This Mother’s Day All I Want to Say is… I’m Sorry

Last year, it was my first Mother’s Day as a mom. My son was six months old at the time and I was just so incredibly exhausted. I wanted to fall to my mother’s feet and say, I get it. I finally understood why Mother’s Day wasn’t just a silly Hallmark holiday — it represented so much more. TheContinue reading “This Mother’s Day All I Want to Say is… I’m Sorry”

Cooking With Kiddies Recipe Share: Pizza Dough

We made mini pizzas at our first Cooking with Kiddies class last week. It was a success! The kids had a chance to get their hands messy and participate in the meal-making process. Most of all, they enjoyed finally munching on the product of their hard work! A few of you had asked for me to share myContinue reading “Cooking With Kiddies Recipe Share: Pizza Dough”

Super-Moist Guilt-Free Avocado Brownies

Good guacamole makes any party an instant hit, but few people know what else to do with these amazing fruits. Want more from your avocados? Try using them in baking. Avocados make exceptional substitutes for butter and other fats in baking recipes. Their subtle flavor is easily masked with traditional baking ingredients like cocoa powderContinue reading “Super-Moist Guilt-Free Avocado Brownies”

The Heartbreak of ‘Meatless Mothering’

It’s been months since my last outing sans-stroller, and I am delighted to be perusing a non-laminated, non-sticky menu at a ‘grown-up’ restaurant. I skim through it quickly, looking for the small carrot image that will be printed near the entree I will be eating this evening. There’s one. It looks like I’ll be havingContinue reading “The Heartbreak of ‘Meatless Mothering’”

Lotsa Veggies Spaghetti

This one was a hit last night! Spaghetti is usually a popular meal with toddlers, but this version is one that you definitely won’t mind serving. The long list of chopped veggies means there is ample opportunity to get the kids involved in preparing the sauce. Give them a chance to explore the vegetables –Continue reading “Lotsa Veggies Spaghetti”