14 Best Christmas Movies for Kids & Families, Plus Easy Finger Food Dinner Ideas

Recommendations for little kids, big kids and movies you’ll love watching together Between all the Ho-Ho-Hoing, the holiday season also means extra trips to the store, rehearsals for every pageant you can imagine and so much present coordinating. Thinking. Ordering. Tracking. Wrapping. Hiding. Who else is exhausted? Here to save the day are… Kid-Friendly Christmas […]

Healthy Pineapple Crisp Kids Love

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe You know I love serving healthy versions of decadent dishes for breakfast: like strawberry cobbler, peach crisp and now this healthy pineapple crisp! What makes this pineapple crisp healthy? We use whole oats instead of plain white flour. Only a scant half cup of sugar for the whole pan. Fresh pineapple […]

Creamy Lemon Pasta Primavera

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The secret of this creamy lemon pasta primavera is simple: roast the vegetables in the oven first. You won’t regret the extra flavor, not one bit. Plus, if your kids are used to eating roasted vegetables, that’s a flavor ladder you can use to introduce them to something slightly new. All […]

6 secrets to help kids go from picky eating to “Yes, P-L-E-A-S-E!”—and only 1 is about food

Can picky eating be transformed into kids who have the skills to try new foods? Will we ever enjoy family meals together? You might be surprised, especially at what it takes. Instead of recipes, raising happy, healthy little foodies calls for curiosity, patience and courage. Moving beyond picky eating is more about character than kale. […]

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These easy mashed potatoes are the creamiest, most delicious version of a childhood favorite–except they’re simpler and a little more nutritious than what I grew up with. We gave mashed potatoes the Foodlets treatment. What you need to make easy mashed potatoes Yellow/gold potatoes Salt & pepper Plain Greek yogurt Optional: […]