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Affiliate Disclosure Back to School Season has arrived! It’s time to start packing school lunches, and if you’re anything like me- that also means researching the latest and best school lunch gear, to make sure I’m packing lunches in the most efficient way possible. We’ve been packing lunches for over 6 years now- and we’ve […]

Our Favorite School Lunch Gear (2022)

Affiliate Disclosure Back to School Season has arrived! It’s time to start packing school lunches, and if you’re anything like me- that also means researching the latest and best school lunch gear, to make sure I’m packing lunches in the most efficient way possible. We’ve been packing lunches for over 6 years now- and we’ve […]

Our Favorite School Lunch Gear (2022)

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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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The seasons are changing and many of us are craving that change from warmer summer meals to more cozy, comforting dishes. But for many of us, the weather is still fairly warm… so how do we start that fall meal transition without jumping RIGHT into soups and stews and chilis? Today we’re talking fall transition […]

Ep. 294: How to start the transition to fall cooking

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If you’re anything like me, as soon as there’s a slight chill in the air (or in our case, a rainy day in Florida), I’m ready for allll the fall flavors. I love summer, don’t get me wrong, but there is something about root vegetables and cozy warming spices that make me so excited for […]

Almost Autumn Farro Salad

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I’m coming at you with a bonus episode today, and though it’s fairly specific topic, my hope is that our experience helps any of you who is moving soon or in the future– or that you’ll pass it  on to someone else in your life who could use it! LISTEN: Listen on iTunes | Listen […]

Bonus Episode: Meal Planning Around a Move

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We love steak in our house– but steak can be pretty darn expensive, especially when you’re serving a family. These sheet pan steak steak fajitas utilize a marinated flank steak for the best texture- at a lower price point than ribeye or sirloin, with the addition of an easy weeknight sheet pan preparation. I know […]

Sheet Pan Flank Steak Fajitas

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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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Breakfast, the most important meal of the day… and often the most difficult. We want our kids (and ourselves) to have a balanced breakfast before school, work, whatever we’re doing that day… but mornings can be rushed and often it’s easier to just pour a bowl of cereal and be on your way. But we […]

Ep. 291: Easy Balanced Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

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Breakfast, the most important meal of the day… and often the most difficult. We want our kids (and ourselves) to have a balanced breakfast before school, work, whatever we’re doing that day… but mornings can be rushed and often it’s easier to just pour a bowl of cereal and be on your way.  Before you […]

20+ Easy Balanced Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Meal Planning

We are always looking for new and different nutrient-dense breakfast options for our kiddos- and I know from talking to many of you that you are, too! These sweet potato protein pancakes are easy to make, full of protein and fiber to keep your kids (and you) full and satisfied, inexpensive and can even be […]

Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

Recipes

It’s that time again… time to start thinking about school lunches. I hear from so many mamas that school lunches are the bane of your existence and I get it… having to make a balanced lunch for a tiny human at seven in the morning, sometimes before coffee, hoping that they’ll actually eat it- can […]

Ep. 290: Our Kids School Lunch System

Podcast

It’s that time again… time to start thinking about school lunches. I hear from so many mamas that school lunches are the bane of your existence and I get it… having to make a balanced lunch for a tiny human at seven in the morning, sometimes before coffee, hoping that they’ll actually eat it- can […]

3 Questions to Simplify School Lunch Packing

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