Category: Recipes

the top 12 foods to buy organic for your baby

We experience it each time we step into a grocery store. That organic or not-organic dilemma. Do we choose the more expensive “organic” apples and feel confident that we are feeding our family healthy produce (but have the money-guilt), or do we go for the less expensive “non-organic” apples, feeling glad that we will save Read More

Super Smoothies for Tiny Tummies

Smoothies are a staple in our house year-round. My kids love to drink them, and I love that they are quick and easy to make, packed with superfoods, portable if necessary and fast to clean up. Babies as young as 7 months can enjoy smoothies, as long as they are made with baby-safe ingredients and Read More

30+ High-protein Snacks For Nursing Mamas

Are you nursing a little one and finding that you are hungry ALL-THE-TIME?? There is reason to the madness – we’ve learned that breastfeeding mamas require almost two times as much protein then non-nursing women. In fact, according to The American Pregnancy Association, pregnant and nursing mothers should aim for eating 75 to 100 grams Read More

How to Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts, Eggs, and Other Allergens

Until recently new parents were told to avoid allergenic foods (such as cow’s milk, eggs and nuts) until baby is at least 12 months old, but now, with the release of prominent research supporting a different approach, these recommendations have changed.   What the Research Says New evidence-based research studies, like the landmark LEAP (Learning Read More

5 Healthy Smash Cakes for Your Baby’s Birthday

This week is going to be a rollercoaster of emotions, as my precious baby is turning ONE! I know everyone says they grow up so fast, but man, I just can’t believe how quickly this first year went by. I’ve been debating on whether to just do a regular ole’ chocolate cake for his smash Read More

Spring Home and Garden Show Recipes

What an honor it is to be invited back to Kitchen Stage at the Salt Lake Tribute Home and Garden Show! This show I’ll be making four quick and healthy springtime recipes that the whole family will love – fudgey chocolate overnight oats, pineapple green smoothie, cauliflower mac n’ cheese, and avocado deviled eggs. If Read More

Healthy Cooking Tips for the Whole Family + 3 Recipes!

It’s the New Year, and one thing many of us want to do is eat more whole foods. What has been really helpful to me lately is to take it meal by meal, snack by snack, and intentionally choosing to rotate through the food groups throughout the day so that I make sure I’m at Read More

4 holiday inspired purees for baby

It’s finally my favorite time of the year: Christmas Time! I love everything about this season: the snow, the Christmas lights, the holiday music, seriously EVERYTHING! And if your love for Christmas is as serious as mine then that means EVERYONE within eye’s sight has to love Christmas too… bless my poor husband’s heart. I Read More

easy thanksgiving menu for new moms

Soon enough, Thanksgiving will be upon us! Can you believe it’s next week!? For many that means going to a friends or families home for the afternoon, talking, eating and leaving stuffed. But for many new mamas, you are the one doing the cooking. We all want our Thanksgiving to be memorable, and for the Read More

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Happy Tummies - A Cookbook for New Mamas