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Growing up, I didn’t have an example for how to cook– classically correct or not, my mom didn’t do a lot of cooking. When I got to culinary school, all I had was my love of cooking and a little experience in Italy. So today, I want to give you some solid advice- kitchen tips […]

Ep. 296: 20 Cooking Tips No One Taught You

Growing up, I didn’t have an example for how to cook– classically correct or not, my mom didn’t do a lot of cooking. When I got to culinary school, all I had was my love of cooking and a little experience in Italy. So today, I want to give you some solid advice- kitchen tips […]

Ep. 296: 20 Cooking Tips No One Taught You

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We know coming up with meal ideas can be hard- especially ones that are actually realistic for busy families. In this new series, I’m sharing  highlights of our real life meals- what we ate throughout the month- to give you inspiration– from shortcut dinners to behind the scenes of recipe creation. So let’s dive into […]

Ep. 295: What We Ate: September 2022

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You need a rice cooker. There, I said it. Let me tell you I had never even SEEN a rice cooker until I met my husband… but now I am a rice cooker convert and I am here to also make you a convert to this $25 kitchen appliance- or if you have one, dust […]

Ep. 293: Rice Cooker 101: Perfect Grains Every Time

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Today we are talking all things shortcut dinners– because we all have busy nights! Where I would love to tell you that you could be eating fully from scratch, home cooked meals all week long in under 20 minutes, that’s often not possible. Meal prep helps, but it’s also helpful to have those quick and […]

Ep. 292: Shortcut Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights

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If you’ve ever experienced anxiety, you know it can feel debilitating. We try all the tools and often find our own secret sauce to cope with anxiety, whether it’s meditation or medication (or a combination of both)… but what do we do when our kids experience anxiety? We’re not in their head, and it’s hard […]

Ep. 276 How to help kids cope with anxiety with Julie Reynolds, LPC

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Sugar. It’s a huge buzzword in the nutrition AND parenting world… and I think most of us know, too much of anything isn’t a good think (it’s all about balance!). But added sugar is seemingly everywhere- and it’s affecting our kids. So how do we reduce the added sugar, without restricting our kids from the […]

Ep. 274 The truth about sugar and our kids with Dr. Michael Goran and Dr. Emily Ventura

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Feeding a family can be hard in and of itself- but feeding a family when one (or in today’s guest’s case, almost all!) of your family members has food allergies can feel next to impossible. In today’s episode, I’m chatting with Kathlena, also known as the Allergy Chef, a recipe developer specifically for food allergies […]

Ep. 272 Managing a family kitchen with food allergies with Kathlena, The Allergy Chef

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 I don’t know the last time I had this much fun recording a podcast episode- but when you get me and my sister in a room together, it’s bound to be a good time! It wasn’t always that way, though- in today’s episode we adventure through listener questions on our relationship as sisters, advice for […]

Ep. 268: Q + A: Sister Edition (the highs and lows of childhood to adult sibling relationships, living with a sister with an eating disorder and more than a hint of 90’s and ’00’s nostalglia)

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 Having meaningful conversations with kids is one of the best ways to connect deeply with kids and build their confidence, kindness, and creativity. In today’s episode, I’m joined by Rebecca Rolland, nationally certified speech-language pathologist, Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer and author of The Art of Talking with Children to share some incredible simple, […]

Ep. 266: The Art of Talking with Children with nationally certified speech pathologist Rebecca Rolland

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Research has shown a huge uptick in mood disturbances- everything from anxiety to depression to stress and burnout, in the last couple of years- which is no surprise, given our world but what many of us don’t realize is despite there being a lot OUT of our control, there’s also so much we can add […]

Ep. 264: Improve Your Mood with Food: nutrition tips, foods to eat, supplements to take for better mood with Andrea Donsky, RHN

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