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  Mornings can be rough- especially when you’re just getting back into the swing of things with school. The kids aren’t necessarily used to the routine yet, you’re not used to the routine and it takes some adjustment. One of the ways to ease the transition? Planning ahead. I know, I sound like a broken […]

6 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for school mornings

  Mornings can be rough- especially when you’re just getting back into the swing of things with school. The kids aren’t necessarily used to the routine yet, you’re not used to the routine and it takes some adjustment. One of the ways to ease the transition? Planning ahead. I know, I sound like a broken […]

6 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for school mornings

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Back to school is upon is– for some of you, you might already be a week or two in, by now. For us in the Northeast, we’re starting bright and early next week, just following labor day. But wherever you’re at in the back to school transition, we can all use a little inspiration, right? It’s […]

Back to School: Lunchbox Inspiration

Healthy Kids

I am a big proponent of fresh, real food– getting food as close to the source as you can, buying local and using fresh ingredients– but as much as I love a good batch of homemade mayo or salad dressing or making my own crackers, let’s be real- life as a mama is busy and […]

My Healthy Mama Pantry Staples

Real Food 101

I’m back for the second time this week, chatting about how to make back to school just a little bit healthier. And today, I want to share my healthy lunch box formula. Now let’s be clear here: just like when it comes to eating any meal, there is NO right or wrong way to pack […]

Back to School: The Healthy Lunch Box Formula

Healthy Kids

 You know how much I love green smoothies for moms. But why not kids?! Growing kids need the same nutrients we do as adults, but in abundance (much like during pregnancy). They need macronutrients- carbohydrate and fats for energy and protein for growing healthy muscle and bones; as well as micronutrients like calcium (for those strong […]

Why Green Smoothies are Great for Kids

Healthy Kids

  Chicken soup is more than good for the soul. This sick-day staple is not just comforting when we’re on the mend; it’s actually incredibly beneficial for preventing illness and boosting the immune system, as well- when it’s made with one of my favorite immune-boosting staples, bone broth.   Bone broth has been all the rage in the nutrition […]

Cooking Basics: Basic Bone Broth Recipe

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  On Friday, I shared my favorite tactics for boosting your family’s immune system to ward off colds and flus- before they start! And one of the best, and easiest ways to boost your whole family’s immune system, is to include immune-boosting whole foods in your everyday meals. By simply ensuring you’re providing your family […]

12 Foods to Boost your Family’s Immune System

Healthy Living