Favorite Fruit Sticks (the Kids Can Help Make!)

[ad_1] Fruit Sticks are one of my very favorite ways to help the kids find fruit more fun—especially when they’re reluctant to try new things—or even fruits they liked last week! This is an activity and snack the kids can help make, too. Fruit Sticks Ah, fruit sticks. My not-so-secret way to serve up all […]

How to Make an Outdoor Easel

[ad_1] Inside: A comprehensive tutorial and breakdown of a DIY outdoor easel for kids. I’m not exactly known for my DIY prowess despite what “owning a kids activity blog” might make you think. There’s a big difference between using sticky notes with toddlers or peeling apart dot stickers and crafting/do-it-yourself/general Martha Stewart like behaviors. But […]

Watermelon Popsicles, 2 Ways

[ad_1] Learn how to turn fresh watermelon into popsicles by either blending it and freezing it in popsicle molds or freezing watermelon sticks or wedges. This added sugar-free popsicle recipe is refreshing and delicious. Watermelon Popsicles There are few things better than fresh watermelon, but turning that fresh watermelon into a popsicle is a close […]

20-Minute Stir Fry Noodles with Veggies

[ad_1] For many kids, noodles and pasta are a favorite dinner option. This quick Stir Fry Noodles is a family dinner that plays off of that familiar starting point and introduces potentially new flavors in a safe way. It’s fast, delicious, and so versatile! Stir Fry Noodles We love these stir fry noodles because the […]

Easy Boiled Beets (to Share with the Kids) – Yummy Toddler Food

[ad_1] These easy Boiled Beets, which don’t even require peeling before you cook them, are one of our go-to easy vegetable recipes to share with the kids. You can make them with any variety, and they work well to cook ahead and serve throughout the week. Boiled Beets First of all, I realize that beets […]

Favorite Salmon Salad Sandwich: Packed with Protein and Healthy Fats

[ad_1] Offering healthy fats to kids is easy when you keep a can of wild salmon on hand to make a simple open-face Salmon Salad Sandwich. The process is easy and doesn’t require any fancy tools—and a yummy meal can be ready in about 5 minutes! Salmon Salad Sandwich This recipe for Salmon Salad is […]

Favorite Mango Smoothie Recipe (Just 3 ingredients!)

[ad_1] This Mango Smoothie recipe is super dialed-in to ensure it’s creamy, naturally sweet, and easy to make. It’s a perfect toddler and baby smoothie that us adults will enjoy, too. Mango Smoothie Recipe I love to keep a bag of cubed mango in the freezer because it blends up so creamy in a smoothie. […]

Easy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (Perfect for Meal Prep)

[ad_1] With a handful of simple, nutritious ingredients, you can mix up this fresh Mediterranean Quinoa Salad to have on hand for lunches or weeknight dinners for yourself—or to serve deconstructed for the kids. It even stores well in the fridge for up to 5 days. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad I love a good quinoa salad […]

Easy Spinach Pesto (Nut-Free, Freezer-Friendly)

[ad_1] Pack your next pasta night (or pizza night) with nutrition using this super simple Spinach Pesto recipe. It’s made without nuts, so it’s budget-friendly and allergy safe—and it stores well in the fridge or freezer for future meals! Spinach Pesto My family adores pasta (like so many families I know), and this Spinach Pesto […]

Favorite Smoothie Cups – Yummy Toddler Food

[ad_1] Having a durable and easy-to-use smoothie cup to use at home or on the go is one of the best ways to enjoy more smoothies. And these cups—which range from glass and silicone, to stainless, and BPA-free plastic—are perfect for kids of all ages…and can fit all budgets. Smoothie Cups We drink a lot […]

Watermelon for Baby and Toddlers, 2 Ways

[ad_1] Watermelon is refreshing, delicious, and packed with both hydration and vitamin C—which makes it a wonderful food to share with the kids. Learn how to serve watermelon for baby (and to toddlers) with an easy puree and a BLW option. Watermelon for Baby All year round, but especially in the warmer months, watermelon is […]

Strawberry Overnight Oats to Share with the Kids

[ad_1] Make it easy to feed yourself and the kids a healthy breakfast, no matter how busy you are, with this simple make-ahead Strawberry Overnight Oats recipe. Strawberry Overnight Oats At many points in my life as a mom, I’ve been guilty of feeding myself last. But it almost always leads to me being super […]

Blueberry Banana Muffins with Oats (Easy & Make-Ahead!)

[ad_1] These Blueberry Banana Muffins are a total treat, especially because they are so easy to make, and they taste like they came from a bakery. The two fruits in the muffins add natural sweetness and a base of oatmeal adds extra goodness. All in about 30 minutes! Blueberry Banana Muffins I love to make […]