Kid & Toddler Friendly Recipes

Pumpkin banana oatmeal

Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal

Warm, naturally sweet, and a filling breakfast, this Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal with walnuts tastes like pie in a bowl. It’s a wonderful time of year when summer welcomes fall. This beautiful exchange was ever so apparent during my latest visit to the farmer’s market where ripe berries were being sold next to acorn squash and …

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Pineapple Mango Green Smoothie

Pineapple Mango Green Smoothie

This bright and fruity green smoothie is made with pineapple, mango, apple, and spinach. It makes the perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert for sipping on-the-go! I love this time of year, where days are filled with school, sports, and a slew of different holidays. A great way to minimize the …

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apple cinnamon smoothie

Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

This thick and creamy breakfast smoothie recipe is made with ripe bananas, juicy apples and warm cinnamon. It’s the ultimate healthy meal or snack for on-the-go! If you’ve been following my recipes for a while, you know how much I LOVE smoothies. They are so versatile and the options are …

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roasted chicken pieces

Easy Roasted Chicken Pieces

There is no easier or more delicious dinner than roasted chicken. Made with simple pantry spices you already have on hand, you will want to make this easy chicken dinner recipe again and again. I always have a few packs of chicken on hand to cook for salads, soups or …

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Baked Chicken Taquitos

A healthy spin-off of the Tex-Mex classic, these baked chicken taquitos are not fried! Packed with juicy chicken and topped with cotija cheese, these hand-held taquitos are crunchy, crispy, and oh-so-delicious. It probably goes without saying that fried foods are less healthy than their baked counterparts. The oil in which …

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Plate of Baked Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

Baked Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

These juicy Baked Turkey Zucchini Meatballs are made with grated zucchini to create perfectly tender meatballs with an extra boost of fiber. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner!  Ground turkey breast is one of my favorite types of lean protein because it is literally a blank canvas just waiting to …

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SFEEHAS meat pies

Lebanese Meat Pies (Sfeehas)

These savory Lebanese meat pies (known as sfeehas) get their irresistible flavor from clarified butter, toasted pine nuts and fragrant cinnamon. Meat pies are a very popular dish throughout the world. Whether it’s empanadas in Spain, patties in Jamaica or pasties in Eastern Europe, it seems so many different cultures …

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie Breakfast Recipe

Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie

This thick and creamy strawberry banana protein smoothie is naturally sweetened, kid-friendly and great for busy mornings on-the-go! Smoothies are my jam. One reason I never get sick of my daily morning smoothie is because I’m always changing the ingredients based on seasonality.  Spring has officially arrived which means strawberry …

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Ants on a Log Six Ways - Healthy Snack Recipes for Kids

Ants on a Log Six Ways

In honor of National Ants on a Log Day, I’ve created six fun new ways to enjoy the childhood classic snack that everyone loves to eat! Snacks are life. Whether you’re trying to reach a weight loss goal, fuel a workout routine or keep up with your hungry kiddos, I …

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