Three Halloween Food Tricks

Halloween is a big deal at our house. Each year we add a few more decorations and a new Halloween book or two. The past year or so I’ve also found a few fun ways to add some Halloween tricks to lunch and snack time. Spooky Halloween Food Picks I like to slip in a…

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Get Green for Self-Care

“Eat your veggies!” How many times have you said this to your kid? Or how many times do you remember your parents saying this to you? There are so many forms of self-care that we do for our kids on a regular basis that we seem to neglect for ourselves. I know for me, just…

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A Snack You Can Truly Indulge In

Before she goes on maternity leave, Jenn Rose Baker is sharing one of her easiest, healthiest, and kid-friendliest (that’s a word, right?) recipes! I know I can’t wait to give these a try! Stay tuned . . . next time we here from Jenn, she’ll be a mom of three! Today I want to share with you…

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DIY Fiber-Filled Granola Bars

So many of you have asked about the Fiber Filled Granola Bars I eat all the time. They are not only amazingly delicious but they helped keep me regular throughout my pregnancy (which not a lot of pregnant women can say). I seriously eat at least 2 bites a day – even now at 3…

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My Favorite Dessert Drinks

When I think of summer, two of my favorite foods are watermelon and ice cream. I know summer officially comes to an end this week, but my family will continue to drink both of these fun dessert drinks all year long. One is a Watermelon Mint Slushie – an easy hydrating and cooling drink and…

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My Easy & Quick NYC CrockPot Chili

This is probably the recipe that I have been making the longest and thus one of my favorites. Back in our 20’s when we were living in our 400 square foot apartment in New York City, I pretty much made one meal . . . this one. I was given a recipe from a wife…

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My Favorite Holiday Treat

I cannot imagine the holidays without my Grandmother’s Homemade Chex Mix. This year is the first year we aren’t spending Christmas in Chicago, where I can eat all of the Chex Mix my mom makes. LOL As a result, I resorted to making it on my own this year. Surprisingly, not only did I realize…

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