients 1¾ . . .
You can have your Gluten Free Chocolate Fudge Cake and eat it to! This recipe calls for butternut squash purée for added sweet veggie goodness. Gluten Free Chocolate Fudge Cake with Butternut Squash Puree Ingredients 4oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1-3/4c Brown Rice Flour mix (see . . .
Muhammara is a simple yet magnificent dish. When we bought our first home, there was a great little Lebanese restaurant down the street. It was there that I discovered this delight, a spicy Middle Eastern dip made of roasted red peppers and walnuts. It's laced with pomegranate molasses that lends a . . .
This French Toast with Butternut Squash or Carrot Puree is from Jessica Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious, a cookbook that incorporates fruit and vegetable purees into each recipe. Don't you just love that?! One way to actually get kids to eat vegetables, especially when working with picky eaters, . . .
When it comes to sandwiches, I can't say I'm a conventional thinker. They really do make life easier for a working mom trying to pack a lunchbox in record time. That said, with the wrong ingredients and without balancing the rest of the day's meals, a sandwich could be such a bad choice . . .
My four year old son is talking more and more about what he sees in the sky: the sun, the moon, the stars, and planets. My one year old daughter loves to sing about Mr. Sun and the sunshine. As a yoga instructor, I love to play with the different aspects of sun and moon energies and reflect on what . . .