Does it feel like your child only wants crackers, cookies and packaged food for snacks? In this post I talk about how to shift your (and your child’s thinking when it comes to snacks) and how to create more variety and calm when it comes to snack time.Read More
Chickpeas are so versatile. They can be eaten as a snack on their own, as part of hummus, and my favorite, in cookies or muffins! The creamy texture makes them a great addition to baked goods. In these chocolate chickpea muffins I combine a few of my favorite things: chick peas and chocolate!Read More
Summer heat leaving you feeling unmotivated in the kitchen? Here are a few of my favorite tips to beating the heat when it comes to feeding your family: to keep you nourished and hydrated all summer long.Read More
Do you have a schedule for meals and snacks? One of the first ways I help families struggling with picky eating is to review their meal and snack schedule, or routine. Having a schedule for your little one (usually after about 14-16 months of age) can make a world of difference when feeding your child. Read more to find out why and ways to get started.Read More
One of the most common questions I get asked in my practice is if parents should be offering dessert after dinner. Some parents offer dessert as a “reward” for eating dinner, others are confused about how often they should be offering sweet foods after dinner, and still some want to provide a snack after dinnertime if they feel their child has not eaten enough.
Most of their problems are solved with a simple solution: the bedtime snack.Read More
When my now 1.5 year old was an infant starting solids, we had a lot of fun in the kitchen. One of my favorite recipes we created were spinach and banana yogurt drops. We blended together spinach, banana and greek yogurt, added a little more yogurt to thicken the drops, placed them on wax paper in the freezer and then had these delicious drops. Try this easy, fun recipe!Read More