In a Packed Lunch Rut? Try These Simple Swaps

In a Packed Lunch Rut? Try These Simple Swaps

+-*We’re about half-way through the school year, and those of us who pack lunches everyday might be ready for some new ideas and a little inspiration. Whether you’ve fallen into the same old PB&J routine or can’t seem to think of any snack offering beyond apple slices, there’s hope! Just a few simple swaps can breathe new life…Continue Reading

4 Quick Meal Ideas (Plus Kid Versions to Go With Them)

4 Quick Meal Ideas (Plus Kid Versions to Go With Them)

+-*When Lucy was a baby, I swore I’d never become the mom who makes something different for her kids because they don’t want to eat what I’m serving. And for the millionth time, I’m laughing at and scolding my old self for being so judgmental Because the reality is, kids aren’t always going to like – or be in the…Continue Reading

Grapefruit Salad with Avocado, Honey and Mint

Grapefruit Salad with Avocado, Honey and Mint

+-*When I was pregnant, I couldn’t get enough citrus. Oranges, grapefruits, kumquats, lemons, limes, you name it – I ate them all with serious zeal. Something about the fruit’s juiciness and bright, clean flavors was appealing even when I didn’t feel good. Let’s just be glad no one invited me to their citrus grove during this period…Continue Reading

3 Foods That Help Fight Cold and Flu

3 Foods That Help Fight Cold and Flu

+-*This post is sponsored by Klio. What a flu season this has been! If you’ve fallen victim to the flu-shot-resistant flu or one of the brutal colds going around, you know exactly what I mean. Nearly everyone I know, including my own poor kiddos who were just sick for over a week, has experienced an icky wintertime virus in…Continue Reading

Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

+-*Since making these peanut butter pretzel granola bars a couple years ago, I’ve been somewhat of a homemade granola bar fanatic. Whereas a packaged granola bar feels like something you eat when there’s nothing else around, a homemade granola bar feels like a real treat. The kind of snack you want to eat, whether you’re on the run or…Continue Reading

Coconut Bacon

Coconut Bacon

+-*Yes, you read that right. Coconut Bacon. I know what you’re thinking: “Wait, whaaaaaaat?!” I thought the same thing when I first started seeing this stuff pop up in vegan and vegetarian recipes. But now, I realize it’s genius: A completely plant-based topping that has the same texture, crunch and salty bite as real bacon, and that can be…Continue Reading